Easy Balance Exercises for Seniors

Easy Balance Exercises for Seniors

Falls are one of the leading causes of injury and even death for those in an independent living community in Red Deer and throughout Canada and North America. One way to help reduce the risks of falls for vulnerable seniors, especially during the wet, slippery months...
Conversational Tips for Visits With Loved Ones

Conversational Tips for Visits With Loved Ones

A key barrier that many people experience when it comes to visiting loved ones in residential care is that feeling of awkwardness when none knows what to say. This often leads to anxiety for not only the visitors, but also for the senior. Here are some conversational...
Is There a Right Age for Assisted Living?

Is There a Right Age for Assisted Living?

Aging can not be avoided, and eventually age catches up to everyone. As we age, tasks that used to be simple and mindless can become difficult, and more burdensome. When this becomes too much, it may be time to consider a move into assisted living. What is Assisted...
Dealing with Loneliness as We Age

Dealing with Loneliness as We Age

Feeling lonely as we age is not an uncommon occurrence. The reality is that as we age, family members move out of the home, and on with their lives. Friends, family and loved ones may have passed away, and getting around to social events becomes more difficult. While...