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 […]


A day and a walk to remember with Author Nathalie Prezeau…

October 14, 2013 in Events |

The day (Friday October 11th) started with 20 people at Mosaic Home care and Community Resource Centre’s offices.  The sun was shining (again) and another beautiful 18 degree October day was there for the taking. And so we set out, led by the Nathalie Prezeau (our guide and the author of our route), on our tour […]


The move towards Senior friendly hospitals

October 14, 2013 in Community, Events |

It is clear that making our world more senior friendly is merely an extension of making the world a more caring and better place for everyone. Mackenzie Health (Formerly York Central Hospital) held its 7th Annual Seniors Clinic Day (for health care professionals) on Thursday October 10th, 2013.  The conference was centred around making hospitals […]



Explore Our City- With Author Nathalie Prezeau……

October 11, 2013 in Events |

Stay tuned for my blog post this weekend of pictures and updates from our tour and event today at Islington Village to discover the work of John Kuna, the artist who painted most of the gorgeous murals gracing the walls along Dundas Street. http://mosaichomecare.com/2013/10/friday-october-11th-2013explore-our-city-with-author-nathalie-prezeau-at-mosaic-home-care-chartwell-lansing-and-gibson-retirement-residences/ What a beautiful fall day!


Daily Links

October 10, 2013 in Daily links |

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


“In recognition of your ongoing contributions…”

October 2, 2013 in Uncategorized |

We put a lot of work into the community (the resource centre, community events etc) and this effort comes from all our staff and those individuals and organisations we work with on a regular basis.  So it is nice to receive recognition for one’s work. Today we received a National Seniors Day “Certificate of Appreciation” […]


A lifeboat for lost minds

October 2, 2013 in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Events, Mid town |

How to help those with dementia to reengage with the world they are struggling to live in and to provide meaning and value to their lives. I just wanted to, belatedly, write up this last blog, for the night, to commend a wonderful presentation by Carol Saba  a consultant and educator certified in the Montessori […]


World Alzheimer’s Month Comes to an end…………..

October 1, 2013 in Alzheimer's & Dementia, Community, Events |

Yesterday marked the end of September, but it also marked the end of the second global World Alzheimer’s month.  The Theme of this month was “Dementia: a journey of caring” and an important report, “ Journey of Caring: An analysis of long-term care for dementia” was launched to coincide with this awareness initiative:

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