Archive for the ‘Elder Care’ Category

Please Ask Your Pharmacist

Friday, January 16th, 2015

The flu has hit badly this year and even with a flu shot, many of us have fallen sick. In addition to hot liquids and rest, many of us have also taken over the counter remedies, such as cold and cough formulas and decongestants. With prescription medications, pharmacies ...

Whose Choice Is It Anyway?

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Provided by Dr. Renee Ruiter Kohn, Clinical Manager @ Elder Caring The media has recently focused on the subject of caregivers to elderly parents where the job has been characterized as an all-consuming role that can trigger a host of difficult emotions, including anger, fear, resentment, guilt, helplessness, and grief. Canadian ...

Holidays, memories, thanks and moving forward.

Monday, December 29th, 2014

As I write my last blog for 2014, I am enjoying my family being together over this holiday period. I am however reminded of those friends and family who have passed away and the many chairs that are empty at the various dinner tables. They say time heals ...