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Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Alzheimers Awareness

Each year, 25,000 Canadians hear the words, ‘you have dementia.’ But dementia is more than just numbers. Friends, families and members of our communities all experience the personal and social impact of dementia. For our health-care system and economy this means higher demand for services and soaring costs. It’s not just their disease. It’s ours

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

For The Rest of My Life

Click here to read Part 1 of this series. Cardio-Vascular Health: a series about Heart Health and Cardiac Rehabilitation Part II – For the Rest of My Life By David T. Jones MBA – Editor, Healthy Living...

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Cardio-Vascular Health: 2 Part Series

Heart Health and Cardiac Rehabilitation Part I There and Back Again By David T. Jones MBA...

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Maximize Your Golden Years

By: Dr. George I. Traitses D.C Are you approaching the so-called “Golden Years”: the time of life after retirement from active work? Free from the constraints of a job / boss / workplace, you can at last...

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Sit and Be Fit

A CHAIR BASED EXERCISE PROGRAM FOR SENIORS By Kelly Nurnberger Falls in Seniors — A public health issue According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, falls are the leading cause of injury related hospitalizations of seniors...

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Nurse Next Door provides insight to their passion in caregiving

Nurse Next Door provides reliable, compassionate and flexible home care services that are delivered by exceptional staff. Personalized home care services are suited to individual needs so seniors can maintain the independence and dignity they deserve. Nurse...

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Medication Mistakes and Mishaps: Is it time to talk to your parents about drugs?

Plenty of information advises teenagers about the dangers of drug misuse. But with so many people living longer these days, there is a growing need to broach the same topic with seniors. A new program, Let’s Talk...

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Hiring a Caregiver: What you need to know before you start

“Unfortunately,” says Paresh Vyas, owner of Nurse Next Door Home Care, “in our line of business we often hear horror stories from families about hiring caregivers – negligence, abuse and simply not caring. With such experience, gun-shy...

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Life in a Nursing Home – the Lonely Truth

Middle age often goes hand in hand with aging parents and, if we are lucky, aging grandparents as well. Watching our loved ones grow old can sometimes be difficult to accept. While we want them to reach...

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Your Doctor, Your Friend

How Your Community Supports Primary Care As our population ages, so does the importance of having a reliable healthcare network. Seniors in particular often experience medically-related challenges that require the ongoing support of a primary care physician...

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