What is the Difference between a PSW and a Nurse?

Personal Support Workers and Nurse for in home care

The difference between a PSW and a Nurse is education and scope of practice. The front-line healthcare workers consist of PSWs, RPNs, Registered Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners. Personal Support Worker (PSW) A personal support worker (PSW) can be a beneficial support for a family to lessen the pressure a family may feel with all the […]

How to Care for a Loved one at Home after a Stroke

care after a stroke for seniors

There is life – and hope – after a stroke. With time, new routines will become second nature. Rehabilitation can build your strength, capability, and confidence. It can help you continue your daily activities despite the effects of your stroke. When you are the primary caregiver for at-home care for a loved one who has […]

Sharing the Holidays with our Senior Loved Ones

Family together on the holidays

The holidays are a busy and exciting time for people of all ages! Sometimes it can be more difficult for our seniors. Cold weather can keep our seniors indoors, making it possible for isolation, loneliness and even depression. With so much happening, we want to keep our senior loved ones in the festivities as much […]

Challenges of Moving from House to Retirement Home

Challenges of Moving from House to Retirement Home

Moving is a stressful task for anyone, regardless of age. For people over 65 that may be struggling with mobility and health issues, the move can be overwhelming and even frightening. Your senior loved one will need all your support to make the move as painless as possible, with the least amount of strain on […]