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  • Family Doctors Want to See a National Home Care Strategy

    Posted by Steve Jones Tue, Mar 17, 2015 Home care is important to Canadians. About 80% believe it is an expression of Canadian values. It is also usually less expensive than hospitalization or care in a long term care facility. Yet the Federal government has no national home care policy. A number of ...
  • Senior Hoarding - What to Do About It

    Posted by Steve Jones Tue, Mar 10, 2015 Getting rid of the clutter in a home can be a daunting task. The longer you live, the more it seems you collect over the years. But having lots of "stuff" and senior hoarding are two different beasts. There's nothing wrong with having lots of stuff, but for ...
  • Over-Medicated and Under-Cared-For in the Nursing Home

    Posted by Steve Jones Sat, Mar 7, 2015 Too many residents of Ontario's nursing homes are over-medicated. It’s easier and faster to administer a pill than to figure out the root cause of the behaviour that prompted the drug’s use in the first place. Those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia ...
  • Senior Hoarding - How Did it Get to be Such a Mess?

    Posted by Steve Jones Wed, Mar 4, 2015 When you enter your mom's house, you can't believe how cluttered it's become. Last time you were there there were piles of paper, but now you can barely walk through the living room. The pantry is stacked with 6 cans of every kind of vegetable, most of them ...