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  1. Simple Ways to Reduce Fall Risks for Older Adults
    September 25, 2020

    Home Instead offers tips and home modifications for older adults and family caregivers to reduce a senior’s fall risk and age in place safely.   Read the full article.

  2. Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia During COVID-19
    September 17, 2020

    In recognition of World Alzheimer’s Month, Home Instead shares tips for taking care of older adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias during COVID-19.   Read the full article.

  3. Let’s Put Dementia on the Agenda
    September 17, 2020

    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.

  4. 5 Ways You Can Help Create an Aging Friendly World
    August 21, 2020

    Learn how you can inspire change, support and advocate for older adults in your community on World Senior Citizen’s Day and throughout the year.   Read the full article.

  5. Inspiring Self-Care: Self-Care Tips for Family Caregivers
    August 04, 2020

    Home Instead offers self-care tips for family caregivers caring for aging loved ones.   Read the full article.

  6. 5 Tips for Seniors to Enjoy Summer Weather Safely
    July 22, 2020

    Learn how older adults can stay safe while temperatures rise.   Read the full article.

  7. 6 Reasons Why Older Adults May Not Eat Enough (Part 2)
    July 20, 2020

    Good nutrition contributes greatly to a senior's quality of life, and eating small quantities of food may be a sign of malnutrition. If you think a senior loved one doesn't get enough calories, then it is wise to seek ways to help.   Read the full article.

  8. 6 Reasons Why Older Adults May Not Eat Enough (Part 1)
    July 07, 2020

    Many family caregivers express anxiety about the amount of food an older loved one eats. How can you tell if a senior needs to eat more, or if they are eating the right food? How can you make sure a senior has enough nutrition despite how little they eat?   Read the full article.

  9. Making Father’s Day One to Remember: Tips for Celebrating from a Distance
    June 18, 2020

    As Father’s Day nears, Home Instead Senior Care shares simple ways to show appreciation for the father figures in your life even while practicing social distancing.   Read the full article.

  10. 5 Must Dos When Aging Alone
    April 30, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers advice and resources to help older adults plan for aging alone and navigating the later years of life independently.   Read the full article.

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    April 27, 2020

    Apart from keeping abreast of health guidelines from the local government / PHAC, Home Instead's partner, the Alzheimer’s Association offers the following tips for dementia caregivers   Read the full article.

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    April 20, 2020

    Apart from keeping abreast of health guidelines from the local government / PHAC, consider the 5 ways family caregivers can help their senior loved ones prepare and reduce the risk of illness in the wake of COVID-19:   Read the full article.

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    March 19, 2020

    As we are starting to experience, the spread of COVID-19 poses many unique challenges for many families within our Burnaby or Vancouver communities, caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Staying at home with the senior loved one to avoid the risk of infection, can become a double-edged sword. Being indoors protects the senior but at the same time claustrophobia and boredom can become extremely overwhelming for the senior and family members involved in their care.   Read the full article.

  14. The Importance of Building Meaningful Relationships as We Age
    March 09, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers advice and resources to build strong connections and relationships later in life.   Read the full article.

  15. Who Needs Senior Care and Why?
    March 03, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care® Burnaby, BC offers in-home care for your senior by providing you with professional CAREGivers for your loved one.   Read the full article.

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    February 26, 2020

    Games can help your senior loved ones mental capacities stay active.   Read the full article.

  17. How to Start Long-term Care Planning for Seniors
    February 06, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers advice and resources to help families and seniors confidently plan for the future.   Read the full article.

  18. Indoor Activities for Alzheimers
    January 30, 2020

    10 Indoor Activities for Your Loved One Living with Alzheimer’s or a Related Dementia.   Read the full article.

  19. New Year, New You: Practicing Active Aging in 2020
    January 10, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers ideas to help older adults stay active throughout the year.   Read the full article.

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