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...

April 26, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare   May  2014

Earlier this spring in Toronto a 92 year old woman was held captive in her own home.  The details of this situation are shocking but I feel they need to be shared.  The woman lived alone in Scarborough, in a post war home, s...

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...

April 11, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare - December 2010

The world of so many elderly frail seniors becomes smaller and smaller, often reduced to a single room.  So it is often in the spirit of the season that we try to brighten up and expand that world by taking our elderly relatives o...

April 11, 2018

Adventures in Eldercare February 2018

While on a recent Caribbean vacation with my wife, we experienced a compelling moment I want to share.  We were seated at the lunch buffet a few days into our week long stay at a resort.  Anyone who has enjoyed an all-inclusive holi...

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