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  1. Dec
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    December 11, 2017

    Home Instead Senior Care Etobicoke and a team of volunteers came together for a wrap party at Tapestry Village Gate West in mid-December to prepare more than 250 gifts for distribution to local seniors in time for the holidays.   Read the full article.

  2. Nov
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    November 29, 2017

    Elizabeth shares the many blessings she’s thankful for, and how each enhance her life as a senior caregiver.   Read the full article.

  3. Nov
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    November 15, 2017

    A family caregiver talks about the uncertainties of everyday life while caring for a senior parent.   Read the full article.

  4. Nov
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    November 02, 2017

    Everyone knows that as soon as November 1st hits, it’s time to get excited for the Holiday season! Here at Home Instead, November means that ‘Be A Santa to a Senior’ is just around the corner!   Read the full article.

  5. Oct
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    October 26, 2017

    My parent's 50th wedding anniversary was coming up and Dad has asked that we do not have a party because "your mother doesn't remember anyway!" and his Parkinson's has been on a rapid decline. I can tell that he fears falling   Read the full article.

  6. Oct
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    October 25, 2017

    Planning and assistance help a family caregiver enjoy a respite from her caregiving responsibilities.   Read the full article.

  7. Oct
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    October 19, 2017

    Most families would agree that keeping a senior out of the hospital is an important goal. That’s because professionals who work with older adults know that some seniors who are hospitalized don’t always go home the same, or worse, they don’t go home at all   Read the full article.

  8. Oct
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    October 12, 2017

    This past Tuesday was World Mental Health Day, but we believe that it is important to live every day with acceptance and compassion for those living with mental illness. This World Mental Health Day had a focus on mental health in the work place.   Read the full article.

  9. Oct
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    October 11, 2017

    A family caregiver's love and patience helps diffuse moment of frustration for her senior mother.   Read the full article.

  10. Oct
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    October 05, 2017

    Thanksgiving is just a few days away. Whenever Thanksgiving comes around, I like to take a moment to reflect on what it is that I’m thankful for. It is usually simple and straightforward (happiness, family, friends)..but this year, it is harder than ever.   Read the full article.

  11. Sep
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    September 28, 2017

    Family caregivers are often forced to take on too much between work, home, children and caring for their elderly loved one. Here are some tips for working family caregivers to help them better cope with the stresses and protect their health   Read the full article.

  12. Sep
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    September 21, 2017

    When the time comes to retire from driving, it takes an emotional toll on oneself and the people around them. To understand what it means to give up driving, it’s important to understand what driving means to an individual.   Read the full article.

  13. Sep
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    September 14, 2017

    There are 564,000 Canadians currently living with dementia. The Alzheimer’s Society of Canada predicts that everyone is touched by this condition at some point. We need to become more educated on this disease so that we can fight for them.   Read the full article.

  14. Sep
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    September 06, 2017

    Through this program, Home Instead is offering: knowledge of protected family leave rights. Conversation starters for caregivers and their employers. Health tips for family caregiving. Communication tips for employers. Signs caregiving employees need help   Read the full article.

  15. Aug
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    August 18, 2017

    Taking care of grandpa over the past few weeks hasn’t been easy. No matter what I say or do, he is ready to pick a fight with me or accuse me of stealing from him. I just keep telling myself, “It’s not him, it’s the disease.”   Read the full article.

  16. Jul
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    July 12, 2017

    A family caregiver tries to remain positive while caring for her declining mother.   Read the full article.

  17. Jun
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    June 28, 2017

    Small changes to a family caregiver's diet and exercise habits benefit her and her senior mother.   Read the full article.

  18. Jun
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    June 14, 2017

    Time away from her senior mother gives a family caregiver respite and an opportunity to reflect.   Read the full article.

  19. Jun
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    June 02, 2017

    A family caregiver finds focus and contentment while sharing a list of things she’s grateful for.   Read the full article.

  20. May
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    May 18, 2017

    The seemingly smallest caregiving issues can sometimes become the most stressful for family caregivers.   Read the full article.

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