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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

    Palliative care for a father with 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 ...
  • Making Your Home Senior Friendly

    Elder care advice on making your home more 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 ...
  • More Nutritional Suggestions for Seniors

    Elder care professionals discuss nutrition for seniors Seniors have different nutritional needs and since these are not readily understood by the seniors themselves, they can become malnourished. Recent studies have shown that the incidence of clinically‐defined malnutrition among seniors admitted ...
  • Information about Melanoma

    Caregivers provide information about Melanoma As caregivers , we help many people who have been diagnosed with 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 ...
  • The Power of Music

    The role of music in healthcare and caregiving 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 ...