One in 13 people over the age of 65 will experience some form of dementia, according to the Alzheimer's Society of Canada. Making some practical changes to your home helps maintain independence and involvement in your community. Click on the photo below to know more.
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When we go to hospital, we're not usually feeling so good, so our reaction times are slower, our walk is slower (if you can walk at all) and generally feeling disoriented. Yet when you are called for a test, I have watched the technologist, nurse, healthcare worker, keep speeding along the corridor expecting you to catch up because (s)he has a busy day. Don't they have any idea?
Do not despair! The students of tomorrow are actually being trained to understand what it feels like to be unsteady on your feet, or just.... old! With the use of a "frail aging simulation suit" these students get a sense of what it's like to feel feeble. Watch the video and read more about their experiences on the link here
Did you know that only about 1% of those aged between 65 and 74 live in nursing homes? With all the media hype around downsizing and buying condos, in fact, the choice to live in your home, is in fact the preferred option. It's probably the cheapest way to live as a retiree. It allows a greater sense of independence and may also lead to better overall quality of life.