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Stress and loneliness can be a common occurrence during the holiday season. But one way to overcome this - is through a unique program that involves "man's best friend". Cheryl Weber visits Port Perry Ontario and brings us this report of how Karen St More
Caring for an aging parent can be one of the most stressful life events as it takes a toll emotionally, physically, and financially. Millions of Canadians are or will soon be facing this heart-wrenching challenge because our population is aging, and More
An initiative to attract more geriatricians is urgently needed. There are only around 200 in Canada, not nearly enough to meet the increasing demand for their expertise. More
According to Statistics Canada, as baby boomers reach the age of 65 the number of seniors will double to 10 million by 2031. More
A major problem for caregivers is that they can feel overwhelmed and out of control. This is often the result of not having enough good information, professional help, training, or respite when a parent or spouse becomes ill and dependent on them fo More
Personal support workers and nursing assistants in seniors' care facilities are not trained in dental care, and often lack the time and inclination to brush their patients' teeth. Tooth loss is therefore far too common in ailing elderly More
A serious fall can be a life-changing event that can mean an end of independent living and an early and abrupt start to caregiving duties. I know. At the age of 85, my mother fell and broke her leg close to her hip and never walked again. More
Having a safety net in place for seniors before a life-threatening emergency occurs ensures that they have immediate access to medical attention, which can prevent catastrophes, such as a person not being found for days. More
It is important to be prepared for the responsibility of managing your elderly parents' financial affairs, because mistakes can have adverse consequences for both seniors and their families. More
Filing income tax returns can be complicated, especially if you are unfamiliar with your parent's tax situation. Hiring an accountant to complete the task can save you time, likely cost only $100 to $300, and ensure the return is prepared professiona More
Caregivers need to develop empathy for an elder's situation, and patience, when they seem unreasonably demanding or in an uncharacteristically bad mood. More
Dr. Sears, or Dr. Bill as his "little patients" call him, is the father of eight children as well as the author of over 30 books on childcare. Dr. Bill is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics More
Dr. Sears, or Dr. Bill as his "little patients" call him, is the father of eight children as well as the author of over 30 books on childcare. Dr. Bill is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics More
Dr. Sears, or Dr. Bill as his "little patients" call him, is the father of eight children as well as the author of over 30 books on childcare. Dr. Bill is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics More
Dr. Sears, or Dr. Bill as his "little patients" call him, is the father of eight children as well as the author of over 30 books on childcare. Dr. Bill is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics More
Dr. Sears, or Dr. Bill as his "little patients" call him, is the father of eight children as well as the author of over 30 books on childcare. Dr. Bill is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics More
Moira Brown speaks with Shirley Roberts, author of "DORIS INC. A Business Approach to Caring for Your Elderly Parents" While caring for her ailing mother, Shirley discovered first hand that our soci More
Dr. Timothy Starr President, Christian Seniors in Action Book, "Help! I'm a Stepparent!" More
Dr. Timothy Starr authored the book, "Help! I'm a Stepparent!" to help parents as they begin to enter a blended family situation. Dr. Timothy Starr is the President, Christian Seniors in Action More
Ron's message: " I don't know where this ministry would be without the faithful support of so many seniors who pray for us and partner with us financially. And we're aware that many of these precious More
Moira Brown visits with Franklin Graham. Rev. Billy Graham's book "Nearing Home" is available in our estore. More
Moira Brown visits with Franklin Graham. Rev. Billy Graham's book "Nearing Home" is available in our estore. More
105 Year Old Jessie Jordan talks about life on the other side of 100 and what is important in life. Her friends and family and even a hockey legend come to her home to help celebrate her big day. More
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