June 15, 2021Sameh Ginena

As individuals age, it can become challenging to manage daily tasks and maintain a quality of life as one’s physical and mental capabilities deteriorate. Many family members want their loved ones to continue living an independent life in their home but may begin to worry for their safety as they age. To help address the […]

June 15, 2021Sameh Ginena

For those advanced in years, the aid of professional in home care services for seniors can be a life-changing experience. When those we love find that they struggle to make it through the day due to age or medical-related issues, the situation can feel hopeless. Fortunately, there is a solution. Senior home care is the […]

May 7, 2021Sameh Ginena

While there is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s Disease, there are plenty of methods that can help those suffering enjoy their quality of life. Read on to learn more from Big Hearts Home Care. At Big Hearts Home Care, our team of experienced and compassionate in-home care professionals helps individuals who are suffering from the […]

May 5, 2021Sameh Ginena

Are you trying to navigate the world of elderly care services? Learn more and understand your palliative care options near you with the article below. As senior home care and palliative services providers in BC and Alberta, we often receive questions about the differences in care services for those in need. Particularly, we often speak […]

May 11, 2020Sameh Ginena

With so many seniors and friends with special needs unable to leave their homes during COVID-19, we have decided to offer complimentary grocery delivery. Simply send us the details of your order and our volunteer caregivers will pick it up, sanitize it, and drop it off at your door. Priority is given to those who […]

March 12, 2020Sameh Ginena

While the coronavirus outbreak poses health risks for everyone, officials have made clear that the elderly are particularly vulnerable. At Big Hearts Homecare we prioritize the health and safety of both clients and workers. COVID-19 is a serious health threat and while the risk of transmission varies between communities, the risk to Canadians is still […]

March 12, 2020Sameh Ginena

Seniors in BC who need help with the activities of daily living (such as bathing and dressing), as well as those who need assistance with the instrumental activities of daily living (such as preparing meals), have a number of options. Some seniors living in Vancouver choose to move into an assisted living facility where aides […]

October 16, 2019Sameh Ginena

When it comes time to take care of your elderly loved ones, you want to be sure that they are handled with care, love, and patience. While it may be stressful at times, you must also keep in mind that it is not easy for them to become dependent on you or others for their […]

September 21, 2019Sameh Ginena

What is palliative care? If you have a life-threatening condition or a serious illness, palliative care can: help improve your quality of life reduce or relieve your physical and psychological symptoms help you have a more peaceful and dignified death support your family and those you care for while you are dying and afterward This […]

September 2, 2019Sameh Ginena

Your loved one is getting discharged from the hospital, so what is next? This Fact Sheet will look at the keys to a successful transition from hospital to home, explain some important elements, offer suggestions for improving the process, and provide caregivers with checklists to help ensure the best care for a loved one. If […]

August 20, 2019Sameh Ginena

It’s normal for people to experience some foot problems as they age. But experts say that problems with feet can be the first sign of more serious medical conditions, particularly among older adults. Health problems, such as arthritis, diabetes, nerve issues, and circulatory disorders, may first be manifested in the feet. That is why it […]

August 12, 2019Sameh Ginena

As we age, certain everyday activities become difficult. We may not be able to perform easy tasks such as cooking, cleaning and even bathing. Safety also becomes a concern as we get older. Besides forgetting to take our daily cocktail of medications, we may have trouble getting out of bed, or we could slip and […]

August 5, 2019Sameh Ginena

Alzheimer’s disease causes brain cells to die, so the brain works less well over time. This changes how a person acts. Big Hearts Home Care can help you deal with your loved one’s condition and here we provide you with suggestions on coping with Alzheimer’s disease. Common Changes in Personality and Behaviour Common personality and […]

June 29, 2019Sameh Ginena

Summer is most Vancouverites’ favorite season. When the sun shines on Vancouver, there’s no prettier place on earth, and locals make the most of the summer months—June, July, and August—with tons of festivals, parties, outdoor adventures, and more. Celebrate Canada Day Canada Day, celebrated on July 1, is always a massive party in the city, with […]

August 10, 2018Sameh Ginena

Shifting Towards Autonomy:  A Continuing Care Model for Canada CLICK HERE  

May 30, 2017Sameh Ginena

Emily Carr, one of British Columbia’s most beloved artists, once said, “There is something bigger than fact: the underlying spirit, all it stands for, the mood, the vastness, the wildness.” Like so many others, Carr was inspired by Vancouver’s sweeping views and tangible sense of spirit. There really is no place like Vancouver, and for […]

April 6, 2017Sameh Ginena

Spring is a time of new growth and warm weather. After spending the winter indoors, your elderly loved one may yearn to hear birds sing and see flowers blooming again. In fact, fresh air and sunshine have been proven to contribute to good health—both physically and mentally. Many doctors recommend spending some time outdoors each […]

April 6, 2017Sameh Ginena

British Columbia’s government will spend $500 million over the next four years to improve care for seniors, including increasing the direct services the elderly receive at residential care facilities. Health Minister Terry Lake says the plan will allow provincial health authorities to provide more than three hours of daily direct care to seniors in public […]

April 6, 2017Sameh Ginena

After a long and sometimes dark winter, you might feel inspired to make changes to enhance your health. If that is the case, read on to find out how you can rejuvenate your life this spring. Whether you’re living in a senior community already, living independently, living with a family member, or caring for one, […]

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