How to help your Housekeeper be Successful

House Keeping

If you’ve recently hired a housekeeper or already have one helping out around your home, here are some tips to help make them more successful. Create a list Creating a list for your housekeeper is a great way to make … Read More

Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy

Do you enjoy swimming? Going to the pool can be a great way to exercise or socialize. The pool can also be a great place to do rehabilitation. Aquatic rehab is a great way to get someone walking better after … Read More

Why Foot Care is Important

Footcare

Foot care is one of those things we tend to overlook in our daily routines, especially when we are busy, sick, or limited physically. Why is Foot Care Important? Feet may not seem that significant, but they can strongly influence … Read More

The Sandwich Generation

Care aid

Baby Boomers were the first true “sandwich generation,” and thus the first to suffer through the many and varied difficulties of caring for both young children and elderly parents. Today, more than ever before, young couples are trying to manage raising … Read More

Decluttering your Parent’s Home

Senior

A cluttered house is an issue that can quickly overwhelm parents, caregivers, and seniors. If left unchecked, a cluttered home can become a hazardous home. Having excess clutter around the home significantly increases a senior’s risk of injury. The accumulation … Read More

In-home Care & Residential Homes

Care aid

In 2016, the World Health Organization reported that life expectancy continued to steadily increase, with the average age for both men and women in the Americas rising to 76. Statistics Canada reports the median age of the population in 2009 … Read More

Staying Hydrated

Water

  As we age, we tend to lose more water than when we were younger because our body’s ability to conserve water diminishes. Making matters worse, seniors’ thirst signals do not function as well as they once did, and therefore … Read More

Live-in Caregivers

Alzheimer's Care Karp Home Care Vancouver

Are you looking for a kind and compassionate caregiver to provide care for your family member? A live-in caregiver lives and works in your home to provide cooking, cleaning, childcare, personal care, and palliative care. There are three types of … Read More

OT Safety for Older Adults

OT Older Adult

Caring for aging parents is complicated, especially if aging parents deny their emerging limitations. It is important to understand that falls are the leading cause of injury for seniors. Some of the most common hazards for falls are objects on … Read More

Home Care Services

Karp Home Care Services

Home Care Services When you picture in-home care services, you might imagine a senior or injured individual receiving greatly needed assistance. This is a legitimate and common reason to enlist home care services, but it’s not the only reason. Home care … Read More