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Knit. Purl. Relax. - Senior Care Canada

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Knit. Purl. Relax.
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A recent article on CNN entitled ‘This is your brain on knitting’ talked about emerging studies that show that the simple act of knitting can help with depression, PTSD and even combat the effects of aging on our brain. - See more at: http://seniorcarecanada.com/posts/knit-_purl-_relax#sthash.ipUNcerd.dpuf

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Seniors group calls on province to fix up long-term care homes | Metro

Seniors group calls on province to fix up long-term care homes | Metro | Senior Care News | Scoop.it
The hallways at New Orchard Lodge are very narrow for 89-year-old Anna Dazé's wheelchair. She shares a bathroom with four other women and she's sometimes woken at night by a confused roommate with dementia.
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Bell wrongly bills senior $18,000 over 11 1/2 years | Ottawa Citizen

Bell wrongly bills senior $18,000 over 11 1/2 years | Ottawa Citizen | Senior Care News | Scoop.it
Since October 2002, 83-year-old Margaret Belaen has been paying two Bell Canada accounts: Her own and somebody else's. ... “They know it's their mistake, (but) they still don't care. And they're only going to refund two ...
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Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse - Long Term Care St Catharines 131252 - Canada Jobs and Careers

Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse - Long Term Care St Catharines 131252 - Canada Jobs and Careers | Senior Care News | Scoop.it
Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse - Long Term Care St Catharines, ON, Great Place to work for, Apply today #job #hiring (Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse - Long Term Care St Catharines, ON, Great Place to work fo #job #hiring...
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Deloitte Names PointClickCare One of Canada's Best Managed Companies - Business Wire (press release)

Deloitte Names PointClickCare One of Canada's Best Managed Companies - Business Wire (press release) | Senior Care News | Scoop.it
Deloitte Names PointClickCare One of Canada's Best Managed Companies Business Wire (press release) MISSISSAUGA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PointClickCare, the leading provider of cloud-based software for senior care was named as one of Deloitte...
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Congrats to PointClickCare!

 

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Opinion: Homes for aged have come a long way, baby - Vancouver Sun

Opinion: Homes for aged have come a long way, baby
Vancouver Sun
For the first time, by 2017, Canada will be home to more people older than 65 than children under 15.
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Great article about how care facilities are changing and improving.

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Gay people dealing with a partner's dementia often have nowhere to turn - Times Colonist

Gay people dealing with a partner's dementia often have nowhere to turn - Times Colonist | Senior Care News | Scoop.it
Gay people dealing with a partner's dementia often have nowhere to turn
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Great article! And check out our cover story on LGBT seniors and let us know what you think! http://seniorcarecanada.com/articles/lgbt_seniors

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Our hospitals are not ready for the grey tsunami - The Globe and Mail

Our hospitals are not ready for the grey tsunami - The Globe and Mail | Senior Care News | Scoop.it
Our hospitals are not ready for the grey tsunami The Globe and Mail Are we thinking now, however, about what it will mean when, as the OECD suggests, by 2050 about 10 per cent of Canadians will be over 80 – right on the OECD average for its member...
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Mental Health – Coping With Stress - Elder Care Resources Edmonton

Mental Health – Coping With Stress - Elder Care Resources Edmonton | Senior Care News | Scoop.it
Explaining Stroke - Elder Care Resources Featured Download. Find Local Providers .... The Government of Canada works to help Canadians maintain and improve their mental health, including coping with stress.
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good article about stress!

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Why We Need To Rethink The Nursing Home Model | The Afro News

Why We Need To Rethink The Nursing Home Model | The Afro News | Senior Care News | Scoop.it
How many nursing beds are needed in Canada to care for frail, elderly people with high care needs? That's a question that policy makers across the country are. ...
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Senior who attempted suicide funds Baycrest mental health website - London Community News

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Senior who attempted suicide funds Baycrest mental health website
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Seniors have the highest suicide rate of any age group in Canada, according to Baycrest.
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This is a great story about Evelyn, who attempted suicide several years ago and is now trying to prevent it from happening to other seniors.

 

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Goodie Bag Ideas for Nursing Home Seniors

ComForcare Senior Services Mokena franchise owner, Valerie Svenningsen, shows examples of goodie bag ideas for nursing home seniors. The company has more tha...
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I love goodie bags! Some interesting ideas. Maybe as a welcome package?

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