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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…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on June 10, 2016

As people grow older, their care needs evolve, and helping them maintain their independence can become challenging. Changes in cognitive functioning, memory, and mobility often require outside assistance. Following are just a few of the benefits in-home care offers your aging loved one. Customize Care Based on Individual Needs Victoria…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on June 3, 2016

If your senior loved one has received an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, there are a few things you can do to help preserve his or her cognitive health, and it’s never too early to start taking these measures. Making sure your loved one has plenty of opportunities for mental engagement is one…