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Keeping Fit

Benefits Of Exercise

Aging doesn't mean that exercise isn't important! Regular physical exercise can actually prevent a number of conditions, including osteoporosis, depression and even some cancers.

This doesn't mean you should sign up for the next marathon, but going for a walk, swimming and exercising your balance and flexibility can make a significant difference.

Eat healthy

Cooking For One

How To Plan And Eat Well

Maybe you've been used to cooking for the whole family and it's different cooking just for one. Maybe your spouse did the cooking and all the cookbooks in the kitchen are baffling. It can be difficult to adapt to cook for one.

Here are some great tips on how to plan well, eat healthily and stick within your budget. Bon appetit!

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Aging Well

What Is Normal?

Aging can affect every area of our lives from our mobility, to our eye sight, our sex life and even our height. You might have found that you bruise more easily now, or that your teeth are decaying. Forgetfulness may be common, but is inevitable?

Here are some of the main changes you can expect as you get older, and what you can do about them!

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Don’t Be The Next Victim

Stay Safe

Fraud is the number one crime against older Canadians - don't be the next victim. There are some simple things that you can do to protect yourself, or teach your loved ones. Often scammers or con artists will target the elderly as they can be more vulnerable. We want to protect you from these attacks and give you the tools you need to protect yourself.

Healthy Eating

Is a cooked breakfast good for you?

Fact or Fiction

As we get older our diet can play a crucial role in our health. There is lots of advice on healthy eating, but did you know that our dietary requirements change as we get older?

Remember, your team at Freiheit Care can assess your diet and work with you to prepare and cook balanced, nutritious meals. Call us for more info!

Winter Safety for Seniors

Don’t Slip – Stay Safe

Stay Safe On The Ice This Winter

It's icy out there so let's be prepared and stay safe.

First don't go out unless you need to. But if we need or want to go outside, let's follow these useful tips from The Canada Safety Council.

Remember, you can always contact Freiheit Care for help with snow removal and grocery shopping. We want you to stay safe!

Ways To Communicate

Communicating With People With Dementia

Communication is a key part of life but as we or our loved ones get dementia it can be harder to communicate effectively. The Alzheimer Society of Canada has lots of great advice on how to communicate effectively, including looking at different ways of communicating for example through music and art.

It's also important to believe that communication is still possible, even if the how changes.