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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...
The Rich Benefits of Volunteering

The Rich Benefits of Volunteering

You work hard your entire career until the big day comes when you can finally retire. Congratulations! Now that you’ve made it, what will you do with all your time? Many people find volunteering a wonderful way of staying engaged with their community, feeling...
The Effects of Loneliness on an Older Person’s Health

The Effects of Loneliness on an Older Person’s Health

Loneliness in the lives of older people has been a controversial topic over the last two years. During the pandemic, many assisted living and senior living facilities went into an extended lockdown period. Older adults living at home were advised to shelter in place,...
Mouth Care for Stroke Patients

Mouth Care for Stroke Patients

There are a staggering 50,000 new stroke cases each year in Canada, with an estimated 300,000 people currently living with the effects of the condition. If your loved one has experienced a stroke, it can be difficult for them to perform many everyday tasks, including...
What Makes a Great Caregiver?

What Makes a Great Caregiver?

Taking care of an older family member or providing professional elder care services is noble work that helps vulnerable people maintain happiness and an optimal quality of life. That’s why caregivers need specialized training to provide adequate care and...