Preventing Falls

Preventing Falls

The risks of falling increase as we age. In fact, one in three people aged 65 years or older falls each year. The most common injuries that occur due to falls are to the hips and thighs, followed by injuries to the head. Fortunately, you can...
Practicing mindfulness for improved wellbeing

Practicing mindfulness for improved wellbeing

As a caregiver practicing mindfulness can have a positive impact on your overall wellbeing. In this article, we will investigate the benefits of practicing mindfulness and how it can reduce stress and increase our ability to focus. What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is...
Compassion fatigue

Compassion fatigue

What is Compassion Fatigue? Compassion fatigue often goes unnoticed when one is focused on the needs of others on a regular basis. As a result, this exhaustion leads to stress that can impact the ability to feel empathy or compassion for others. Sometimes referred to...
The Importance Of Your Occupational Therapist

The Importance Of Your Occupational Therapist

Have you ever wondered what it is an occupational therapist does? What makes their role so important in the lives of an individual who is recovering? Today we speak with Crystal Robertson from Whole Therapy to learn more. What is the role of occupational therapy...
Staying Active From Home

Staying Active From Home

Staying Active From Home Being in isolation or even minimizing our usual social interactions during COVID-19 has seen many of us less physically active than we would usually be. Here are a few ways you can increase your activity from home.   Limited mobility doesn’t...
Planning ahead: the choice is yours

Planning ahead: the choice is yours

Your choice You have dreamed of this holiday for a long time! You have gathered the brochures, researched the region, selected your preferred tourist destinations, and even picked up a few phrases in a new language so that you can fully experience your dream holiday....