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Keeping Seniors Safe on the Road

As individuals age, various factors can impact their driving abilities, such as changes in vision, reaction time, and cognitive functions. It becomes crucial to address these challenges to ensure the safety of senior drivers. At Parkwood Home Care we don't just offer...

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The Importance of a People-Centered Approach in Home Care

The Importance of a People-Centered Approach in Home Care

Home care is a crucial aspect of healthcare that provides support and assistance to individuals who require help with their daily activities due to illness, disability, or old age. With the aging population and increased prevalence of chronic diseases, the need for...

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Asthma

Asthma

At Parkwood Homecare, we understand the importance of proper management and care for those living with asthma. Asthma is a common respiratory condition on average affecting 1 in 13 people. There are several asthma symptoms like coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath,...

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Staying Connected Online

Maintaining a sense of community and connection to loved ones is incredibly important for all of us, especially older adults requiring home care. With the rise of technology and internet accessibility, there are more ways than ever for seniors to stay engaged and...

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Embracing “Goals” Over “Resolutions”

As the new year approaches, many of us set ambitious resolutions aimed at self-improvement - only to abandon them shortly after January 1st comes and goes. Rather than setting a vague resolution, we can reframe intentions as ongoing "goals" that can be worked towards...

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Caring for Aging Skin

Our skin is the main thing other people see and is one of the first things that most people are concerned about displaying signs of getting older. Aging is a natural process, and so is the evolution of our skin. At Parkwood Home Care, our work in companion care helps...

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How Parkwood Home Care Supports Individuals with Disabilities

Parkwood Home Care provides specialized care for disabled adults, offering a range of services tailored to meet their unique needs. These services not only cater to seniors but also to individuals of all ages dealing with physical disabilities, mental health issues,...

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The Healthy Benefits of Dancing for Seniors

As we age, it's important to find enjoyable ways to stay active and maintain our overall well-being. One activity that combines physical exercise with social engagement is dancing for seniors. At Parkwood Home Care, we understand the importance of holistic senior...

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10 Best Ways To Safely Travel With Elderly Parents

Traveling with your loved ones can be a fun and memorable experience, but there are also challenges to consider when it comes to planning travel with elderly parents. It’s important to prioritize safety, comfort, and enjoyment for them on your trip, and to be...

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Conversations To Have When Caring for Elderly Parents

When caring for elderly parents, there are times when you may have to have uncomfortable conversations, regarding their health, living arrangements, and finances. While these conversations are not always pleasant it’s important when taking care of aging parents to...

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Yoga For Seniors: How Gentle Movement Can Help

Did you know that yoga is a great form of exercise for seniors? While many people think that seniors aren’t strong enough to do yoga or that they can get hurt doing it, the truth is that many yoga poses can increase flexibility, mobility, strength, and balance. Plus,...

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Veterans CARE: How Compassionate Care Can Help Your Loved One

One of Parkwood Home Care’s most valuable home care services is our Veterans CARE program. This program is designed for seniors who have served in the military and now need live-in or hourly care. Here at Parkwood Home Care, we value and honor Canada’s veterans, and...

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