Thanksgiving Day is typically filled with great food, family and friends. Many families practise the tradition of going around the table so that each person can tell others what they are grateful for through the year. For those who never think about “gratefulness,” this can be intimidating. The truth is every day should be Thanksgiving, all the days before, the days after, and every day in between. Is this year any different than other years? Well, maybe. Let’s take a look at why you and all who do senior care in Toronto should create a gratitude list this Thanksgiving. You Are Really Blessed If you are paying attention even a little, you will have noticed that there have been multiple natural disasters of late—thousands of people have lost everything. Many have lost their homes, all their possessions and even members of their family. Hundred of residents of Houston, Texas, had…> Read More
Appreciation for the blessings we possess is the hallmark of happy contented people. You don’t have to be involved in elder care in Toronto to practise gratitude every day, but it surely will benefit any caregiver. The struggles and the stress that come from elder care can make anyone feel overwhelmed and alone. It’s easy to look at everything in your life as the glass being half empty. Let’s look at how to practise gratitude every day in your own life and maybe even pass it on to your senior loved one. Gratitude can be contagious. It’s A State Of Mind We all know that person who is perpetually happy and upbeat. Nothing gets them down. If you would ask them why, they would most likely say, “I have so much in my life: good friends, my health, my family and I’m grateful for it all.” There it is: the…> Read More
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