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Balancing work & caregiving

How to Balance Caregiving, Work, and Other Obligations

Providing care for an aging loved one can be challenging and stressful. Many family caregivers also work outside the home, and it can become overwhelming trying to achieve a comfortable work/life balance. Caregivers generally take on several significant roles: scheduling appointments, providing emotional support, helping with medications, managing finances, providing meals, and keeping the home …

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How to Help a Loved Accept a Dementia Diagnosis

It can be incredibly frustrating when a parent, partner, or another family member is denying, or unable to recognize, their own cognitive impairment. The goal is to help them get the right care and establish a plan for the future, but when acknowledgement or awareness is not forthcoming, providing assistance becomes a bit of challenge. …

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Millennial Senior Care

Three Valuable Senior Care Tips for Millennial Caregivers

Millennials across the country are feeling the pressure to provide care and support for an aging loved one, whether it be parents or grandparents. Millennials include anyone born between the years of 1981 and 1996. Millennials are often the subject of a variety of negative stereotypes, including assumptions that they are lazy, ill-prepared, and lack …

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Senior Home Care in Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge

Transitioning Home After a Hospital Stay

Making the move back home after a stay in the hospital can present a variety of challenges for seniors. Ideally the goal is to make it back home without experiencing any setbacks that may result in a return trip to the infirmary. The best approach to help avoid complications to make the transition a smooth …

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Tactile stimuation for seniors with dementia - Kitchener-Waterloo

Tactile Stimulation for Seniors with Dementia

Making conscious tactile and tangible connections can be beneficial for seniors living with dementia. The practice of Tactile Stimulation is a method employed to help individuals with dementia connect to their environment with their sense of touch. The process can have tremendous psychological, emotional, and cognitive benefits. What is Tactile Stimulation? Tactile Stimulation is the …

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As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues, and with Waterloo Region declaring a state of emergency, we want to ensure that our clients and their families understand our infection control approaches which are designed to ensure the safety of our clients and our employees.