Memory Care at Seasons Retirement Communities

At Seasons, our dedicated team is always looking for new ways to improve the lives of our residents. As the Canadian population ages, experts suggest that an increasing number of seniors and their families will be affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, over 500,000 are Canadians living with …

5 stress-relieving remedies at home

April is Stress Awareness Month. It offers an opportunity to reflect, understand, and better manage our stress. In today’s world, it’s easy to feel stressed and anxious. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, the stress levels of Canadians have doubled since the start of the pandemic. Fortunately, they continue by saying that most Canadians …

Mental health online resources for older adults

Caring for our mental health is equally as important as monitoring our physical health. This is especially relevant during a stressful period such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. According to Col Helen Wright, Director Mental Health, Canadian Forces Health Services Group, “it’s normal to feel sad, distressed, worried, confused, scared, or angry when experiencing a …

Managing mental health at Christmas

Prioritizing your mental health should be important all-year-round. However, the days leading up to Christmas can be extra stressful. The season brings with it a number of added responsibilities and expectations tacked onto existing daily routines; many of which can be emotionally and financially draining. With this, you may have to consider putting some self-care …

Beating the holiday blues

The holiday season is a time to spread cheer, visit family and celebrate all life has to offer. While the holidays are a time for celebration, it can also be a time of added stress for many of us and especially for seniors. According to HealthInAging.org, the holidays can be a source of sadness for …

Seniors and loneliness

Have you noticed a senior in your life becoming increasingly isolated?  Sometimes it can be a hard topic to discuss, as people may be too proud to admit how they are really feeling.  However, the conversation is important as loneliness can have a major impact on a senior’s health and well-being. Isolation and loneliness are …