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Category Archive Senior Health & Wellness

  1. Healthy Winter Slow Cooker Recipes for Seniors

    Written by: Dunham

    Man and woman cooking Eating healthy, delicious, yet affordable meals every day can often be a challenge. With winter around the corner, a slow cooker is an ideal appliance to have in your kitchen to help you prepare nutritious and delicious meals. What’s great about cooking with it is that preparation is typically a one-step process, it saves time,...

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  2. How your skin changes with age

    Written by: Bayshore HomeHealth

    Happy Senior couple What you need to know about common skin conditions affecting seniors As we get older, our skin changes: it looks and feels different, it’s more sensitive, and it’s more vulnerable to injury. Understanding these changes will help you protect and care for aging skin, whether for yourself or a loved one. Common skin conditions in...

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  3. Creative Ways for Seniors to Eat More Protein

    Written by: Bayshore HomeHealth

    happy middle aged couple cooking Eating a well-balanced diet is an important part of a senior’s health and wellness, as nutrition needs change as they age. Research suggests that those of us who eat the right amount of protein may have a lower risk of stroke, and seniors who eat protein at all three meals daily could experience reduced muscle...

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  4. Mental health matters: Depression in seniors

    Written by: Bayshore HomeHealth

    senior gazing out window while watched by caregiver Do you know an older adult who might be at risk for depression? Depression is a medical condition that affects a person’s feelings, thoughts, behaviour and physical health. It is more than just feelings of sadness or feeling “the blues”; if not treated, depression can cause or worsen other health problems, and it can have...

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  5. Creative Ways for Seniors to Enjoy Autumn

    Written by: Bayshore HomeHealth

    seniors playing in leaves Autumn is an inspiring time of the year to express yourself creatively through art, cooking, and connecting with nature. As summer becomes autumn, the cool crisp air is perfectly offset by the warm tones of the changing leaves, and you can look forward to every chance to wrap ourselves in cozy sweaters and add a...

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  6. Elder Abuse: Raising Awareness of a worldwide scandal

    Written by: Bayshore HomeHealth

    senior looking out window As the baby boom generation ages, the number of elder abuse cases will inevitably increase – all the more reason to explore this growing problem and raise awareness in order to help change attitudes and behaviours. Learning to recognize the types, signs and symptoms of elder abuse is the first step to prevention. Elder abuse...

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  7. Eye care for seniors

    Written by: Bayshore HomeHealth

    Are you doing everything you can to protect your vision? As people get older, changes in eyesight are common. Starting in our 40s, we might notice that our eyes feel drier, colours look less vibrant or it’s harder to read small print, according to the Canadian Association of Optometrists. Not all vision changes are a...

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  8. The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

    Written by: Bayshore HomeHealth

    Senior with dog It’s no secret that a dog is man’s best friend – philosopher Henry David Thoreau believed “it often happens that a man is more humanely related to a cat or a dog than to any human being.” Pets and seniors make a perfect match not only because pets encourage staying active and getting exercise, but...

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  9. Seniors and Oral Health

    Written by: Bayshore HomeHealth

    senior couple brushing teeth Maintaining your teeth and gums requires more than just brushing and flossing Good oral health habits are important for everyone, but seniors especially need to pay attention to dental concerns that develop with age. We talked to Toby de Boer, a registered dental hygienist in Whitby, Ontario, to find out important tips on maintaining good...

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  10. Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

    Written by: Bayshore HomeHealth

    grandpa and grandson at BBQ When it comes to aging at home, we all want to live comfortably – all year round. Even though we’ve put our snow shovels away and don’t have to worry about icy sidewalks, summer does come with its own set of challenges. Whether in your house or in the great outdoors, we have a few...

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