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2011 National Household Survey on Seniors’ Income and Caregivers

September 20, 2013

Statistics Canada released last week findings from the 2011 National Household Survey and their study on caregivers ...


Ontario’s Action Plan for Seniors

February 8, 2013

Lately, the prospects of Ontario seniors living better, high quality lives seem to be improving. The Ontario ...

Seniors’ Moments – All About Alzheimers and Health Care Options for Canadians

February 5, 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 10am to noon, St. George on Yonge Anglican, 5350 Yonge St. at Churchill Avenue, North ...

Stella Wasiuk, 84, says she is not prepared to pay her former caregiver, Pauline Reid, the $175,000 Reid is demanding

Caregiver wants $175,000 to give up claim to elderly woman’s home

September 12, 2012

  The personal support worker who legally owns widow Stella Wasiuk’s Ajax home says she will give it back — ...

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Caregiver’s Diary: One More Birthday

August 24, 2012

My father had his 89th birthday last week, and it didn’t make him very happy. We were sitting in a faux English pub ...

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Mother, 104, taking care of her daughter, 87, who suffers from dementia

July 3, 2012

Children caring for parents in their old age is nothing new, but Rosario Schielzeth and Maria Garcia  have turned ...

Long Term Care

Home and Community Care in Canada, an Economic Footprint

May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012 – Home and community care in Canada is something of a mystery. We know that home care is up to 75 ...

Long Term Care

Halifax: Wait for long-term beds ‘unacceptable’

May 4, 2012

This article was published by The Cape Breton Post on April 29th 2012.  To see this article and other related articles ...

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Home Care – we need more action, fewer excuses

April 20, 2012

To complement the Health Council of Canada (HCC)'s latest report on seniors, home care and caregivers, CARP VP of ...

Caregiver’s Diary: To All The Family

February 24, 2012

My widowed 88 year old father writes from his fancy retirement home in Niagara: “Youngest sister has been wonderful ...