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Monday, July 14th, 2014

Home Care Options for Seniors

There was a time where the advancement of age meant a drastic life change for seniors. Those who were facing their twilight years had little choice in how and where they were going to live. The traditional options available to this group were limited and for the most part, required the elderly to give up

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

“Tea for the Sandwich Generation”: An unfortunate, but common case study that could be your own …

It was after 5 p.m. and I had a meeting scheduled with a prospective client. As a full time employee, it was the only time of the day she could meet with me. We exchanged pleasantries, I...

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

The Marleigh Opens in Unionville

Luxury Retirement Living  on Historic Main Street Unionville’s latest retirement residence is designed with active seniors in mind. The Marleigh, located in the heart of this heritage town, provides independent living with plenty of extra services on...

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Residential Care Options for Seniors

Seniors are the fastest growing age group in Canada. As a result many people are considering residential care for their aging relatives. Few, however, understand the services available or the differences, say, between nursing homes and retirement...

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Home Is Where the Heart Is

There is a general myth that if you live long enough, you will end up in a nursing home. Institutionalizing seniors is actually a relatively new phenomenon, one that has grown tremendously with urbanization. Long before the...

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Keeping Safe and Sound at Home

All three of the most common home grown killers – falls, scalds and medication mix-ups are preventable. Here are some strategies for making your home safe from these threats. Start by slowly walking through your home with...

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Important Documents – Why you need to prepare for the unexpected

We never know when a crisis might occur. Suddenly, you or someone close to you might need access to important documents, whether yours or theirs, but might not have the time or ability to locate them. A...

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Who decides when you can’t?

Personal choice and self-determination are highly important elements to us as human beings. But have you ever thought who would make decisions on your behalf
should you become unable to do so? Your right to decide – about...

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Community Resources

As we age, even the simplest household chores can become more difficult and physically challenging. The good news is that there’s plenty of help at hand. There may be a point at which you might need to...

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