Urgent Action Needed to Reform Long-Term Care in Canada (Part Four)

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) published a report on July 2, 2020 that consists of 9 steps to solving the workforce crisis in nursing homes, all of which require a strong, coordinated leadership at the federal and provincial/territorial levels to implement. It says” Our long-term care sector, particularly nursing homes, is in crisis now […]

Home Care for the Vulnerable (Part Three)

While aging in place sounds perfect, in today’s world it does not work. Home Care may give caregivers some reassurance that their loved one is being safely supported. The truth is they are not unless you are financially able to supplement it.

Protecting The Vulnerable (PART ONE)

If we were to run day cares or any child care the way elder care is operated there would be a huge outcry and rightfully so. Let’s maintain those same standards for those who grew our country. Let’s look at dignified and specialized care for our elders.

REWIRE BEFORE YOU EXPIRE

I didn’t write for six years. My parents and my husband’s parents would be shocked and then heartbroken to think they had caused my caregiver burnout. I don’t blame them. I was responsible. I wanted to support them. They had been great parents for us. For 37 years I was the front-line family caregiver. Bob’s […]