Identifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in Seniors

Identifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in Seniors in North Vancouver

A major health and safety concern that comes with aging is fall risk. Seniors tend to be more likely to fall which can lead to fractures, sprains, or contusions that can be difficult to bounce back from. September 23rd is Falls Prevention Awareness Day and a great time to brush up on some of the … Continue reading Identifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in Seniors

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Chronic Care Solutions: Improving Patient Outcomes

Chronic Care Solutions in North Vancouver: Improving Patient Outcomes

One of the challenges that many seniors face with aging is dealing with chronic health conditions. Whether they struggle with arthritis, dementia, diabetes, COPD, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, or another health problem, it can impact their quality of life. Investing in a trusted in-home care provider can improve patient outcomes and empower seniors to make … Continue reading Chronic Care Solutions: Improving Patient Outcomes

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Fun Summer Activities to Do with Seniors

Fun Summer Activities to Do with Seniors in North Vancouver

That chill in the air is officially gone, and warm weather is here to stay! Summer is a great opportunity for seniors to get out and about and enjoy some fresh air. Plus, the kids are out of school, so it allows for more flexibility in getting the family together. Schedule some fun events and … Continue reading Fun Summer Activities to Do with Seniors

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Navigating Senior Care Options: What’s Right for Your Loved One?

Navigating Senior Care Options in North Vancouver: What’s Right for Your Loved One?

Caring for an aging parent can be exhausting and time consuming depending on the level of support they need. You’re trying to balance your own life and family’s needs along with those of an aging parent. Understanding how to navigate senior care options can make ensuring your loved one is well cared for and their … Continue reading Navigating Senior Care Options: What’s Right for Your Loved One?

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Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in North Vancouver (COPD)

Breathing is an essential part of life. When it becomes difficult or you are short of breath, it can make daily activities more challenging and impact your quality of life. Individuals living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD often know this all too well. Finding the right support can play an integral role in … Continue reading Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Managing Chronic Anxiety with Always Best Senior Services

Managing Chronic Anxiety with Always Best Senior Services North Vancouver

Many seniors experience anxiety as they grow older. If your aging parents live in North Vancouver or the surrounding areas, Always Best senior services can help. Chronic anxiety is troubling, but it’s very treatable. A number of effective treatments have been identified in research by the Government of British Columbia, and many are incorporated into … Continue reading Managing Chronic Anxiety with Always Best Senior Services

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Overcoming Long Distance Care Obstacles with Always Best Care

Overcoming Long Distance Care Obstacles with Always Best Care North Vancouver

Looking to ease the long-distance care burden? Always Best Care can help. Today’s post runs down four ways that we improve your our all about how Always Best Care BC Canada helps families coordinate long-distance senior care in North Vancouver and the surrounding areas. Read on to learn what we can do to simplify your … Continue reading Overcoming Long Distance Care Obstacles with Always Best Care

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Keeping Seniors Safe with Home Care Assistance: 8-Point Bathroom Safety Checklist

Keeping Seniors Safe with Home Care Assistance: 8-Point Bathroom Safety Checklist

According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), unintentional falls in the bathroom were the most common form of injury across the country in 2017, resulting in nearly 1,800 emergency-room visits each day. In all, falling was responsible for 32 per cent of all reported ER visits that year, the agency says, costing the … Continue reading Keeping Seniors Safe with Home Care Assistance: 8-Point Bathroom Safety Checklist

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Summer Fitness: Moving Exercise Outdoors

Summer Fitness: Moving Exercise Outdoors in North Vancouver

With nicer weather settling in, it’s hard to resist the temptation to go outside and enjoy the warmth and sunshine. It can also be a great opportunity to shift your workouts outdoors for not only a change of scenery, but also a change in activity. Switch things up and try some different exercises that you … Continue reading Summer Fitness: Moving Exercise Outdoors

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Summer Safety for Seniors with Allergies

Summer Safety for Seniors in North Vancouver with Allergies

Spending time outdoors can be a great way to shake off the last of the winter blues and soak up the sun, but as the weather gets nicer, allergy season often gets worse. Dealing with seasonal allergies is no picnic, and it can be especially difficult for seniors who often have underlying health conditions that … Continue reading Summer Safety for Seniors with Allergies

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