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7 Fun Activities to Maintain a Healthy Heart
This year on Valentine’s Day, we’re dedicating this post to improving heart health. The best way to stay healthy is having a smart lifestyle — especially as we get older! Here are a few fun activities you can engage on Hearts Day to make sure you’re keeping your lifestyle healthy, today and every day. Fun Activities to […]
Seniors: Staying Safe at Home
According to Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), data shown on Injury and Trauma Quick Stats, stated that in 2020, half of all injury-related hospitalizations were by Canadian seniors, who fell at home. Preventable falls are the #1 reason for injury-related deaths, hospitalizations and emergency room visits by older adults, and as our population […]
Four of the Best Lower-Back Stretches for Seniors
As you get older, taking care of your body is even more important. Stretching is a great way to alleviate tension and pain in your lower back, strengthen your core and back muscles, and maintain your agility. Let’s look at some of the best lower-back stretches for seniors to include in a daily routine. As […]
Safe Workouts for Seniors
We all have New Year’s Resolutions and if one of yours is to incorporate more exercise into your routine, these workouts for seniors can help! There’s no reason to make excuses because in as little as 15 minutes, you can get moving and enjoy the many benefits of exercise. Let’s look at some safe, effective 15-minute workouts for […]
Holiday Safety Tips for Seniors
written by Lee-Anne Creery for American Standard Walk-in Tubs Canada A time for celebration, fun and joy, the holiday season is for family, friends and loved ones. Being careful and aware of safety risks and hazards in your home and in others’, will help ensure that you are safe and healthy. Decorating Everyone likes to […]
How an Occupational Therapist Helps in Modifying Your Bathroom for Safety
Written for BATHCARE August 2018, updated October 27, 2021 Occupational therapy plays a key role in identifying strategies that enable individuals to modify their homes, thereby maximizing their ability to participate in daily tasks and activities. Occupational therapy practitioners are skilled at recognizing how the environment affects the ability to perform desired occupations, and […]