What are some spring senior events in Kamloops?

Spring in Kamloops is a beautiful time of year. For seniors, it offers the chance to get outside, enjoy the fresh air, and stay active. After spending too much time indoors during the winter, spring brightens up our days and makes us feel younger and more alive. There...

How hobbies help seniors

Whenever a person retires, someone will always comment that the lucky retiree needs to find a hobby. There is a common belief that, upon retirement, the person will be so bored that they need to find something to keep them busy. Most people laugh this off, but they...

Do seniors get the winter blues?

Wintertime can be a very dangerous time of year for seniors. There is the added risk of slipping and falling, potentially breaking a bone. Seniors tend to have a harder time dealing with cold weather, which can result in illnesses like hypothermia or pneumonia. But...

Things to do when loved ones come to visit

Visiting people in assisted living facilities can be a stressful situation for both the visitor and the person receiving guests. For the guests, they sometimes struggle with the idea of seeing a loved one in a weaker condition and may feel uncomfortable as they try to...

Convalescent care: What to expect

What is convalescent care? Convalescent care is the care of people post-surgery, outside of a hospital, when the patient requires additional attention and a safer, cleaner environment, but doesn’t require an extensive hospital stay. Many assisted care facilities, such...

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