6 Facts Proving Laughter Really Is The Best Medicine

Many people claim that laughter is the best medicine, but did you know there's actually truth in this? Here are 6 facts proving that laughter really is the best medicine: Laughter decreases your blood pressure and can even reduce pain temporarily! Laughing releases endorphins, your body’s natural feel good chemicals, which promote a sense of …

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Becoming More Empathetic While Working In The Long Term Care Sector

Empathy: The ability to understand and share the feelings or experiences of another. In the Long Term Care Sector it is so important to have empathy for our elderly so you can start to understand what they're going through and how you can provide the very best care for them.  Residents in LTC facilities are …

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3 Things Residents Can Do To Feel Comfortable in Long Term Care Facilities

Moving in to a Long Term Care facility can be very overwhelming for new residents, especially if they aren't as open to the idea of being there. The transition can be very hard on the residents and their families so here are some tips for new and existing Long Term Care facility residents to make …

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A Look into Life with a Family Member with Alzheimer’s

My family was blessed with such a wonderful privilege. It started with small things. Leaving the water running when doing dishes or running a bath. Before you know it, he was gone. His body left behind but his mind and spirit trapped. Our family was left to care for his body and robbed us of …

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