Creating Inviting Menus for Cognitively Challenged Individuals

Maintaining a well-balanced diet is important for everyone, no matter what their age. But for the 500,000+ Canadians living with dementia, meal times can often be stressful and frustrating. While everyone’s eating habits change over time, those with dementia often have issues chewing, swallowing or digesting food. And as the disease progresses, sufferers may experience…

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Fall Festivals in Ottawa

The weather is starting to cool, the leaves are being to change colours and it seems pumpkins are suddenly popping up everywhere. That can only mean one thing—fall is here! While the warm weather of summer is always welcome after a cold winter, many Ottawa seniors are excited to get out and enjoy the crisp…

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5 Things Dementia Caregivers Should Know

According to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada, nearly half a million people in Canada are living with some form of dementia, with approximately 25,000 new cases diagnosed each year. A diagnosis of dementia brings a whirlwind of emotions for both patients and their caregivers. And while caring for a family member or loved one who…

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5 Myths about Senior Nutrition

No matter your age, the food you eat is what fuels your body. And for seniors, maintaining a healthy, well-balanced diet plays a major role in helping you stay active and independent. Unfortunately, there are a number of myths around what it means to eat healthy as a senior that many wrongly believe. The Facts…

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