July 14, 2020 by Living Assistance Services - Senior Home Care
If you feel guilty even admitting to yourself that you feel “forced” to visit and stay with your aging parents, I assure you that you’re not alone. It’s a natural part of the evolving shift that takes place as we get old and our parents get older. You’re in a place where you no longer … Continue reading Don’t parent your parents … We can help!
July 3, 2020 by Living Assistance Services - Senior Home Care
At Living Assistance Services, we understand and appreciate what our caregivers do to assist families during this pandemic. They have stepped up to take on every challenge that has come their way over the last 6 months. Choose Your Caregiver We provide families with an opportunity to choose a caregiver who best fits with their … Continue reading Five Stars to our frontline Caregivers
June 26, 2020 by Living Assistance Services - Senior Home Care
June is Seniors’ month in Ontario. This year’s theme is stay safe, stay in touch. Celebrations aren’t the same at this time when social gatherings are not possible. There are ways to mark special occasions that comply with COVID-19 restrictions and one of them is the presentation of a special gift to mark a significant … Continue reading Celebrating Seniors’ Month-Marking Milestones
June 19, 2020 by Living Assistance Services - Senior Home Care
June is Seniors’ Month in Ontario and this year’s theme is stay safe, stay in touch. In keeping with this theme, we wanted to address a difficult, but important topic: Talking to your aging parents about their future finances because the decisions you help them make today will help ensure they can remain safer at … Continue reading Talking about Future Finances Can Help Your Parents Age in Place Safely
June 12, 2020 by Living Assistance Services - Senior Home Care
June is Seniors’ month in Ontario Stay home, Stay safe We can help!
June 5, 2020 by Living Assistance Services - Senior Home Care
The coronavirus pandemic has brought to light the realities of long-term care (LTC) facilities in Canada. The companies that own many of these facilities, that we trust to provide care to our most vulnerable, are being called out, deservedly or not, for making millions of dollars in profits while allowing residents to live in deplorable … Continue reading Safer Alternative to Long-Term Care Homes
May 29, 2020 by Living Assistance Services - Senior Home Care
Older adults have a significantly higher risk of complications from infectious diseases, such as Covid-19, including death. As adult children or grandchildren, we want to do our best to protect and care for our elderly loved ones. When it comes to infectious diseases, however, their needs are likely to be beyond the scope of a … Continue reading Do you know the procedures for caring for someone with an infectious illness such as COVID-19? We do!
May 15, 2020 by Living Assistance Services - Senior Home Care
If you’re one of the 26 percent of Canadians looking after an elderly parent, chances are your days were already complicated before the coronavirus pandemic changed the way we live. These days, managing work and caregiving – and all your other responsibilities – is likely even more complex. The added stressors to daily life The … Continue reading How to Balance Caring for an Elderly Parent While Working From Home during the Coronavirus Pandemic
May 5, 2020 by Living Assistance Services - Senior Home Care
If ever we could use unconditional love, support, and companionship, it’s now and who better to provide it than a pet. Research has shown time and time again that contact with pets provides numerous benefits for our mental and physical health, including: Reduced stress and anxiety Increased happiness Lower blood pressure Lower cholesterol and triglyceride … Continue reading Pet Adoptions During This Time: How to find a furry companion while self-isolating
April 22, 2020 by Living Assistance Services - Senior Home Care
Children may respond to stress in different ways such as being more clingy, anxious, withdrawing, angry or agitated, bedwetting etc. Respond to you child’s reactions in a supportive way, listen to their concerns and give them extra love and attention. Children need adults’ love and attention during difficult times. Give them extra time and attention. … Continue reading Helping children cope with stress during the 2019-nCov outbreak