Fun Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

Fun Ways to Beat the Summer Heat North Vancouver

Summer is in full swing, and temperatures are soaring. As nice as some fresh air can be, spending too much time outdoors can put seniors at increased risk for heat exhaustion, heat stroke, dehydration, and other health concerns. Staying indoors in the air conditioning is ideal, but that can mean getting creative so your senior … Continue reading Fun Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

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5 New Year’s Resolution Ideas For Seniors

5 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Seniors

Another year has come and gone, and a new one has just begun. It’s never too late to make positive changes in your life to boost your health and happiness. New Year’s resolutions often get a bad rap because many people set their sights high and then lose motivation partway through the year. However, setting … Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolution Ideas For Seniors

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6 Ways Seniors Can Ward Off the Winter Blues

6 Ways Seniors Can Ward Off the Winter Blues

Winter can be a tough time because the daylight hours are shorter, temperatures are colder, and days are often drearier. Being stuck inside can make anyone feel more depressed and anxious. Plus, seniors may feel down around the holidays thinking about loved ones they’ve lost along the way. But there are plenty of ways to … Continue reading 6 Ways Seniors Can Ward Off the Winter Blues

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Alleviate Caregiver Burden with Always Best Senior Services

Alleviate Caregiver Burden with Always Best Senior Services

Caregiver distress, also known as caregiver burden, is on the rise, according to a Global News report. An estimated 31% of home care recipients in British Columbia have a caregiver in distress, meaning they’re angry, depressed, or feeling hopeless about their ability to continue to provide care over the long term. This number has jumped … Continue reading Alleviate Caregiver Burden with Always Best Senior Services

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Stop Holiday Stress: Helping Sandwiched Non Medical Senior Care Providers Find the Balance

Stop Holiday Stress: Helping Sandwiched Non Medical Senior Care Providers Find the Balance

Traditionally, the term “sandwich generation” is used to define those who have a living parent and are either supporting an adult child or raising a child under age 18. However, the term has recently been mapped onto British Columbia’s senior care conundrum as a means of understanding Canadians’ conflicting care duties. For our purposes, the … Continue reading Stop Holiday Stress: Helping Sandwiched Non Medical Senior Care Providers Find the Balance

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