Blog2018-10-01T19:19:53+00:00

6 Predictions On How Senior Care Will Change in 2020

As the Baby Boomer generation gets older, there is going to be more need for health care services, including senior nursing care. While we're not sure what the future holds, we can make some predictions here on how seniors will be living next year and beyond. It's not surprising that nursing care options are changing in response to changing demographics and with new technology [...]

Living With Alzheimer’s and Dementia in Vancouver

Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other cognitive disabilities can cause misplaced anger, anxiety, confusion, which can be frightening for the individual living with the conditions and their loved ones. Dementia is an overall term used to describe symptoms that impact memory, which can affect how one carries out daily activities. Alzheimer's disease, on the other hand, is a type of dementia and is one of [...]

5 Benefits of Living in a Senior Care Centre

Moving from one home to another can be a daunting transition for anyone. It can be especially traumatic for seniors when faced with the possible decision to leave the familiarity of a home that they may have spent many years building. As a result, the idea of living in care centres, and the different set of concerns that it may invite, may be crossed out completely in [...]

How To Choose The Best Senior Care Centre?

Choosing an appropriate senior care centre for your loved one can be difficult. There are many options from long-term care, to respite care, to convalescent care.  In an ideal world, we’d keep our loved ones at home, but sometimes that option is difficult when an extra amount of care is needed.  We know putting a loved one into a nursing care facility is [...]

Happiness in Senior Care Centres

With many Canadians getting older, it is reassuring that seniors are ranking well in overall happiness compared to other age groups, especially as they transition into nursing care at a senior care home. In fact, senior’s overall satisfaction and quality of life ranks high and are some of the most highly satisfied groups in Canada. A recent Stats Canada study explored nine various [...]

Should I Pay For Private Nursing Care?

For many seniors, transferring into a senior living centre can be a frightening experience. There are many things to consider and to think about before making the transition. One of the largest obstacles, of course, is the cost. Prices for private nursing homes can vary depending on a number of factors but most importantly the complexity of care needed. What are Private [...]

Difference Between Assisted Living & Nursing Care

You might be wondering what level of care an elderly family member might need as they transition from living on their own into a senior care centre. There are many options out there and it can be confusing to understand the difference and what is best for your loved one. As this is an important decision it’s important to do your research and [...]

Best Canadian Retirement Homes and Senior Care Facilities

Finding the perfect senior care facility for a family member is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. You’ll need to put in a lot of thought into who is taking care of your mother or father and there are many considerations including geographical area, type or residence, and services provided. We also know it can be a stressful time which [...]