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  • Stay Independent at Home

    Before contacting Qualicare, my Dad was living with the difficulties associated with Alzheimer’s disease and because he had recently lost his wife, he could not stay at home, on his own. Retirement homes wouldn’t suffice because Dad needed extra care and attention after the great trauma and changes ...
  • "Ask a Nurse" Just Found Out My Father Has Liver Cancer

    Question: Dear Qualicare, I have just experienced something that I never thought possible, and I need to have some information to help me figure out what to do next. After waiting in the hospital for hours, we just found out that my father has liver cancer. They told us that my dad is dying and we ...
  • Making Your Home Senior Friendly

    It is a known fact that seniors are more prone to falling and hurting themselves. As we grow older, our sense of balance becomes diminished and the stability of our stature is often weaker. Many falls happen right inside our own homes! The bathroom is the most common place where falls occur. Make ...
  • More Nutritional Suggestions for Seniors

    Download the file below to learn more: Read about additional ways that seniors can eat better.
  • Information about Melanoma

    When you have been diagnosed with melanoma, the next step is that you will be advised what “stage” of melanoma you have. A diagnosis of melanoma is then staged by the pathologist giving an assessment of the depth the melanoma invades into the skin to determine how limited or advanced this skin ...
  • The Power of Music

    Every one of us has, in our brain, a file folder of songs and melodies that are capable of evoking very distinct memories – of schools, of relationships, of events, of family traditions. Usually they make us feel very happy, but they can also be bittersweet or even quite frightening. Scientists are ...