Caregiver News
Active Living

Grandma posing in her garden

Healthy garden, healthy body

Working in the garden is a pastime enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. “Getting your hands dirty” is not just about having an attractive backyard or a healthy supply of vegetables, but about reaping the physical and mental health benefits as well.

Read the full story

Posted in Active Living 0 Comments

When the going gets tough.

When the going gets tough may I resist my first impulse to wade in, fix, explain, resolve, and restore.

Read the full story

Posted in Active Living, Caregiver Burnout 0 Comments

It’s tax time. Are you claiming everything?

Everything from gluten-free food to medical marijuana can be claimed as a medical expense, not just prescriptions.

Read the full story

Posted in Active Living, Diet & Nutrition, Equipment, Financial & Legal, Health & Illness, Managing Risk 0 Comments

Wheel Dance offers ‘complete freedom’ to disabled dancers

Ballroom dancing in a wheelchair feels like ‘floating through the clouds,’ Ken Faber says. ‘Nothing else compares.’

Read the full story

Posted in Active Living, Equipment, Health & Illness 0 Comments

Grandma in a tuque, by Andrea Chiu

Stay safe and happy this winter… what you need to know

For aging adults, winter can be a difficult time, especially in our cold northern climate. Follow these helpful tips to keep active and healthy as the thermometer drops.

Read the full story

Posted in Active Living 0 Comments

daughter with senior mother

1 in 3 Alzheimer’s cases are preventable

Read this article to learn about the major risk factors.

Read the full story

Posted in Active Living, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Health & Illness 0 Comments

Can meditation help prevent the effects of ageing?

One Nobel Prize-winner is finding the scientific in the spiritual

Read the full story

Posted in Active Living, Health & Illness 0 Comments

Grandma posing in her garden

Healthy Garden, Healthy Body

Working in the garden is a pastime enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. “Getting your hands dirty” is not just about having an attractive backyard or a healthy supply of vegetables, but about reaping the physical and mental health benefits as well.

Read the full story

Posted in Active Living 0 Comments

Mom Fell Again! How Can I Prevent Falls at Home?

How to Prevent Falls at Home

Read the full story

Posted in Active Living, Family Caregiving, Managing Risk 0 Comments

A Secret Benefit to Regular Exercise for Persons with Mobility Challenges

People who require wheelchairs or walkers have to be especially motivated to stay fit.

Read the full story

Posted in Active Living 0 Comments

Caregiver Solutions MagazineComcareDesign & DevelopGlaxoSmithKlineGoogle GrantsGovernment of Canada
Government of OntarioHealing CycleShoppers Drug MartThe Care GuideThe Ontario Trillium Foundation