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THE CARING BLOG

Category: health care

5 Qualities of an Exceptional Caregiver

Taking on the role of a caregiver can be one of the most rewarding jobs in the world, but also one of the most daunting. It’s not for everyone, but  for those who are compassionate, caring and empathetic, it’s the perfect career path! Caregiving is something that should not be considered lightly and there’s a […]

What Tom Hanks Taught us About Loneliness in Seniors

Did you get to enjoy the outdoors this summer? Pitch the tent? Start the campfire? Personalize the family campsite? Hollywood celebrity Tom Hanks worked hard on his campsite in the blockbuster film Cast Away (2000). In his Oscar nominated performance, Hanks battles a classic concept known as the “7 Enemies of Survival”. 7 Enemies of […]

Sexy at 60 & Sultrier Than Ever at 70

Did you read my last blog on “Aging Body Curves”? When we define a positive body image it can be a very controversial subject and we all have our own perceptions on the topic. The same can be said for sexual intimacy. But why is the subject so taboo especially as we age? The silence, […]

Caring for an Elder Diagnosed with Cancer: Part 2

In part 1 of this two-part blog, Erin provided some tips for those caring for someone diagnosed with cancer. The importance of communication through open-mindedness, knowing when to talk, listening and not promising anything you can’t guarantee was discussed. In part 2 of her blog, she focuses on the importance of energy conservation and nutritious […]

Nurse Next Door Comox Featured on 88.5 The Beach

On May 31st, 2016, Nurse Next Door Comox Owner, Peter Coulter, was interviewed by local station 88.5 The Beach where he discussed everything from why he chose to become a Nurse Next Door Franchise Partner to how he provides Happier Aging™ to all his clients. Listen to the interview here: Your browser does not support […]

Anne on Grief

Q: I just lost my spouse and I can’t stop grieving, How do I overcome this sadness? Right now you are very understandably suffering, but you do not have to suffer forever, and you do not have to do it alone. The loss of loved one is a universal experience, but every person’s grieving process is different […]