Should You Worry About a Senior’s Shuffling Walk?

Scuff. Scuff. Scuff. That’s the sound many caregivers hear when their aging relative walks through the room. The senior does not pick up their feet. Instead, they shuffle across the floor, never … [Read more...]

A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding and Arranging Home Care Services

The experience of finding and arranging the right home care services can be stressful. You want what’s best for your parents, but you need a solution to the changing care needs now and not years from … [Read more...]

Safety Tips Your Dad Should Follow When Driving

Being older doesn't mean it's not safe to drive. In 2015, drivers over 65 accounted for 33.1 percent of all crashes. That's less than the 35.9 percent for drivers 16 to 20 or 34.3 percent for drivers … [Read more...]

Protecting Yourself as a Caregiver to a Senior with Hep C

People born between the years of 1945 and 1965 are known as the Baby Boomer generation, and they are at a higher risk for Hepatitis C (Hep C) than other generations. Hep C is a serious condition that … [Read more...]

Why is Sleep Apnea Dangerous?

Have you noticed that your parent snores loudly or sometimes stops breathing for a few seconds or longer during sleep? If so, you may want to talk to your parent’s doctor about sleep apnea, a common … [Read more...]

Chronic Disease and Your Aging Parent

Elder Care in Richmond Hill Chronic diseases such as arthritis, diabetes, dementia, and liver and cardiovascular disease are more common than not among the elderly. It is estimated that 80 percent of … [Read more...]

Elder Care Tips: Determining If an Outdoor Space is Senior-Friendly

Elder Care in Richmond Hill Outings and adventures are an important part of your elder care plan. Whether you are heading out for a few hours in the afternoon or planning a longer trip with your … [Read more...]