“Looking for a student to live in with my elderly mother in exchange for free room and board. Light care duties only”

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

I am seeing more and more of these ads as families try to find affordable  and alternative solutions to paying for private caregivers.  There are many seniors who live alone. ‘The 2011 Census of Population counted nearly 5 million (4,945,000) seniors aged 65 and over in Canada. The data showed ...

What does ‘Alternative Level of Care’ mean?

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

The Hospital News is a free monthly publication available in hospitals and related institutions across Canada. Their September 1, 2016 article titled “Hospital discharge: Reaching a breaking point” struck a chord with me and I wanted to share it with you. Readers of this blog are likely aware of the ...