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Canada’s seniors: The doctor will see you now

Canada’s seniors: The doctor will see you now

We find it very interesting that there are only 238 certified geriatricians in Canada! This is a great article written by Lisa Priest, published by the Globe and Mail. Seniors are the fastest-growing segment of the population, with 4.8 million Canadians aged 65 and older. The figure that will double to 10.4 million in 2036Read Article

Talking to your Parents about Home Care

Talking to your Parents about Home Care

Talking to your Parents about Home Care It can be difficult to acknowledge the fact that your parent needs some help with day-to-day activities, in order to stay safe at home. It can be even more difficult to introduce them to the idea of hiring a professional caregiver to assist them with their daily activitiesRead Article

Dementia Care Techniques

Dementia Care Techniques

What is Dementia? What are the symptoms? Dementia is a gradual decline of mental ability that affects your intellectual and social skills to the point where daily life becomes difficult. Dementia can affect your memory and your decision-making ability, can impair your judgment and make you feel disoriented, and it may also affect your personality.Read Article

Sasi Senior Star Search

Sasi Senior Star Search

Exciting Event Alert: Are you a Sasi senior with star quality? Are you looking to make an adoring crowd swoon to a popular ballad, kick up your heels and dance, or impress the judges with a favorite ditty? We are excited to announce that we are organizing and sponsoring the 1st Annual Sasi Senior StarRead Article

A Joyful Weekly Event: Tea & Conversation

A Joyful Weekly Event: Tea & Conversation

We have recently partnered up with Confederation Park 55+ Activity Centre and we could not be more thrilled. Confederation Park 55+ Activity Centre is celebrating its 41st year of providing a vibrant place where Calgary’s seniors can be physically, mentally and socially active They are a truly active senior club with over 650 members andRead Article

Safe Transportation for Seniors…in Style!

Safe Transportation for Seniors…in Style!

Getting around is not always easy for seniors, especially during the winter months. Global – Love Care can provide safe and reliable transportation to help you get to your personal appointments, medical appointments, social appointments and even shopping! We are not a taxi service. We really take the time to make your experience as comfortableRead Article

Free Fall Prevention In-Home Assessment

Free Fall Prevention In-Home Assessment

Did you know November is Seniors’ Falls Prevention month? Falls are very frequent in seniors. In fact, one in three adults over the age of 65 falls at least once per year. The number of single falls per year increases to 1 out of 2 for people over the age of 80.  The bad newsRead Article

Color the World With Love

Color the World With Love

“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” ― Sophia Loren About This Blog We call it “Color the World with Love” as thisRead Article

Global Aging: Adapting to the Reality of Aging

Global Aging: Adapting to the Reality of Aging

Globally, the dependency ratio, which measures the number of people aged 65 and older for every 100 people of workforce age, rose from about 8 in 1950 to 11 in 2000—and will further rise to an estimated 25 by 2050. Senior care in the family is getting to be where childcare was half a centuryRead Article