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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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The Benefits of Supported Living for Seniors and Their Families

Tuesday, July 25th, 2023

Did you know that nearly 20% of Canadians are aged 65 and over? As you or your loved ones grow older, it’s important to start thinking about the future. In their autumn years, older people deserve to put their feet up and relax, safe in the knowledge that their needs are being well taken care […]

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Is a Nursing Home a Good Option for You?

Wednesday, June 28th, 2023

Finding the right residential senior care can be overwhelming. You need an excellent facility to care for your loved one according to their needs and personality. Choosing the best senior care can be tricky, both emotionally and mentally. We’re here to help you every step of the way. Read on to discover more about residential […]

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Making the Most of Retirement Living: Understand Your Options

Monday, June 26th, 2023

Retirement is something that people strive for most of their lives. Then, when they finally reach that stage of their life, they may realise that there are more physical limitations with senior living than they thought. In Canada, the median age to retire is around 65 years old. If you or a loved one is […]

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What Exactly Is Extended Care for Seniors?

Tuesday, June 6th, 2023

The population of people 65 or older in Canada has increased from 14.1% in 2010 to 19% in 2022. Even more, projections show this number will increase 25% more by the middle of this century. These changing numbers mean that senior care will impact most people in Canada in the near future. If you’re looking at […]

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The Importance of Active Living for Seniors

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023

One in five Canadians are over 65 years old as of 2021. If you’re one of this lucky group, you might be looking for ways to stay healthy as you get older. That’s where active living comes in. But why is active living important? And how do you stay active as a senior? Read on […]

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