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  1. Jul
    15
    July 15, 2018

    We aim to provide as many resources as possible to aid caregivers caring for seniors. If you are looking for websites that are specifically geared toward seniors and their specific needs, we have a list you can bookmark for future reference.   Read the full article.

  2. Jul
    10
    July 10, 2018

    This year's GIVE65 Event is July 10 -12 and Home Instead Senior Care has chosen to support ESS Support Services to raise funds for a much-needed venue.   Read the full article.

  3. Jul
    07
    July 07, 2018

    Bring your parent home from hospital with confidence by working with the caregiving team at Home Instead Senior Care. We support elders and their families with a variety of services that include companionship, personal care, home help, and more.   Read the full article.

  4. Jun
    30
    June 30, 2018

    Traveling is an excellent opportunity to explore new places or visit familiar faces. When you age and have to take a myriad of medications, traveling can mess with regular routine. Do you need to follow the new time zone for that time-sensitive pill?   Read the full article.

  5. Jun
    29
    June 29, 2018

    GIVE65, a program of Home Instead Senior Care Foundation of Canada, is the first and only online crowd -fundraising platform exclusively devoted to raising funds and awareness for programs and services that give seniors hope.   Read the full article.

  6. Jun
    22
    June 22, 2018

    You can help mom remain healthy and avoid re-hospitalization when you both prepare for rehabilitation at home. Professional caregivers, like Home Instead Senior Care, can help your family keep mom at home after an illness.   Read the full article.

  7. Jun
    15
    June 15, 2018

    Dating is new territory for everyone. Mom probably feels the excitement of a new relationship. You and your siblings may have feelings of trepidation. There is no need to let a new companion plant a wedge in your relationship with your parent.   Read the full article.

  8. Jun
    08
    June 08, 2018

    Celebrating Father’s Day is one way to show dad how much he means to you. The question is, what do you give a man who has given you so much? The good news is most fathers are pretty straightforward. So, finding gift ideas can be easy.   Read the full article.

  9. May
    30
    May 30, 2018

    With age comes wisdom as well as aches, pains, and physical constraints. Gram’s knobbly knuckles struggle to grasp her teacup, yet, her laughter still warms your heart. Be sure she is safe in her own home with a few steps of precaution.   Read the full article.

  10. May
    23
    May 23, 2018

    As a family caregiver, you have a lot on your plate. On top of your job, responsibilities with your spouse and kids, taking mom to appointments; making sure dad gets a nutritious dinner or helping Aunt Ethel keep her home clean, can leave you exhausted.   Read the full article.

  11. May
    16
    May 16, 2018

    On average, seniors take six prescription medications daily for a variety of ailments like high blood pressure, pain, anxiety or allergies. At the time of purchasing these medications, side effects are not always properly understood.   Read the full article.

  12. May
    08
    May 08, 2018

    With aging, appetite decreases, physical activity diminishes, and sleep disorders often arise. Many seniors suffer from short-term and chronic insomnia, sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, snoring, or REM sleep behavior disorder.   Read the full article.

  13. Apr
    29
    April 29, 2018

    Many young adults are finding themselves in the complicated position of taking care of their own family, their parents and their jobs. One moment they are watching a ballet recital and the next they are picking up prescriptions for their parents   Read the full article.

  14. Apr
    21
    April 21, 2018

    With the rising use of the Internet comes the increased number of cyber criminals and instances of identity theft. Imposters and criminals stop at nothing to get what they want. Vulnerable seniors are often the ones to pay the price.   Read the full article.

  15. Apr
    14
    April 14, 2018

    When you have reason to believe that your mother is at risk of hurting herself or others, sit down and discuss the issue without delay. If she listens to you, a caregiver with Home Instead Senior Care can provide transportation services.   Read the full article.

  16. Apr
    06
    April 06, 2018

    If your Dad has sudden spells of sadness, despair, anxiety or discouragement without any apparent reason, his medicine might be to blame. Both excessive medication and the wrong mixture of drugs can be responsible for anger or mood swings.   Read the full article.

  17. Mar
    30
    March 30, 2018

    If you or a loved one suffers from a heart attack, what kind of recovery can you expect? Each person is unique but understanding the typical signs of a heart attack can help you or your senior get the medical attention that is needed at once.   Read the full article.

  18. Mar
    23
    March 23, 2018

    What is low-impact exercise? Basically, it is any workout that allows you to keep at least one foot on the ground at all times. This is hugely beneficial for those with limited mobility or who suffer from chronic pain.   Read the full article.

  19. Mar
    17
    March 17, 2018

    Caring for a pet is one way for a senior to overcome loneliness and find meaning in the world. Pets offer delightful companionship and other emotional benefits for you and your aging family member that can turn life around.   Read the full article.

  20. Mar
    09
    March 09, 2018

    If you have a senior loved one who lost a spouse, here are a few things you can do to help them cope during this difficult time. At Home Instead Mississauga, we offer support to the elderly in many ways, including senior companionship and home help   Read the full article.

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