When I hear people talking about the “hot date” they had recently, I’m naturally curious about what they mean. A hot date for a boomer may have nothing to do with a beautiful or handsome person. Read More
Gardening is a proven stress-buster, and has even been shown to improve the symptoms of depression. Read More
All of us know that worrying about and taking care of someone else can be overwhelming at times. So, this article is dedicated to you—the caregiver. Read More
A miracle of modern medicine is the development of medications that can alter
the natural history of once-fatal or disabling illnesses. Read More
Do you ever feel overwhelmed? You’re not alone! In fact, the percentage of Canadians feeling stressed has doubled in the past 10 years. Read More
Each caregiving journey is unique with a common thread: willingness, patience and dedication. Read More
Pick a location accessible for all—with comfortable chairs, a menu that is easy to eat and digest for ali, and take lots of pictures and have fun! Read More
Romance and bold new relationships are a growing and potential causes of joy, worry and conflict for adult children. Read More
Most of us want to stay independent and make our own decisions for as long as possible. Here are some ideas for
keeping safe on your own. Read More
Flips might lead to flops...“easy-access” footwear such as slippers, sandals and flip-flops top the list of potential hazards. Read More
Can we protect ourselves and those we care about and make sure that we’re both wise and safe consumers? Read More
What would you do if the person you care for is taken in hospital and can’t communicate? Do you know his or her wishes for care? Read More
Family members who play a large role in assisting with care can become stressed or “burnt out” during a disease’s duration. Read More
Be leery of offers that say “Today only,” “Too good to pass up,” “Cash only” or “Limited offer.” Read More
You would think it would be easy to agree on what to do when an older family member shows signs of failing mental function. Read More
The lyrics from the Carole King song “You’ve Got A Friend” remind us of how lucky we are to have friends. Read More
It is a common misconception that impaired balance is an inevitable and irreversible consequence of aging. Read More
Some funding is available for renovations that improve the independence and safety of seniors or people with disabilities. Read More
No matter what change's occur in the family dynamic, it’s important to discuss it openly to find an idea that works for all. Read More
In this article, I share with you some of the highlights from two of our speakers who are lawyers.
Can we protect ourselves and those we care about and make sure that we’re both wise and safe consumers?
Each caregiving journey is unique with a common thread: willingness, patience and dedication.
Many people enjoy a daily walk as a great way to exercise, but winter can put a damper on this.
More social supports for male caregivers must be put in place to help them succeed in their roles.
We Care’s healthcare professionals answer your questions for senior care and health.
Gardening is a proven stress-buster, and has even been shown to improve the symptoms of depression.