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  • 2015 Brampton Events for Charity

    Posted by Steve Jones Sat, Jan 24, 2015 For many healthcare organizations the charitable donations and volunteer hours spent running, organizing and participating in special events can reinforce the local health system, giving people in that region a better quality of life. Without community ...
  • Navigating the Auto Injury Claims Process

    Posted by Steve Jones Tue, Jan 27, 2015 The claims process for an auto accident can be confusing. You’re upset about it to begin with, but if you are injured, it adds a whole new level of complexity. Knowing what you need to do and what you can expect can relieve some of the emotional and mental ...
  • Events for Seniors and Caregivers - November 2015

    Posted by Steve Jones Sun, Nov 1, 2015 It’s November and there are lots of interesting and engaging events for seniors and caregivers in Toronto. Want to learn more about elder abuse? Need a support network for caregivers? How about just getting out of the house and having some fun? Some big events ...
  • Feeling overwhelmed? 5 Tips to Combat Caregiver Stress

    Posted by Steve Jones Mon, Oct 26, 2015 Taking on the role of a caregiver, especially for an aging parent, is a very noble and rewarding task but it can sometimes lead to stress. When you need to manage your own obligations and at the same time care for someone who often needs assistance, the ...
  • Power of Attorney, Do You Have Your Bases Covered?

    Posted by Steve Jones Mon, Oct 19, 2015 When you or someone you know is diagnosed with an illness, though it may be a tough topic to broach, it’s essential to start planning for the future. Legal, medical and financial affairs are not things to be taken lightly and when the time comes, it’s ...
  • 7 Tips for a Perfect Thanksgiving with Elderly Relatives

    Posted by Steve Jones Thu, Oct 8, 2015 Thanksgiving is coming up this weekend and it's a great time to get together with family members, young and old. There are several aspects of this holiday that make it special, the crisp fall air, the colours of the leaves, and most of all, sharing time with ...
  • No Fires in the Kitchen - Senior Safety

    Posted by Steve Jones Mon, Oct 5, 2015 There’s a time when things that were once easy become a little worrisome. Remember when your parents told you to stay away from the stove. There may come a time in your life when you’re worried about their safety in the kitchen Forgetting to turn off burners, ...
  • It’s National Seniors Day! - Events for Seniors and Caregivers - October 2015

    Posted by Steve Jones Thu, Oct 1, 2015 The leaves are changing colours, the air is getting crisper and it’s a perfect time to go out and enjoy some fall activities. Seniors’ centres, community programs and health foundations are all hosting fun-filled events for seniors and the home care community. ...
  • Helpful Services for Seniors in Toronto

    Posted by Steve Jones Sun, Sep 27, 2015 Recently we've published blog posts on senior home safety: How Seniors' Diets Change with Age When a Parent Moves Back Home Which Wheelchair should you buy? Today we're going to look at some Toronto Services that can make life easier and safer for seniors. In ...
  • Selecting a Walker For an Older Friend or Relative - Assistive Devices

    Posted by Steve Jones Thu, Sep 24, 2015 talking about walkers. To explore our other posts about assitive devices, see the links below: Raised toilet seats Wheelchairs Shower Seating For those who have trouble keeping stable while walking, a walker is often the solution. Though walkers may seem very ...
  • In the News - Bedsores and Nursing Home Negligence

    Posted by Steve Jones Sun, Sep 20, 2015 This past week, the Toronto Star reported a front page story alleging that a Mississauga nursing home had failed to meet the basic health requirements of a senior resident. In this particular case, the Star reported that Fariza Trinos, a 30-year-old Toronto ...
  • What's a raised toilet seat and how does it help? - Assistive devices

    Posted by Steve Jones Wed, Sep 16, 2015 Every week we take a look at a specific assistive device and all the options available. This week we're taking a look at elevated/raised toilet seats. To explore our other posts about assitive devices, see the links below: Which Wheelchair should I buy? Shower ...
  • Shower Safety and Support Seating - Assistive Devices

    Posted by Steve Jones Wed, Sep 9, 2015 This is the second installment of our weekly segment on assistive devices. Every week we will go into detail about a specific assistive device and all that you need to know before purchasing one. Read last week's assistive device post about wheelchairs here . ...
  • How seniors' diets change with age

    Posted by Steve Jones Sun, Sep 6, 2015 As our friends and family members age, it becomes more and more important for them to watch their diet. Certain nutritional needs change as people get older and there are steps that we can take to help our older friends and relatives at mealtimes. Following the ...
  • When a Parent Moves Back Home

    Posted by Steve Jones Fri, Aug 28, 2015 Sometimes it comes as a surprise, you’re often expecting your son or daughter might want to move back home, but it could turn out being your mom or dad who moves home first. A sudden stroke or medical issue can lead to a parent moving in, in need of some extra ...