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    Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know

    Common among the elderly, Osteoporosis is a serious bone disease which can cause fractures in the later stages. Damages in the hip or spine bone can cause you to be bedridden for a long time. 

    According to Osteoporosis Canada, around 2 million Canadians are currently affected by the disease. The good news is that you can take appropriate measures to treat and prevent the disease. Billings Lodge provides elderly care to its senior residents in a way that takes care of their physical, emotional and social needs.

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    The difference between independent and assisted living

    Are you considering moving into a retirement facility? If so, you’ll first need to determine what type of residence would be best suited to your needs. Would an independent living facility be able to provide you with the services you require? Or would an assisted living facility better meet your needs? Both offer services aimed towards providing retirees with an active lifestyle and strong community ties. The difference comes down to the level of care offered.

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    Heart Month: Keep It In Good Shape!

    Since February is Heart Month, we decided to discuss cardiovascular health, and give you tips and advice on how to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Having a strong heart is essential in order to live a healthy life, both physically and mentally. We are aware that seniors are generally more exposed to heart disease risks, which is why we’ve decided to tell you some ways on how to decrease the chances of developing a health problem.

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    5 Reasons For Moving To A Retirement Home

    Moving out of a home you’ve lived in for years is no small thing. When you were raising children and working full time, you might have thought you’d be in your home forever. But now that you have an empty nest, do find maintaining a home more of a burden than a boon? If so, moving into a place like Billings Lodge Retirement CommunityRetirement Community may be the best thing to do.

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    Care for those suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia

    Making a radical change to one’s life is always to some degree a destabilizing experience. If you’ve decided to move into a retirement home, you may be feeling uncertain and anxious. For those who suffer from Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, these feelings of uncertainty and anxiety are often exacerbated by their condition. If you’re looking for retirement living options in the Ottawa area, you should know that we at Billings Lodge Retirement Community take special care to welcome those with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Here’s just a little more information about the special considerations that go into Alzheimer’s care in a retirement home in Ottawa.

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    Experience a continuum of care at Billings Lodge

    Billings Lodge is a retirement home in Ottawa and we pride ourselves on our ability to create an environment that provides for the physical, emotional, and social needs of seniors—particularly those who have dementia. At Billings Lodge, we design our individual plans with a continuum of care in mind. That means that we view health as not simply a matter of diagnoses and treatments, but a complete lifestyle in which every aspect of one’s well being is addressed at whatever stage of life you’ve reached. We not only try to provide for seniors’ health, but also their emotional needs.

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Billings Lodge Retirement Community

1180 Belanger Ave.

Ottawa, ON K1H 8N2

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