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Why Laughter Helps Caregiving

Why Laughter Helps Caregiving

You’ve probably heard the old proverb, “Laughter is the best medicine.” It’s no joke! Laughter brings many health and social benefits to people of all ages, especially older adults. As a caregiver to an elderly loved one, keeping a sense of humour while carrying out...
Tips on Helping Older People with Asthma

Tips on Helping Older People with Asthma

Ask anyone who suffers from asthma: it’s a worrying condition that makes breathing difficult and triggers coughing attacks, wheezing (a whistling sound) when they exhale, itchy eyes, sore throat, and shortness of breath. Although commonly thought of as a “childhood...
The Facts About Low Blood Pressure in Older People

The Facts About Low Blood Pressure in Older People

Important note: If you reached this article because someone is experiencing a sudden drop in blood pressure caused by uncontrolled bleeding, severe infections, or allergic reactions, please call 911 immediately. This can be a life-threatening situation that requires...