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By 2030 more people in the United States will be older than age sixty-five than younger than age five. Our health care system is unprepared for the complexity of caring for a heterogenous population of older adults—a problem that has…

Mobility Issues In traditional senior care, restricted mobility puts patients at risk for limited access to healthcare services. Approximately 1 in 5 Canadian seniors suffer from mobility issues, which impacts their quality of life and access to care.  Loss of partial or…

Introduction At some point in your life, you may need to provide support to someone you know. Over 8 million Canadians currently care for someone they know and this number is expected to increase as a result of Canada’s aging…

At the time we begin working with them, most of our clients are living independently in a free-standing home, condominium, or apartment. Often, some type of medical crisis results in someone (temporarily or permanently) not being able to transition back…

The Vagus Nerve Life reflects our body’s state; many feel threatened, stuck, and unsatisfied with their health and well-being. Any threat, real or perceived, can elevate inflammation in the body, which is mediated through the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve…

I think we’re all aware that there is a mental health crisis in this country. As a result, it can be really difficult to find a therapist who has availability, much less a therapist with availability who is in your…

When you are a patient in the health care setting it is important for you to realize that the members of your health care team have your best interests at heart. Your absolute safety and security is the ultimate goal…

A person’s faith is a deeply personal aspect of life, and many times the beliefs we hold become more of a priority as we get older.  A study by the University of Chicago found that faith in God increases as we…

As data from the last census poured in, one statistic surfaced that can boggle the mind: More people have been leaving quiet, small-town life behind and have been migrating to big cities. While cities may provide many opportunities, anyone who…

COMMON CHALLENGES FACING SENIORS WHO LIVE ALONE As more and more adults choose to stay in their own home well into their senior years, many find themselves living alone and facing new challenges as a result.  In the United States, over…