Why Caregivers and Doctors Recommend Medical Alert Systems

Doctors know the importance of having round-the-clock medical monitoring, especially for high-risk patients. Any serious medical emergency could occur anytime, and because doctors have no accurate way of predicting when it would happen, the only logical way to manage it is by conducting 24-hour monitoring of the patient. However, such kind of monitoring is not […]

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Caring for caregivers: Resources for navigating an important job

(BPT) – When David Bowen’s father fell taking out the trash in 2016, it set in motion a series of health challenges the family is still battling together. Bowen, 62, hired a part-time professional caregiver to assist his father along with his mother, who was battling Alzheimer’s, but he found himself serving as a caregiver […]

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Know a Caregiver Who Deserves to Win $10,000? Nominate Them Today

“The closest thing to be cared for, is to care for someone else.” — Carson McCullers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRufGjE3x4s There is no doubt that caregiving is a challenging, yet rewarding experience. It tests an individual physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally — requiring someone to take on a large commitment. Do you know someone who deserves to be […]

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The Reliable Living Centre Is Making Dreams Come True

Many Canadians are in need of mobility options. I work in the community with a lot of seniors, but it is not strictly seniors that need assistance. With many individuals struggling within their own homes, it’s refreshing to see the selection and level of innovation. Such is the newly opened The ReliAble Living Centre (RLC.), […]

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Communication Tips for Caregivers

Helping with communication This information is intended to help the person with dementia and her family and caregivers understand how dementia affects communication, and provide them with useful strategies to help communication throughout the progression of the disease. Reduce distractions: Communicating is always easier if other things are not happening at the same time. For […]

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