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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...

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’...

April 26, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare   April 2014

The business of medicine, for most doctors in Ontario is fee-for-service and unfortunately this means that a physician’s income is directly dependent on the number of patients that he sees move through his clinic each and every...

April 25, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare   March 2014

My last Adventures in Eldercare article was about Winter Fire Safety in the home.  I was surprised when I received a number of calls to my office after it was published.  The surprising element was that the calls were not about...

April 25, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare November 2013

This month we are going to look at Facts and Myths with regards to aging.  Answer the questions with a true or false and then look below for the answer.  You may be surprised at the

many myths that surround aging!

True or False?

1...

April 25, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare August 2013

Last July, I wrote about my then 13 year old Golden Retriever Rocky and the response to that article was overwhelming.  People like Dogs!  I also find that we can really learn a few things from the older dogs that we care for.  Rocky...