Comfort Keepers Canada Resources and Recommendations for Family Caregivers
Many friends and family members elect to be the primary caregiver to a senior themselves. Caregiving is a rewarding endeavor, yet it introduces a range of challenges, difficulties, and concerns that demand considerable attention and planning. Family caregivers should take advantage of the many articles and informational resources that are widely available, and they shouldn’t hesitate to seek professional services, including respite care, if they feel the need for assistance.
Below is a collection of articles and resources created by Comfort Keepers Canada to provide information about Caregiver Resources and related topics.
Featured Caregiver Resources Articles:
It’s important for caregivers to understand that even the healthiest seniors find that their sleep habits change. At any age, insomnia is the most common sleep complaint, but for adults over the age of 65 even more so. In fact, one out of every four senior adults reports symptoms of poor sleep.
Protecting your elderly loved ones from fraud is going to take time and it’s going to require you to always stay on top of the latest types of fraudulent activity. The elderly continue to fall victim to everything from fake prize winning scams to poor water quality and health test results. They’re frequently the target of investment scams, home repair scams, unnecessary property transfers, and bogus lottery drawings.
Seniors and other adults recovering from a heart attack or stroke—and their families—face many new physical and emotional challenges and feelings of uncertainty. If you find yourself in this situation, you do not need to feel alone.
Our dedicated caregivers, the special people we call Comfort Keepers, transform day-to-day caregiving into opportunities for meaningful conversation and activities that engage and enrich the lives of seniors physically, mentally, socially and emotionally.
Keeping seniors fit and healthy through exercise. While the natural process of growing older can bring a decrease in energy and strength as well as a host of conditions and diseases that can make exercising more difficult, there are many ways that caregivers can help seniors of every age keep fit.