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  • Brain Exercises for the Elderly

    When a loved one gets older, it is often harder for their children to cope with even small amounts of mental deterioration, even though the physical changes are more pronounced. Arthritis, diabetes, loss of appetite – these are almost natural, inevitable signs of aging. They can be dealt with by ...
  • Help at Home Keeps Sisters Safe

    Two sisters (81 and 71) who live together, not far from their doctor’s office, decided to visit. This visit, to their family doctor was motivated by the fact that the older sister had a fall that needed immediate medical attention. However, there was another underlying issue that their Doctor noted ...
  • Once a Wheelchair, Not Always the Same Wheelchair

    Carol Cruden RPN Qualicare Franchsie Corporation Most of us would never think twice about those large, awkward and seemingly hard to manoeuver wheelchairs that a percentage of our population have to use. But for those who rely on one, it is as important as a set of legs. Wheelchairs have come a long ...
  • Private Services Directory - Canada

    Acorn Stairlifts Reliable, safe and easy to use solutions for people experiencing difficulty with stairs. Day-Light A light-therapy solution clinically tested to treat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Please contact Qualicare for prices and more information. Enterprise Medical Services North ...
  • Comfort from the Start

    For many years, my sister had been the primary caregiver for our mother who needed considerable care for her diabetes, heart condition and mobility issues. Tragically, my wonderful sister also became ill with cancer and I became responsible for the care of both of them. This was very stressful ...
  • Vitamin D and Diabetes

    Vitamin D is known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium and maintain bone, joint, and muscle health. The skin naturally produces this vitamin after exposure to sunlight. Many people have are inside too much with office jobs, and when they are outside they slather on ...
  • Is There Now a Cure for Diabetes?

    Since November is Diabetes Awareness Month, we wanted to share some incredibly exciting news about a potential cure for Type 2 Diabetes. OK. OK. Perhaps the previous sentence is a little dramatic, but studies published this year have presented some pretty compelling evidence that a surgical ...