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  • The Toronto Home Care Digest for November 29, 2013

    Posted by Steve Jones Fri, Nov 29, 2013 Get the latest home health care tips, news, and updates! FROM OUR BLOG... Benefits of Live-In Caregivers There are many different types of professional home caregivers. Personal support workers provide assistance in mobility, personal care, health and diet, ...
  • Benefits of Live-In Caregivers

    Posted by Steve Jones Tue, Nov 26, 2013 There are many different types of professional home caregivers. Personal support workers provide assistance in mobility, personal care, health and diet, and companionship. Registered nurses often provide home health care, monitoring senior's health, ...
  • Qualicare Toronto Offers eBook “Living Well with Alzheimer’s Disease.”

    Posted by Steve Jones Fri, Nov 22, 2013 Toronto, Ontario. November 22, 2013 - Qualicare Toronto, a leading senior care agency in Toronto, has published a new eBook, “ Living Well with Alzheimer’s Disease ,” and is offering it free to the public. This 38-page eBook focuses on living well with ...
  • The Toronto Home Care Digest for November 22, 2013

    Posted by Steve Jones Fri, Nov 22, 2013 Get the latest home health care tips, news, and updates! FROM OUR BLOG... 5 Myths About Diabetes November 14th was World Diabetes Day. As with many illnesses and diseases, education is one of the biggest forces in preventative medicine for diabetes. Every ...
  • Seniors and Exercise - a Vital Combination

    Posted by Jeff Durish Thu, Nov 21, 2013 As people grow older, staying strong, energetic and healthy can become more complicated. As we age, our body’s metabolism naturally slows, which is why it is difficult for seniors to maintain a healthy weight. The answer is exercise. Because exercise helps ...
  • Living Well with Alzheimer's Disease in Toronto

    If you or someone you know and love is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia, you have no choice but to live with that new reality. However, you and your loved ones can choose how you live with it. We are excited to announce the launch of our latest eBook: Living Well with ...
  • 5 Myths About Diabetes

    Posted by Jeff Durish Tue, Nov 19, 2013 Did you know...? November 14th was World Diabetes Day. Here are some interesting (and saddening) statistics about diabetes from the Canadian Diabetes Association: An estimated 285 million people are affected by diabetes worldwide. An expected 438 million will ...
  • The Toronto Home Care Digest for November 15, 2013

    Posted by Steve Jones Fri, Nov 15, 2013 Get the latest home health care tips, news, and updates! FROM OUR BLOG... Living Well with Alzheimer's Disease in Toronto If you or someone you know and love is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia, you have no choice but to live with that ...
  • Bilingualism Delays Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

    Studies on Alzheimer's disease and dementia have been on the rise all over the world in the last few years. Everything from music therapy to genetic factors and everything in between, we starting to learn more about what causes dementia, what can be done to reverse the effects, and perhaps most ...
  • Untangling Alzheimer's: The Newest "The Nature of Things" Documentary

    For the last 34 years, David Suzuki has been the star of the documentary series, The Nature of Things. Before that, he was a professor at UBC. What many people may not know, however, is that his mother died of Alzheimer's disease, along with all three of her siblings. In his next documentary, airing ...
  • The Toronto Home Care Digest for November 8, 2013

    Get the latest home health care tips, news, and updates! FROM OUR BLOG... 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 ...
  • Safe Snow Shoveling Tips for Seniors

    Although it may be early to consider snow shoveling, it's never too early to be prepared. The first snow flurries are expected next week, which means heavier snow isn't far off. The following article was written by an RN in the Qualicare family, Andrea Nathanson. It is that time of season again when ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Toronto Home Care Digest for November 1, 2013

    Get the latest home health care tips, news, and updates! FROM OUR BLOG... 8 Ways Seniors Can Avoid the Flu Everyone knows what comes after the fall season: flu season. Seniors aged 65 and older are at a greater risk for contracting flu and the effects can be more detrimental than in younger adults. ...