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Home Care In Toronto: Why You Should Consider a Caregiver

Access to home care varies across Canada, but fortunately for the Greater Toronto Area there are a wide variety of options available for residents looking for elderly care in Toronto. There are many reasons why you or a family member might want to consider hiring a caregiver or personal support worker (PSW), including: Recent hospital … Continue reading Home Care In Toronto: Why You Should Consider a Caregiver

Live-in Elderly Care: What Are The Advantages

Live-in Elderly Care Today’s seniors are living independently for longer periods of time and more successfully than elderly people ever have, yet there comes a time in most seniors’ lives when it becomes impossible for them to manage personal and household tasks by themselves. When this happens, many families choose to place loved ones in … Continue reading Live-in Elderly Care: What Are The Advantages

The Benefits Of Home Care for Seniors

Personal Home Care for Seniors There are many reasons why you may want to employ personal home care services. As we grow older, many of us are affected by age-related conditions that hamper our ability to care for ourselves (and our homes) in the way that we once could. Some of us have family who … Continue reading The Benefits Of Home Care for Seniors

What Do Great Caregivers Have in Common?

The criteria we used to choose our five-star caregivers were objective and measurable. However, once the group was selected, it was very clear that what distinguishes these caregivers is a set of intrinsic qualities that some human beings possess. It is all about personality and how it fits with the care recipient and his or … Continue reading What Do Great Caregivers Have in Common?

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Memory loss that disrupts everyday life is not part of the normal aging process. It is a symptom of dementia, a gradual and progressive decline in memory, thinking, and reasoning skills. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, a disorder that results in the loss of brain cells.The Alzheimer Society, a national leader … Continue reading 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

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How PSW Certified Caregivers Help Seniors Maintain Independence

PSW Certified Caregivers Elderly care recipients and their families who are seeking home care assistance are often told to make sure that the home care they receive is provided by skilled and experienced Personal Support Workers. Premium home care agencies demand high standards from their personnel. This means that employees should: Provide recent police checks. … Continue reading How PSW Certified Caregivers Help Seniors Maintain Independence

Retirement Home Care in Toronto

In the Greater Toronto Area, many seniors engage the services of a Personal Support Worker (PSW). Most of these workers support the home care health needs, personal needs, and household needs of people who wish to remain as independent as possible in their own homes. Over time, many clients and caregivers develop excellent working relationships, … Continue reading Retirement Home Care in Toronto

Senior Care for Alzheimer’s Patients

Senior Care for Alzheimer’s Patients If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, you may be feeling devastated and overwhelmed. Alzheimer’s can be difficult to deal with, causing personality changes and robbing the patient of cherished memories. But with the proper support your family can remain strong, while providing care, comfort, and love to … Continue reading Senior Care for Alzheimer’s Patients

Senior Home Care: What To Look For

Senior Home Care Access to home care varies greatly throughout Canada. Many rural communities have little or no access to services, while cities may have a large range of choices available. The Greater Toronto Area is one of the best-served regions of the country, with virtually every type of personal home care – including first … Continue reading Senior Home Care: What To Look For

How to cope with your aging parents

THE PLAN Reassure Your Parents. Let them know that you are supporting them and can be depended upon to help solve their problems. Emphasize family bonds. Educate Yourself. You, and your parents if possible, need to become information specialists in areas relevant to their changing situation. Legal matters, including wills, property ownership and powers of … Continue reading How to cope with your aging parents

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