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Shared Living for Mom was a Blessing for Me


Avatar Maggie Clapperton
13 Jul 2021 ~ 6 minute read

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.


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What Do Personal Support Workers Need from Us


Avatar Maggie Clapperton
15 Mar 2021 ~ 4 minute read

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?


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Homecare Hub Launches Campaign to Shift Society’s Views on Aging


Avatar Homecare Hub
01 Mar 2021 ~ 2 minute read

Homecare Hub, a leader in home care and long-term care solutions, announced the launch of their #OlderNotInvisible campaign today


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Older Not Invisible: 9 Groups of Older Adults at Risk of Social Isolation


Avatar Maggie Clapperton
14 Feb 2021 ~ 3 minute read

Older adults are often treated as a monolithic group. We forget that they, like all human beings, have layered identities and unique circumstances.


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Fighting Ageism Through Intergenerational Programming


Avatar Maggie Clapperton
07 Feb 2021 ~ 2 minute read

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.


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5 Ways Older Adults Foster Resilience


Avatar Maggie Clapperton
14 Jan 2021 ~ 4 minute read

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.


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8 Elements of Age-Friendly Cities


Avatar Maggie Clapperton
07 Jan 2021 ~ 6 minute read

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.


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5 Ontario Based Programs Keeping Seniors Social and Safe During COVID-19


Avatar Maggie Clapperton
15 Dec 2020 ~ 3 minute read

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.


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Leading by Example to Conquer COVID-19


Avatar Vipan Nikore, MD, MBA
02 Nov 2020 ~ 5 minute read

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.


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How Home Care Can Help Seniors Stay Connected During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Avatar Maggie Clapperton
12 Sep 2020 ~ 4 minute read

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated social isolation for seniors, often adding multiple barriers to already isolating circumstances.


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How to Choose a Private Caregiver for Yourself or a Loved One


Avatar Maggie Clapperton
30 Jul 2020 ~ 4 minute read

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?


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7 Benefits of Home Care Services for Older Adults


Avatar Maggie Clapperton
23 Jul 2020 ~ 3 minute read

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.


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