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Loneliness and Isolation and the effect on Seniors Health in Canada

Loneliness in seniors can cause early death as often as alcoholism, obesity, and heavy smoking. Canadian Census data showed that about one-quarter (24.6%) of the population aged 65 and over now live alone. Consider these facts from the Administration on Aging: People over 65 have an average life expectancy of almost 20 more years, which … Continue reading

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4 Benefits of In-Home Senior Care

4 Benefits of In-Home Senior Care For many baby boomers, watching parents age can be a source of sadness. As moms and dads slow down, their needs increase, leaving families with very difficult decisions to make. In the beginning, family members might question things about their parents’ ability to take medication correctly, plan and prepare … Continue reading

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Recovering From surgery with Home Care

With advances in monitoring and telemedicine, the care received at home can approach that delivered in a hospital or facility setting. Numerous studies show that most patients prefer to be treated at home, specifically while recovering from surgery. “Home health care,” a term that refers to skilled nursing, therapy, and companion or personal care related … Continue reading

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