July 22, 2019

Victoria Eldercare has just celebrated 10 years in the Senior Support business in the tri county area (Norfolk, Haldimand, Elgin).  We have grown from humble beginnings operating out of a single room at a small health facility to a full and modern office in the Roulsto...

April 3, 2019

April 2019

Adventures in Eldercare

A new study in the medical journal Neurology has found that keeping physically and mentally active in middle age may reduce risk of developing dementia decades later.

This interesting long term study involved 800 Swedish women that were...

January 25, 2019

February 2019

Adventures in Eldercare

Respite is a term we often hear but not everyone knows what it means. If you are one of the many people new to caring for an elderly loved one and you are not sure what Respite care is then this short article is for you.

Respite is pr...

January 11, 2019

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January 2019

What is a Power of Attorney and Why it is Important

A Power of Attorney, also referred to as a POA, is a legal document that gives one or more persons the authority to make financial, property, and real estate decisions on your behalf....

September 26, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare Special Report

It’s difficult right now to pick up a newspaper or open a news app and not hear about marijuana.  Canada is set to be the first western nation to completely legalize recreational marijuana. This is happening in the very near future...

September 14, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare September 2018

We have all heard the term chronic disease or chronic illness but what does this term mean and why does it seem to be so common in our population?  A few examples of chronic illnesses are Diabetes, Osteoarthritis, Asthma and Crohn’...

June 15, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare                June 2018

Anyone who has attended or watched a video of a motivational speaker may have heard the well told story of the starfish.  After a big storm there are thousa...

April 26, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare   September  2014

September is a great time to start new initiatives, like starting to develop good memory habits.  Here are 10 tips to boost memory:

1. Get organized. Make a list of tasks, or jot things on your calendar or in your daily...

April 26, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare   August  2014

 I have been writing Adventures in Eldercare for a few years now and have covered many important and interesting issues related to aging, home care and healthy living.  I look forward to many more years answering your que...

April 26, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare   July 2014

Summer 2014 has begun and a very hot humid summer has been forecast in Southern Ontario. Along with these hot days and nights comes the need for an important conversation about preventing heatstroke.  To stay safe in the summer h...

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