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We are a not-for-profit providing in-home support for seniors, enabling them to remain independent in their community safely and with dignity.
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Senior.com Jul 12
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Visiting Angels Jul 11
Dehydration is a common and very serious condition for older adults. The best thing to do is try to prevent it from happening, but it’s much easier said than done to increase their fluid intake!
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Seniors For Seniors Jul 9
Several factors contribute to a healthier and longer life; refraining from smoking, managing weight, exercising regularly, eating fruits and vegetables and sleeping well are just a few! Statistics Canada reports that 91% of seniors are living with at least four of these factors!
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CANES Community Care Jul 13
Did you know we’re now on Facebook? Follow us there for even more tips and useful information.
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CANES Community Care Jul 12
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NationalCareElderly Jul 10
RT @AgingTraining: Never stop chasing your dreams .. age brings wisdom and better decisions
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CANES Community Care Jul 12
Hats are really great in the summer, they add more sun protection to our fair or thinning haired loved ones. Plus they are super stylish!
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RTO/ERO Foundation Jul 10
What Not to Say to an Isolated Older Adult via
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CANES Community Care Jul 11
During the summer it’s important to talk to your healthcare team about your medication. Some can become less effective when stored in areas above room temperature (23°C or 73.4°F). For more tips
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Alzheimer Society TO Jul 10
Here's a from the U-First! training program: when interacting with people living with dementia, asking yourself "What am I doing to help bring out this person's strengths?" will help you support that person! Learn more about U-First! here:
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Toronto PublicHealth Jul 9
No A/C? Here's a few tips to help keep your home cool. Get more tips to & :
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CANES Community Care Jul 10
If there is a fire in your home, don't try to put it out. Leave and call 911. Know at least two ways to get out of your apartment or home.
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Public Safety Canada Jul 5
Do you know what heat illness looks like? Watch for: 😵 Dizziness or fainting 🤢Nausea or vomiting 💧Extreme thirst 🚽Decreased urination 💓Rapid breathing & heartbeat If you have these symptoms, move to a cool place & drink liquids:
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CANES Community Care Jul 9
Be sure to stock your summer wardrobe with light-colored and loose-fitting clothes to help feel cooler and more comfortable. Check out our latest blog for more tips
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Caregiver Tools Jul 5
, encourage plenty of fluids (avoid caffeine & alcohol). Remove tight clothing, try cool showers, fans, ice towels & rooms w/AC.
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Senior.com Jul 3
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CANES Community Care Jul 6
During hot weather it’s important for seniors to stay hydrated! We lose our ability to conserve water as we age, this is why seniors are more susceptible to dehydration than younger people.
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Next Avenue Jul 3
A bacon-frying incident alerted this family that something may be wrong.
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CANES Community Care Jul 5
Today is the second National Injury Prevention Day in Canada to raise awareness about the devastating effects of predictable and preventable injuries. Be careful friends!
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Vista Springs Jul 3
As we age, healthy eating can make a difference in our health, help to improve how we feel, and encourage a sense of well-being.
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