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  • Know You Are Appreciated as a Caregiver! | Qualicare

    The team at Qualicare wants you, as the caregiver, to know that while your loved one might have a hard time showing and telling you how much he or she cares, you are appreciated for all the things you do. You just might have to search for the subtle signs he or she gives you in order to understand ...
  • "Ask a Nurse"Falls in the Home

    "Ask a Nurse"P: Senior care when a loved one falls in the home Hello I am writing this so that we have clear advice or guidelines about the right way to go about senior care when an elder person falls in a home. I need to know what to tell my 80 year old Mom who lives alone; should the unfortunate ...
  • 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 ...
  • Snow Shoveling

    Snow shoveling tips for seniors by: Senior care professional , Andrea Nathanson, R.N. It is that time of season again when we are confronted with snow shoveling. Please keep in mind the following before engaging in any shoveling if you are over 50 years old or if you have any health conditions that ...
  • Safety Devices

    Elder care advice: safety devices for your home Qualicare’s elder care experts recognize the struggles many elderly people have with living independently at home. We hear too often about seniors falling down, or having a severe accident in the home. Please find below a list of things you can do ...
  • Bed Bugs - What Should You Know

    Healthcare tips: What are bed bugs? Qualicare’s healthcare experts advise: Bed bugs are insects that, as adults, have oval-shaped bodies with no wings. Prior to feeding, they are about 1/4 inch long and flat as paper. After feeding, they turn dark red and become bloated. Eggs are whitish, ...
  • Safety Tips

    Senior care professionals give safety advice Our senior care professionals have rounded up a few tips about home security, using public transport, safer shopping and more: Home Security Ensure your house number is clearly visible. Never tell anyone that you are at home alone for example trades or ...