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5 Habits of People Who Age Well

5 Habits of People Who Age Well Growing old can mean a lot of things to different people. It can mean you’ll grow weaker, that you’ll develop illnesses, or that you’ll lose those you love. There are plenty of negative connotations for aging. Time to erase that kind of thinking!!! Age should bring you wisdom,…

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Caregiver Tax Guide: Tax Credit

Article from the Alzheimer society CAREGIVER TAX GUIDE: THE CANADA CAREGIVER CREDIT – WHAT’S NEW? There is no question that caregivers are the unsung heroes of Ontario’s health system. While we can’t send you all a certificate of our appreciation, we can point you in the direction of some helpful caregiver tax credits that may…

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Stroke Care – Top 5 things to do after a stroke

Stroke Care – Top 5 things to do after a stroke. These five steps, different for each individual, but need to be reviewed and discussed first and foremost Take each step as a discussion point, take 5 minutes to talk about each and what it means to them. 1. Go Easy On Yourself 2. Make…

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Caregiving at a Distance

Caregiving at a Distance    Beyond determining the care needs of an elderly parent or loved one, is coordinating and managing how those care needs are going to be met when the family caregiver lives out of town.  Often, long-distance caregivers have families of their own, with their own careers to manage, while at the…

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Role of a senior caregiver…?

Role of a senior caregiver…? What does giving exceptional care look like? Here’s where it starts. Empathy Empathizing with your client Compassion, love, kindness, respect, and consideration. Advocacy Speak up for the best interest of your client. Ethics/ Values Doing the right thing 100% of the time with high standards for themselves and the work…

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