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By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on September 23, 2015

We wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came out to share a Coffee Break with us yesterday, in support of the Alzheimer Societies of Brant, Haldimand-Norfolk, and Hamilton-Halton It was wonderful see so many kind and caring faces, and to support such a great organization on World Alzheimer’s…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on September 18, 2015

Seniors experiencing discomfort from arthritis, but who want a more natural alternative to pain medication, can try a few simple exercises. The staff at Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of senior home care in Oakville, suggests these exercises for helping relieve your elderly loved one’s arthritis symptoms. Yoga The…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on September 11, 2015

Pain is always concerning, but understanding whether the pain is chronic or acute can make a big difference in relief and treatment, as the two are managed differently. Here are four ways to determine which type of pain your senior loved one may be experiencing, brought to you by the…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on September 8, 2015

Please join us for a coffee break on Monday, September 21st, from 9:30am to 3:30pm at our office, 90 Lakeshore Rd W, Oakville, in support of our local Alzheimer Society. For more information, please give us a caII at (905) 337-1200. We look forward to seeing you there!

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on September 4, 2015

Though finding an appropriate activity for seniors can sometimes be difficult, there are many entertaining options out there, and the staff at Oakville Home Care Assistance has some great suggestions. Here are some fun activities located in the Oakville, Ontario area your senior loved one may enjoy. Shopping at Oakville…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on August 28, 2015

Massages can definitely be a great way to relax, but they also offer specific benefits that can promote senior health. The staff at Home Care Assistance of Oakville has put together this list of positive effects massage therapy may have on your senior loved one. Reduced Pain One of the…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on August 21, 2015

If your senior loved one wants to prevent issues with cognitive function and improve his or her diet, it’s never too late to start incorporating some healthy foods to benefit the brain. The Oakville home care experts at Home Care Assistance have put together this list of foods that may…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on August 14, 2015

As the risk for developing cancer increases with age, it’s important for seniors and their caregivers to be familiar with the signs and symptoms of cancer. If you have an elderly loved one who is female, knowing symptoms of cancer among women can help ensure early diagnosis and treatment. To…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on August 7, 2015

The symptoms of dementia can make eating and other daily activities challenging for the elderly. While seniors in general experience diminished appetites, dementia can also lead seniors to forget to eat or to develop feelings of paranoia about their food and the caregivers serving it. If your elderly loved one…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on July 31, 2015

As seniors bodies become more sensitive with age, ensuring that what they put in their bodies is healthy becomes more important. If you’re a caregiver for an elderly loved one, incorporating organic produce in your loved one’s diet is a good first step. Read on for five reasons that the…