You may be struggling with the decision to put a parent or loved one in a care home. This is a hard thing to go through, and you want to approach it from a place of love for this person and empathy for yourself. Your parent or loved one could be showing signs of weakening health or motor functions. Maybe you’ve [...]
By Noori Shahkar, Lynn Valley Care Centre Administrator & Environmental Safety Co-ordinator To say that the year has been a tough and incredibly challenging one for all of us is an understatement. We are one year into the global outbreak of COVID-19, but at the Lynn Valley Care Centre, we remember it like it was yesterday. And to say that the [...]
After a serious injury, surgery or hospital stay, many seniors need rehabilitation services, physical therapy and/or nursing care to help them recover. Here's how to find a facility that's right for your loved one.
As the Baby Boomer generation ages, and nursing care options and technologies change, the need for health care services, including senior nursing care, is greater than ever before. Read our predictions.
As we age, we lose our sense of thirst, which can impact kidney function, fluid retention, skin health, and more. Here's how to ensure your senior loved one stays properly hydrated in the summer months.
Moving from one familiar home to another new one can be a daunting transition for our loved ones – but it can also be for the best. Here are 5 reasons you or a family member should consider a care centre.
Choosing an appropriate senior care centre can be difficult. There are many options from long-term care, to respite care, to convalescent care. Here's to choose a facility and plan that's right for you.
A recent Stats Canada study explored nine various aspects of life in senior care, including health, personal appearance, safety, relationships, standard of living, and free time. Here's what researchers found.
Private nursing services are comprehensive and can include palliative care, respite care, companion care, and memory care. Learn what you should be paying for, and when you can do without the extra cost.
Nursing care offers seniors safe solutions when medical needs are present, and at times, is a better solution than assisted living. Learn about the difference, and find out which option makes sense for you.