Love Does a Body Good

We love love. And, we’re not necessarily talking about the passionate kind of love, but the more general type of affection and personal attachment. Love is good for the heart. Research has shown that having a strong support system, whether a spouse, family members or friends, is associated with lower levels of hardened arteries and [...]

Making Holidays Happier for the Whole Family

For many of us, the holidays are a joyful time of year to be with family and friends. However, for many older adults, the holidays can be very stressful and even depressing. Here are five tips to happier holidays for the whole family: Remind people they are loved. – Tell those close to you how [...]

You Are What You Eat

At Kadan Homecare, we are a part of the daily lives of the people we care for. As such, we see the impact that poor food choices have on overall health as well as the benefits of smart eating habits. As we grow older, we have to be increasingly aware of the types of foods [...]

We Should Learn From the Blue Zones

 In November of 2005, National Geographic magazine issued its third-largest selling issue in the magazine’s history. On its cover? “The Secrets of Living Longer.” There was so much interest, the magazine encouraged writer Dan Buettner to pen a book on the subject called The Blue Zones. The book visits extraordinarily long-lived communities around the globe, [...]