Category Archives: Health & Wellness

COVID Vaccine Mandates in Retirement Homes: What You Need To Know

As Canada continues to take steps towards fully reopening, retirement homes must balance safety with the loosening restrictions. Throughout April, legal vaccine mandates for employees in retirement homes will be lifted, as they already have been throughout most of the province.This means seniors will have to be a little more careful as they navigate the…

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Senior Games in Assisted Living: What We Love

Scientists have long studied the effects different activities have on the brain, exploring everything from driving in a vehicle to floating in a spaceship. Through this exploration, we have discovered that taking part in acts of play affects neurobiology on a fundamental level. Incorporating these findings into assisted living programs has proven beneficial to the…

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Four Ways Seniors Can Meet Other Seniors Today: Encouraging Senior Friendship

Many people over the age of fifty struggle with isolation and loneliness. Studies show that these issues put older adults at higher risk of developing dementia and other health issues. Who knew that encouraging senior friendship could actually fight against heart disease and stroke? A few scientific studies have indicated that maintaining strong social connections…

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