Making Moving a Stress-free Day (for Seniors)
Courtesy of: Nadia Kalnieva of Sons Moving, Toronto
One of the most difficult challenges a widow or widower can face is deciding to move out of your longtime home and into a new living situation. Even if you embrace the move, it’s important to recognize that there is going to be emotion and nostalgia on the actual day.
With that in mind, you may want to consider whether you even want to be there on the day. Having a family member ...Continue Reading ?
What to Do if You Can’t Sleep… Feel Lonely… Are Anxious or Worried
Have you ever felt anxious or worried, lonely, or had trouble sleeping? Sometimes when we talk to the doctor about these problems, we get a prescription for sleeping pills or tranquillizers. Although these medications may help us feel better for a short while, they do not solve our problems.
Medications that help us feel calm and help us to sleep during a crisis are not meant to be used for more than 7 to 10 days. Instead of taking sleeping pills ...Continue Reading ?
Tips for Reducing Holiday Stress
The holidays can be both exciting and stressful, especially as aging family members hit new milestones and life changes, altering the dynamics of cherished traditions. As family dynamics shift with time, keeping the holidays light and festive requires ever more forethought and planning. Homewatch CareGivers offers these tips for bringing joy and love to you and yours this holiday season.Continue Reading ?
Skip the crowds. Stress and safety concerns can cause the hectic nature of holiday shopping to become an inconvenience ...