Dementia and the Holiday Season

Choice HomecareAlzheimer, Dementia, Holidays

The holiday season can be difficult for people caring for loved ones with dementia. Memories of past holidays can remind you how much has changed. The family may feel they should try and live up to the expectations of family traditions, but that may not be realistic. But, adjusting your expectations and making some changes to family traditions can allow … Read More

10 Tips to Help Seniors Have a Happy Holiday Season

Choice HomecareHolidays, Seniors

The holiday season is a happy and joyous time for most of us, but many seniors find this time of year to be hectic, confusing and even depressing, depending on their mental and physical conditions. The good news is that everyone can help contribute to a happier season for the seniors in our lives by doing the following: 1. Revisit … Read More

Family Friendly Holiday Fun in Ottawa

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Ottawa is one of the finest cities in Canada to spend your winter break. Overflowing with world renowned recreational events such as Winterlude, the area also hosts a wealth of other celebrations which lend diversity and fun to this seasonal wonderland. Grab yourself a scarf and some gloves, call up the family, and make plans to attend one of these … Read More

Seniors Dealing with Holiday Stress

Choice HomecareAging, Holidays, Seniors

The holidays are jam-packed with family get-togethers, parties, and culinary adventures. Amidst all these activities, seniors occasionally find themselves feeling unexpectedly depressed. The holidays can be a time when some of us are dealing with the loss of a loved one, while others might be going through a major life change. Luckily, there’s a few practical ways you can get … Read More