Authored by Giovanna C. -- It’s tough when you realize that your mother needs assistance, you try your best every day to help them, but it comes to a point where you just can't provide for everything they require.
Personal Support Workers are on the front-lines of an ongoing health crisis that affects all of us, but what do PSWs truly need in order to do their jobs effectively?
Homecare Hub, a leader in home care and long-term care solutions, announced the launch of their #OlderNotInvisible campaign today
Older adults are often treated as a monolithic group. We forget that they, like all human beings, have layered identities and unique circumstances.
The benefits of intergenerational programming for older adults in long-term care are well documented: Older adults see improved mental and physical health, reduced isolation, and overall well-being as they engage in meaningful relationships and activities with children and youth. But older adults may benefit in more structural ways as well, particularly, through a reduction in ageism.
What is the secret to resilience as we age? We’ve outlined five ways that older adults foster resilience as they transition into increased family care, home care, and/or community services.
In 2010, London, Ontario became the first Canadian city to join the World Health Organization's (WHO) Global Network of Age Friendly Cities. Since then, over 1100 cities and communities worldwide, including 95 cities and communities across Canada, have joined the WHO’s age-friendly network.
As COVID-19 continues to constrain our lives, seniors have been disproportionately impacted physically and emotionally. Organizations across Ontario have mobilized to keep older adults engaged with younger generations and their peers across the province.
The most important political issue for almost every country right now is their ability to contain COVID-19. A leader's ability to contain the virus will determine the fate of not only their economy over the next few years but will also determine how many more of our fellow neighbors and citizens we will lose in this battle.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated social isolation for seniors, often adding multiple barriers to already isolating circumstances.
Finding the best home care for yourself or your loved one can be a daunting task. There are many different caregivers out there who can help, but how do you choose the one who will provide exactly what you need?
Home care services can do a lot of good both for you and for your family. If you are on the fence about how to best support your elderly loved one, consider these seven benefits of home care.