Senior Health & Well-Being

Five Nutritious Snacks Every Older Adult Should Keep Stocked in Their Pantry

March is National Nutrition Month and a great time to think about what your senior loved one's favourite snacks are. Snacking on unhealthy foods that don't contain the nutrients your loved one needs can contribute to health issues that can complicate their plans to live independently at home. At Senior Homecare by Angels, our in-home caregivers can encourage your loved one to seek out snacks that are both delicious and nutritious. That way, your loved one can get the vitamins and nutrients needed to live a healthy life.

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Senior Care Solutions for Loved Ones with Low Vision

Does your senior loved one suffer from low vision? If they've been diagnosed with cataracts, glaucoma, or another vision-related condition, they may often deal with symptoms such as blurred vision, trouble seeing while driving, and even night blindness. Low vision can significantly impact your loved one's life and make them susceptible to injuring themselves in an accident because they may not be able to see common hazards like clutter on the stairs. With in-home senior care from Senior Homecare by Angels, your loved one can get the support they need with completing day-to-day tasks that have become too difficult due to low vision, as well as staying safe in their own home.

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Helping Seniors with Hearing Impairments During COVID-19 in Canada

Adjusting to the "new normal" during COVID-19 can be difficult for seniors in Canada, especially those who live with hearing loss. If you are providing senior care for a loved one, it's important to not only make sure your loved one stays safe, but to also make sure any lifestyle adjustments that need to be made are still accessible for them. Here are some essential tips on communicating with loved ones who have hearing impairments during COVID-19.

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The Impact of Social Media on Seniors in Canada

During the COVID-19 pandemic, social media has become a major part of everyone's lives, especially seniors. Since meeting face-to-face can increase the chances of catching coronavirus, social media and other digital tools have become an alternative for seniors who wish to stay in touch with their friends and family. However, many seniors aren't fully aware of the dangers of social media and can be prone to scams and getting into situations that can impact their mental and emotional well-being. That's why at Senior Homecare by Angels, our personal home care workers help seniors learn how to use these digital tools effectively so they can stay connected and stay safe. We've provided some essential tips for seniors who have started using social media in their day-to-day lives.

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Why Socializing is Important for Seniors

At Senior Homecare by Angels, we're committed to fulfilling the physical and emotional care needs of our senior clients. This includes encouraging the seniors in our care to socialize and stay in touch with friends and family. We understand that many seniors choose to withdraw and isolate due to age-related issues, which can lower their quality of life. If you've noticed your loved one hasn't been attending social gatherings or speaking with the people they care about as much as they used to, our senior home care services can provide a caring presence, help them find easy ways to stay connected with the people they care about, and so much more.

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