How Will IoT Transform Senior Care?

The healthcare industry is still trying to figure out a way to care for the elderly population whose life expectancies are increasing by the minute. The IoT has the power to be a gamechanger for the healthcare industry – senior care particularly – by lowering costs and risk while improving the quality of life. If […]...

Is PDGM the most effective payment mechanism for the home healthcare sector?

There has been a growing focus on patient needs and preventive care. This is why CMS has announced the launch of a budget-neutral payment approach. This system has been designed keeping patient requirements into perspective. Traditionally, home healthcare industry has billed for ‘volume’ of care. However, recent changes to Medicare reimbursements policies will compel home healthcare ...

What is the Perfect Holiday Diet for the Elderly?

With the holiday season in full-swing, it’s all about good company and great food these days. Though holiday meals seem tempting, sometimes, we have to stay away from our favourite foods because of the  high-fat, high-sodium, high-sugar, processed ingredients. Health concerns like diabetes, high blood pressure or simply water retention, are particularly common when it […]...

Your Ultimate Travel Checklist for the Snowbird Season

With temperatures falling below 0 is many parts of North America, the thought of drinking a chilled beverage on a sunny beach or taking a leisurely afternoon stroll in the park certainly does sound enticing. The prospect of spending time in warmer climate is particularly appealing to Canadians, especially retirees. According to Canada Post, every […]...

Holiday gifts that would keep your loved ones safe

With holidays approaching fast, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect gift for your loved one. However, with so many options to choose from, deciding on what to buy becomes a difficult task. Though it’s common consensus that an ideal gift is something that is useful, durable, stylish, and affordable. Our gift recommendations are […]...

Top Free Nutrition Apps for Seniors

Our nutritional needs change as we grow older. To make things easy for us, World Health Organization (WHO) has laid out clear nutritional guidelines for older adults. For instance, according to WHO, increasing the consumption of fruit and vegetables by just 1-2 servings daily can reduce cardiovascular risk by 30%! While there are many online […]...

Do I Have Compassion Fatigue?

Is compassion fatigue real? As humans, we are naturally wired to develop connections with people. We bond with family, friends, and coworkers. This is a part of our nature. These connections are usually the strongest with our family and the people whom we have spent a lot of time with. So, when someone we care […]...

How to Cope with Sundowning?

If your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia and he is showing signs of agitation, confusion, or anxiety during late afternoon or evening hours, he’s most probably experiencing ‘sundowning’. Sundowners Syndrome is a state of confusion that people living with dementia experience in late afternoon, evening or at night. Due to this, they are […]...

Is Alzheimer’s Affected By The Season?

Even though seasonal changes affect the lifestyle and health of pretty much everyone, the impact is much stronger on elderly people, particularly those living with Alzheimer’s. This is because seniors living with Alzheimer’s are not only used to set routines but their body’s natural clock also takes longer to adjust to seasonal changes. Here are […]...