The work of the society is to enable people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life.
The society raises money for finding the cause and cure of Parkinson's disease.
The goal of the society is to provide support and information for people living with Alzeheimer's and their families.
A fascinating interactive tour of the brain which provides descriptive and comprehensive details on the effects of Alzheimer's.
Providing information and support about cancer to the general public as well as health care professionals.
A reliable source of information for heart disease and stroke research in this country.
A national volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for peer-reviewed Canadian Breast cancer research.
Funds research and provides information and support to people living with kidney disease.
The Lung Association is concerned with the prevention smoking and with air quality and its affect on heatlh.
The mission of the Osteoporosis Society is to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the prevention and treatment of osteporosis.
The Canadian Hearing Society provides a wide range of services to meet the needs of deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people.
Information on care that aims to relieve suffering and improve the quality of living and dying.
The Arthritis Society provides support to Canadians with arthritis and assists them in becoming more effective advocates.
The CNIB Ontario Division services to people who are blind, visually impaired and deafblind to enhance their independence.
Canadian Red Cross helps people affected by emergencies and disasters.
Support for those dealing with Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS).
Information on Muscular Dystrophy and related research.
Aims to help our patients understand what can be done, fully inform them as to benefits and risks and perform the surgery with the highest standards.
OPSWA in partnership with PSW Canada (2007) has become the voice for personal support workers, creating positive public awareness thorugh the media, and advocating for them in meetings with government officials. OPSWA is run by PSW's for PSW's.
September 11, 2020 by Living Assistance Services - Senior Home Care
According to CAMH, adults in Canada aged 65 and older consume 20 to 40 percent of all prescription meds and 25 percent of all over-the-counter meds. As we age, we’re also more likely to take more than one medication at a time. While medications help you manage your illnesses and symptoms, many cause side effects … Continue reading Driving and Meds Don’t Mix
September 4, 2020 by Living Assistance Services - Senior Home Care
PSWs have always been heroes in our books. They dedicate their lives to caring for older adults, who are among the most vulnerable in our community. Since the start of the Covid-19 crisis and even more so since the shortcomings in Canada’s long-term care facilities were brought to light, more and more people are finally … Continue reading A Day in the Life of A PSW