Sadness and Loneliness in Nursing Homes – and a Reprieve

Loneliness is common in institutional settings for the elderly as well as the disabled. For Seniors, increased mortality, missing their relatives and late spouses, and boredom add to their emotional state. Today’s nursing homes are much improved from years past, with larger rooms, visits from pets, even gardens. Still, for many elderly people, the move to a nursing home represents the Read More …

New! Now Your Business Can Help Seniors and Get Serious Exposure

You and most Caregivers know that many of our Senior Canadians in Retirement Residences and Care Homes tend to suffer in the same way: Isolation, Loneliness, Depression, feelings of Hopelessness and Abandonment. Many feel that the world has dumped them there, discarded them, and simply forgotten about them, that they no longer matter. Most spend the bulk of their day alone Read More …

How to Prevent Dementia

"Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk," BBC News reports. A major review by The Lancet has identified nine potentially modifiable risk factors linked to dementia. The risk factors were: low levels of education midlife hearing loss physical inactivity high blood pressure (hypertension) type 2 diabetes obesity smoking depression social isolation One in three cases of dementia could be prevented Read More ...

What is “Wellness?”

“…a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” – The World Health Organization The old, “Cookie-cutter” system of “one size fits all” certainly doesn’t apply to Wellness for each individual when it comes to any group: Seniors, the Disabled, the more vulnerable in society. Yet, there are certain traits, certain collective Read More …

Welcome to the Blog Post.

1.888.832.6724   To Create Hope to the people that are in pain……Welcome to IPSwellnessfoundation.org. Subscribe to our mailing list You are aware of the needs of the vulnerable in your community, be it clean water, pain relief, help with transportation, the tracking of Seniors with dementia, and the like. How can the IPS Wellness Foundation help you? As a registered Read More …