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6 Ways To Keep Seniors Safe During Winter

Posted by Brian Shevel on 11 November 2016
6 Ways To Keep Seniors Safe During Winter
It may not feel like it now, but winter is coming. For most of us, that means winter jackets and long johns. However, senior care during the winter takes a bit more planning and effort. If you have experience caring for a senior, you know that ...
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Launch of National Institute on Ageing

Posted by Brian Shevel on 9 November 2016
Toronto, Canada, March 10, 2016 - Home Care Assistance - Toronto / York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, weighs in on the opening of the National Insti...
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Senior Care - Identifying The Early Signs Of Alzheimer's

Posted by Brian Shevel on 4 November 2016
Senior Care - Identifying The Early Signs Of Alzheimer's
One of the more difficult things to do for family members who are also caregivers is to step back and really assess the health of their loved one. The person you are caring for is likely someone you've known all your life and who may have p...
Posted in: Blog Alzheimer Care  

How To Have Halloween Fun With Elderly Relatives

Posted by Brian Shevel on 20 October 2016
How To Have Halloween Fun With Elderly Relatives
Halloween is just around the corner. That means kids running around in costumes and knocking on your door for their treats. It's always an exciting evening and a time for parents, grandparents, and young children to get together and have a ...
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Tips To Help Seniors Beat The Holiday Blue

Posted by Brian Shevel on 18 October 2016
Tips To Help Seniors Beat The Holiday Blue
The holiday season will be here before you know it. Family get-togethers, office parties, and an overwhelming holiday spirit are all on the forefront in the coming few weeks - and rightfully so. The holiday season is a time for celebrating fami...
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What Is The Difference Between Palliative Care And Hospice Care?

Posted by Brian Shevel on 14 October 2016
What Is The Difference Between Palliative Care And Hospice Care?
It can be hard to differentiate between palliative care vs. hospice care. Both deal with managing the quality of life of those who are ill, but there are some clear distinctions that should be made. In this article, we will give clear palliativ...
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How In-Home Care Services Help Senors Stay In Their Homes

Posted by Brian Shevel on 29 September 2016
How In-Home Care Services Help Senors Stay In Their Homes
Seniors have made it overwhelming clear that they prefer to be cared for at home. While the senior population in Canada continues to increase, in-home care services will need to take on a much larger role as we move into the future. That...
Posted in: Blog Live-in Home Care  

How To Have A Stress Free Thanksgiving For Seniors

Posted by Brian Shevel on 22 September 2016
How To Have A Stress Free Thanksgiving For Seniors
For Canadians, Thanksgiving is right around the corner. You can almost taste the food set on dinner tables with desserts baking in the oven. As joyous as Thanksgiving can be, it's also a lot of work. For families that have taken on the resp...
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Why You Should Involve Your Kids In Caring For Your Elderly Parents

Posted by Brian Shevel on 15 September 2016
Why You Should Involve Your Kids In Caring For Your Elderly Parents
If you are currently in a situation where you are caring for your elderly parent, you know how much of a commitment that can be. You are continually trying to find ways to engage your elderly parents so they remain cognitively active and sharp, wh...
Posted in: Blog Senior Care  

The Benefits Of Companion Care For Seniors

Posted by Brian Shevel on 9 September 2016
The Benefits Of Companion Care For Seniors
Sometimes, providing in home care for your loved one gets you bogged down in the routines: making sure they take their pills on time, bathing them, making sure they are eating right; these things can quickly begin to feel like a chore and can s...
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