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BE READY MAY 1ST, 2016 IS ALZEIMER’S SOCIETY OF BC WALK FOR ALZHEIMER’S MAKE MEMORIES MATTER! Join thousands of Canadians who want to see a world without Alzheimer’s disease!Walk for Alzheimer’s is Canada’s biggest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s disease and …
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March 31, 2016

FOCUS ON TODAY

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Don’t focus on what is lost and forgotten, instead, focus on who’s in front of you – your loved one! Enjoy the time you have with them – go on the journey. Don’t focus on their struggles and what is lost. Your loved one is here. You will have, and do have…
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There have been many public nutritional plans that aid in the benefit of staying healthy to avoid certain elder diseases. Research shows the following findings: • Sugar and Fructose – keep your sugar levels to a minimum;• Improve your magnesium levels;• …
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Health care policies have led to earlier discharge of patients from hospitals. In addition to working outside the home, family caregivers reported spending an average of 30-35 hours per month performing activities related to caregiving, along with persona…
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Magnesium is an essential mineral that is used throughout the human body and essential for brain health.  It is known for potential therapeutic uses, such as; anxiety, constipation, fatigue, fibromyalgia, kidney stones, toxicity, migraines and much more…
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August 11, 2015

Balancing Act

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Losing your balance is a part of life and happens all the time.  Seniors can struggle with a variety of problems that can affect their ability to remain steady on their feet.  These problems can include: arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disea…
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May 09, 2014

New Building Policies

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Just a quick "tid-bit" for people looking to move into a new building. In British Columbia, new condo policies dictate that 10% of all new building must accommodate seniors and their needs. Examples of these are: wider interior halls; plugs and swit…
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May 09, 2014

Senior Hoarding Issues

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A lifetime accumulation of possessions combined with a daily influx of junk mail, bills and newspapers can quickly overwhelm seniors who may already be struggling physically, mentally or emotionally. Experts say that seniors are prone to cluttering for a…
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May 09, 2014

Final Expenses

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Although this is a topic many do not want to have with their parent of grandparent, it is something that should be discussed. In my personal experience, my father passed away suddenly and my sister and I were left to make decisions based on emotions. Whe…
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There are plenty of good reasons why you want to kick sugar out of your life, but keeping your brain intact is the latest and maybe the most important. Most people will agree that one of their greatest fear is death, but what people fear even more than d…
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