Could You Be Nicer to You?

Very often caregivers are not very understanding or nice to themselves. That presents big problems over time, even contributing to stress levels. When you get a handle on your reactions to yourself … [Read more...]

Ways to Help Your Senior Get Good Sleep at Night

  Seniors, just like the rest of us, can struggle with frustrating sleep issues such as insomnia, with one poll finding that 44% of seniors experience one or more of the common symptoms of … [Read more...]

What Can You Do if You’re Struggling with Taking Breaks as a Caregiver?

You probably already know that you need to take breaks more regularly as a caregiver, but if your response is to make excuses, you're struggling with the … [Read more...]

Warning Signs That My Elderly Relative Shouldn’t Drive

As the family caregiver for your elderly relative, you may soon be facing a difficult task—transitioning them out of driving themselves. It can be a real challenge to convince an elderly adult that … [Read more...]

What are Some Diabetes Superfoods?

Planning meals for a senior with diabetes takes some work. There’s a lot to balance – nutritional value, sugars, carbs, etc. Sometimes it’s difficult to know which foods make the best choices. Experts … [Read more...]

How to Help an Elderly Loved One Cope with Anger

Elder Care in Guelph It is not uncommon for elderly adults to experience episodes of anger.  If your loved one has become less independent due to health issues, it can be very frustrating for them … [Read more...]