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Dementia Care for Seniors at Home | What To Know

When confronted with the onset of cognitive problems in an elderly loved one, it’s not rare to feel powerless. Indeed, the development of dementia raises its share of challenges, as much for the senior who is suffering from it as for the family and close relatives. Fortunately, dedicated resources and strategies exist to help cope…

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The Vital Role of Social Workers in Enhancing Seniors’ Lives

As the number of seniors continues to rise globally, their unique social and emotional needs are coming to the forefront. This demographic shift, especially in Canada, underscores the importance of social workers who play a crucial role in supporting seniors as they get older. In this article, we’ll explore this essential role that social workers…

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10 symptoms of Parkinson’s disease : Recognizing The First Signs

Widely known for its tremor-like symptoms, Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common degenerative diseases affecting the elderly population. With multiple signs and manifestations, Parkinson‘s disease symptoms can be subdivided into two main categories : motor symptoms (associated with movement) and non-motor symptoms. Learn more about what are the 10 symptoms of Parkinson’s disease,…

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Thumb Tremors in Seniors : Causes and Solutions

While it may be worrying at first sight, thumb tremor in seniors is actually not always a sign of a problem or pathology. In fact, there are many different types of tremors, all linked to different causes. Stressful situations, for example, can trigger an involuntary movement of the thumb for some people. In which cases,…

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Senior Health Challenges: Navigating Age-Related Conditions

Did you know that, according to recent statistics, Canada is home to almost 10,000 centenarians ? While the majority of seniors consider themselves generally happy and healthy, the fact remains that an aging population implies new realities. As we age, risk factors for a number of chronic conditions increase. Thankfully, solutions exist to deal with…

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Government Grants For Seniors: Everything You Need To Know

At Visavie, we strongly believe that all seniors deserve to enjoy retirement with dignity. With this aim in mind, we are pleased to present to you this short guide highlighting the main available government grants for seniors, hoping that these financial assistance measures will give you a helping hand in your day-to-day life. Reducing financial…

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10 Alzheimer’s Behaviors: Symptoms & Guidelines

Did you know that nearly 40% of seniors aged 65 and over suffer from memory loss at some point in their lives ? Although the proportion of the elderly actually diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is fortunately lower, at just under 10% of this population, it still represents a concerning condition. For people affected, the symptoms…

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Solutions to Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease unfortunately affects a significant portion of the population. Learning that one has Parkinson’s is something that can be difficult to accept. This is the case, of course, for the person who has been diagnosed, but also for those close to him or her, such as family and friends. Even though it is an…

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Lewy Body Dementia 

You have probably already heard about Alzheimer’s disease. It is indeed the most common neurodegenerative disease. But do you know about Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) ?

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors: Downsizing Tips for a Smoother Transition

As the spring blossoms signal renewal and change, many seniors find themselves contemplating a significant life transition: downsizing. If you’ve been thinking about downsizing, it will most definitely involve a certain amount of decluttering and taking practical steps towards simplifying your current lifestyle. The decision to downsize can be prompted by different things. For example,…

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