Nursing Home Costs: What to Expect (And How to Budget)

Tuesday, February 6th, 2024

Have you or a loved one reached the stage where living independently is no longer feasible? The decision to move into long-term care is complex and emotional, especially when budgeting for the costs of seniors’ home care. This guide will explore typical nursing home costs nationwide and provide helpful resources to start financial planning. Continue […]

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Long-Term Care Home: A Place for Seniors To Feel Safe

Thursday, January 4th, 2024

Out of every 100 Canadian seniors, about 7 live in a long-term care home. As such, long-term care is an important option for some. It could be due to needing help with daily activities, health concerns, or wanting a more social environment. Long-term care homes today strive to keep you safe and happy. You can […]

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Complex Care For Seniors: Tailored Care For Easier Living

Thursday, December 21st, 2023

Choosing the right location for retirement is a big step, especially when health issues are a concern. For folks looking into retirement homes for themselves or their loved ones, it’s important to know about complex care. This kind of care is more than just basic help. It includes all sorts of services for seniors who need […]

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10 Important Questions to Ask When Touring a Retirement Home

Thursday, November 30th, 2023

There comes a time in every person’s life when it becomes much harder to live independently. There are many different ways to handle this stage. But it’s often best to find somewhere that can give more aid throughout the day. A retirement home can be the perfect place for a person to spend these years. With […]

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Seven Serious Considerations When Exploring Senior Housing

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023

Almost all senior Canadians want to live independently, but at least 25% of them don’t get the care they need. Choosing senior living can be a difficult decision and conversation. However, it’s sometimes the best course of action for your aging loved one. Senior care facilities have evolved to accommodate various lifestyles and needs. With […]

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An Inside Look: What to Expect at a Respite House

Thursday, October 5th, 2023

What’s the one place that offers a breather for both caregivers and older adults, but isn’t a nursing home? That’s right, we’re talking about a respite house. This sanctuary is more than just a temporary stop; it’s a haven designed to recharge everyone involved. So, if you’re on the brink of caregiver burnout or you’re […]

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Finding Your Passion at an Active Senior Living Residence: A Guide

Thursday, September 21st, 2023

Who says retirement is the end of the road? Far from it. Welcome to the world of active senior living residences, where the focus isn’t just on living but thriving. If you’re 55 and older, this is your playground-a place designed to ignite new passions and rekindle old ones. Stick around as we explore what […]

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How to Find a Good Quality Senior Care Facility for Your Aging Loved One

Wednesday, September 6th, 2023

According to research, experts predict that the senior population in Canada will grow by 68% over the next 20 years. That means the 75+ age group will double. Finding the perfect seniors long term care facility is crucial to the comfort and well-being of your aging loved one. A good quality care home can help […]

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8 Things to Look For in a Quality Senior Living Facility

Friday, September 1st, 2023

Elder abuse affects between 4% and 10% of Canadians. Unfortunately, experts believe this number is much higher due to many more unreported incidents. When your parent or grandparent starts getting older, it’s wise to start saving for a retirement home. After all, you want to ensure your loved ones are in safe and caring hands. […]

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Understanding Retirement Home Costs and What They Cover

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023

Medicare does not cover long-term retirement home costs in Canada. The same is true of free healthcare services in your province or territory. Instead, you can pay out of pocket, with long-term care insurance, or using CPP or OAS benefits. Unfortunately, not all retirees have access to long-term care insurance savings. And CPP and OAS benefits may not […]

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