Tag: Home Health

Jun 28
Your gut health changes as you age. Here is what you need to know.

What is a digestive tract? The digestive tract is a set of organs that work together when you consume food and liquid to help you swallow, digest, and absorb nutrients and eliminate waste. A gastrointestinal (GI) condition occurs when the digestive system is not functioning as it should. Common GI conditions are diverticular disease, inflammatory […]

Feb 18
Home-care companies surprise seniors with Valentine’s gifts

The caregivers and owners of Home Instead franchises in Nanaimo and Courtenay have surprised more than 50 seniors with gifts this week. The duo launched a Valentine’s Day gift-giving program to bring joy to clients who are not only alone but isolated from friends and family. “Our senior population has been through so much this […]

Sep 25
Should you consider private-pay home health options?

In British Columbia there are many seniors who rely on home health services to help them remain independent, despite short-term or long-term health or cognitive challenges. What is home health care? Home health care is a term used to refer to the services which seniors, and other people needing support, receive to help them live […]

Sep 09
Living with Parkinson’s disease

On October 8th from 10 – 11 a.m., EngAge BC and Route 65 will be partnering with the Parkinson Society British Columbia to share information about accessing supports and services. This week, we sat down with the Society to learn more about Parkinson’s disease and the resources that are available to help those living with […]

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