Caring for Your Arthritis

Over 15% of Canadians have some form of arthritis, and the rates of arthritis condition skyrocket in the senior demographic; one in three senior men and half of senior women report some form of arthritis. Arthritis comes in a variety of different forms but, it is a...

Care4u Family Conference 2019

        The 2019 Care4u Conference has come and gone. The conference is dedicated to caretakers of all stripes - you don’t need to be employed as a caretaker in order to participate. This conference is put on every year and we wanted to take a...

Role Reversal: Parenting Your Parents

When your parents start becoming frail as a result of age, a great deal of independence is lost and roles are reversed. Yet for most elderly parents, the battle to accept the loss of independence is a real one.  Ageing persons will attempt to hold onto their...

Caring for a Bed Ridden Loved One at Home

When taking care of a bedridden patient, it’s important to pay attention to their emotional and physical and well-being. Knowing what to expect in the period your loved one is bedridden will help you avoid exposing them to health problems associated with being...

Reading for Seniors

Reading a book has profound benefits. We skim and glance at headlines and links online all the time, but the advantages that come from reading a book tend to be greater than those that come from reading articles (yes, even this one). There’s a few reasons that this...