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Posted by admin on October 24, 2013 in Daily links |

Most boomers don’t want to move from their homes in retirement, poll finds: Globe & Mail “Making the decision to leave the family home is never an easy one and there is even more to consider when the move is prompted by changes in health,” said Audrey Miller, managing director of Elder Caring Inc., a […]

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Posted by admin on October 10, 2013 in Daily links |

Alzheimer’s breakthrough hailed as ‘turning point’ (BBC)

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Posted by admin on September 21, 2013 in Daily links |

Open the fridge. Nothing to eat (Toronto Urban Strolls) Health aide speaks out about changes to home care delivery (Global News) Health kick ‘reverses cell ageing’ (BBC News) BEYOND THE BEND (Helen Hudson Blog) Speaker talks to students, community about communication with the elderly (The Collegian)

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Posted by admin on September 17, 2013 in Daily links |

How Safe are Elderly and Disabled People in Assisted Living Programs? While this is an article on a California study the lessons are important.   Seniors urged to fight loneliness after survey finds isolation to be biggest concern – there is a role here for homecare companies.   This is one of the issues we like to […]

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Posted by admin on September 15, 2013 in Daily links |

Toronto Neighbourhood Events (TorontoNeighbourhoodGuide.com)

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Posted by admin on September 13, 2013 in Daily links |

Living to 109, gerontologist Sister Constance Murphy was a whirlwind of energy (Globe & Mail) Alliance for Aging Research Keeps Seniors Healthy Longer (A Place for Mom) Sensors Help Keep the Elderly Safe, and at Home (New York Times) Why we’ll go an extra mile for our friends… and for the success of humans as […]

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Posted by admin on September 12, 2013 in Daily links |

Front-line faltering in Alzheimer’s battle: Goar (Toronto Star) Andrea Nicholson winces when she hears nurses, home care workers and therapists speak to people with dementia in a babyish voice. “And how are we today?” she says, raising her voice an octave and patting an imaginary senior’s arm. NURSE IN THE KNOW: Planning for the needs […]

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Posted by admin on September 11, 2013 in Daily links |

Empathy Without Boundaries (new York Times blog from June) – I thought this relevant given the recent disturbing images seen in the Peterborough Long Term Care case. Excerpt: “We have to be very aware of our body language — being centered, present, not being distracted — when we’re with someone with dementia,” he said. “If […]

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Posted by admin on September 9, 2013 in Daily links |

Why Boomers are Doomed: My Reflection – (Elder Caring Inc’s Blog)

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