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  1. May
    23
    May 23, 2019

    Packing a healthy lunch is not just for kids and career people. As a busy senior, you can benefit from planning and preparing your brown bag meal for those days you are busy with errands and appointments.   Read the full article.

  2. May
    15
    May 15, 2019

    Your post working life, however, needs just as much consideration as your career days because you are limited to the amount of income you now have available.   Read the full article.

  3. May
    07
    May 07, 2019

    If you practised good habits in your younger years, it will be easier to rediscover them. If not, now is as good a time as any to create some. Use these suggestions to improve your overall wellness and take back your life   Read the full article.

  4. Apr
    30
    April 30, 2019

    Caregiver stress and burnout are on the rise as more and more families enter the Sandwich Generation. Living in a state of exhaustion can be avoided with some tips and the help of a Home Instead Senior Care Personal Support Worker.   Read the full article.

  5. Apr
    23
    April 23, 2019

    The most important aspect to remain healthy is to stay hydrated. For seniors, this can be the hardest part because of medications, climates, and poor habits, but it is also the easiest to control.   Read the full article.

  6. 5 Ways to Manage Caregiver Guilt
    April 19, 2019

    Family caregivers experience lots of emotions that contribute to caregiver stress and guilt is a major contributor. Finding ways to manage caregiver guilt is essential.   Read the full article.

  7. Apr
    15
    April 15, 2019

    Many seniors are reticent to embrace technology, some out of fear, others out of frustration. However, the technological advantages of the past decade offer many older adults advantages that their parents and grandparents did not have.   Read the full article.

  8. Apr
    07
    April 07, 2019

    Aging means you need less sleep. Retirement means we can slow down and quit answering an alarm, doesn’t it? We should be able to stay up as late as we want and get up whenever it pleases us. That is what we tell ourselves anyway.   Read the full article.

  9. Mar
    30
    March 30, 2019

    Caring for your aging family member is demanding. If you have a spouse, children, grandchildren, and a job, you understand the balancing act between parenting your kids and parenting your Mom or Dad.   Read the full article.

  10. Understanding Nutrition as Seniors Age
    March 25, 2019

    Ensuring seniors get proper nutrition as they age can be complicated for family caregivers especially if seniors have chronic medical conditions like diabetes, arthritis, dementia or heart disease.   Read the full article.

  11. Mar
    23
    March 23, 2019

    Aging in place presents a variety of challenges that should be recognized and fixed to ensure your elderly loved one is safe. Unfortunately, you need to not only focus on the physical aspects of reducing hazards.   Read the full article.

  12. Mar
    15
    March 15, 2019

    Your nutritional needs are different as a senior than they were when you were much younger. Losing weight can be harder as your metabolism slows down. Chewing can also be painful if you have ill-fitting dentures which leads to poor eating habits.   Read the full article.

  13. Mar
    07
    March 07, 2019

    You can stay healthy and fit even in your Golden Years. A personal support worker (PSW) from Home Instead Senior Care Brampton can get you or your loved one to and from the gym and assist with preparing nutritious meals.   Read the full article.

  14. If you have a brain, you have a reason to join the Alzheimer’s fight
    March 06, 2019

    It’s projected 14 million people will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s by 2050. It’s a public health crisis. If you have a brain, join this fight. Home Instead CEO Jeff Huber shares five keys to believe there’s hope in the fight.   Read the full article.

  15. Feb
    28
    February 28, 2019

    Taking care of your mom or dad is a noble cause. They spent years doing the same for you. It seems fair to return the favour. Yet, being your parent’s caregiver is bound to take its toll on you and your relationships at some point of this journey.   Read the full article.

  16. Feb
    22
    February 22, 2019

    Deciding to take supplements requires careful thought and discussion with your general practitioner. Ideally, you can get the majority of your nutritional needs met by eating a well-balanced diet made up of whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats.   Read the full article.

  17. Feb
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    February 14, 2019

    For many, the turning of the calendar year indicates it is time to think of tax season. Winter may seem to be dragging, but before you know it, April will be here with warmer temperatures and the tax man. Tax time can be a time of frustration and anguish.   Read the full article.

  18. Feb
    07
    February 07, 2019

    Everyone’s muscles become more prominent and stronger from birth to age 30. Our muscle mass begins to deteriorate about 3-5% each decade after that. The less active you are, the more you can lose. Even active people will lose some muscle.   Read the full article.

  19. Let’s Put Dementia on the Agenda
    February 07, 2019

    Dementia impacts 50 million people today and will triple by 2050. It’s time to erase the stigma, take action and put dementia on the agenda. Home Instead’s commitment begins with care but extends into advocacy.   Read the full article.

  20. Jan
    30
    January 30, 2019

    As we age, not only do we lose our hair and our hearing, we tend to lose teeth. Before you know it, eating has become an endless chore with tasteless food that may result in reduced nutrition and unnecessary illness.   Read the full article.

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