Senior Population Increasing by 4% Per Year – While Everyone Says Changes Are Needed in Care, Nothing Significant Is Happening

I just listened to a radio program called The Current on CBC titled Fixing Long-Term Care After Devastation of the Pandemic. You can listen to this 33 minute podcast by going to http://www.cbc.ca , then find The Current with Matt Galloway and find that title. Three people were interviewed: Tamblyn Watts CEO CanAge http://www.canage.ca Dr. …

What Can We Do Because If We Are Blessed We Will Live a Long Life….And If We Do, In The Existing Care System ,The Outlook Isn’t Rosy!!!!

Action is needed if we want compassionate care for our seniors. Two first steps needed are: 1. that our provincial government establish one department that handles all aspects of senior care. 2 that there is one place where people can find information regarding senior care. Write letters, ask for timelines demand answers. Act today.

Just In Case Binder – being thoughtful to those left behind

Planning for the future? You might want to look at a ‘Just In Case’ Binder that will contain all important information that your loved ones will need for your end of life. How falls can change your life when you are a senior. #seniors; #falls for seniors; #planning for future seniors

Action Required

Baby boomers need to plan for their future. There is no other stage in life that requires so much preparation. Staying in our own homes makes economic sense. Demand changes so this is one option. Home care needs a total overhaul and it must begin today. No more excuses. We seniors are worth it.

THE CALL … the call for help, the call for change, the call for action (Caregiving Journey)

It’s time to rethink how we care for the elderly. We don’t need more long-term beds in institutions. We need money redirected into Home Care. Seniors want to stay in their own homes. Aging in place is a much more cost-effective and dignified way to treat those who built our country. However, for seniors to safely remain in their homes, we need supports and services in place and easy access to those services. Change needs too begin today!

CARE FOR OUR ELDERS IS UNSUPPORTED, FRAGMENTED AND UNDERFUNDED

CARE OF OUR ELDERLY…Public policy needs to be written with clear responsibility lines. Politicians must act boldly across all levels of government, and deliverables and timelines written.

Healthy Mind and Body Equals a Happier, Longer Life

Keep moving. Challenge yourself to exercise your brain in new ways. Rent a metal detector, try a new musical instrument or exercise program. Keep going, trying new things so we can embrace the next months.