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By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on August 26, 2016

People aged 65 and over are more prone to developing diabetes than younger adults, but there are ways to reduce its risk. If you are concerned your senior loved one’s lifestyle puts him or her at higher risk for diabetes, Victoria elder care professionals have a few suggestions to help…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on August 19, 2016

Caring for an elderly loved one can be both challenging and fulfilling, and it requires a great deal of time and dedication. Family caregivers who also hold full-time jobs, have families of their own, and want to maintain some semblance of a social life often find themselves stressed and exhausted….

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on August 12, 2016

Though environmental factors, genetics, and lifestyle choices are believed to be the primary causes of Alzheimer’s, recent research indicates a compromised immune system may also play a significant role in the disease’s development. Victoria Alzheimer’s care experts discuss the connections between the immune system and Alzheimer’s and share details on…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on August 5, 2016

Bonds of friendship are often formed when we are young, and many of these bonds continue to stay strong well into the golden years. Victoria elder care professionals discuss why it’s important for your senior loved one to stay socially active, whether it’s through maintaining longstanding friendships or building brand…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on July 29, 2016

When an aging loved one needs in-home care, one of the most common concerns families face is how to pay for these services. Luckily, Canada has quite a few options that don’t involve exhausting your family’s savings accounts. Here are some suggestions for financing your loved one’s in-home care in…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on July 22, 2016

After a stroke, your senior loved one will experience weakness on one side of the body, but it’s important to devote time each day to increasing his or her strength, mobility, and coordination. Certain exercises have proven to be helpful in post-stroke therapy, and the Victoria stroke care experts at Home…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on July 15, 2016

According to Parkinson Society Canada, there are nearly 100,000 Canadians living with Parkinson’s disease. If your elderly loved one has recently been diagnosed with the condition, he or she can continue to live a happy and healthy life with the right support. Here are a few tips to keep in…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on July 8, 2016

The quality of the care your elderly loved one receives is an essential part of helping him or her thrive and live independently at home, and you need to take the time to select the right home care agency to meet his or her needs. Knowing what services agencies provide…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on June 24, 2016

Diagnosing dementia can be a complicated process because its symptoms often mimic those of other diseases. If you suspect an elderly loved one is developing dementia, it’s vital to get an official diagnosis as early as possible so he or she can begin receiving high-quality Victoria dementia care. To help…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 11:12 am on June 17, 2016

Muhammad Ali was a true legend as a boxer and as a warrior against Parkinson’s disease. He left behind many lessons to go along with his legacy, and Victoria, BC, senior care experts want to share a few of those important messages. Focus on Inner Strength Even though Ali grew up…