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“I am woman, hear me roar…

…In numbers too big to ignore And I know too much to go back an’ pretend ‘Cause I’ve heard it all before” -Helen Reddy 1971 As the ‘regular’ Monday blogger, I am very pleased to have an opportunity to connect with you today. Tomorrow is International Women’s Day- a day…

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Another Goodbye

I have written about my work with my long time elderly client, Audrey, for some time. Through these blogs, I have shared the loss of her sister, her prior discharge from palliative care,  her 100th (and 101) birthday, her most recent admission and discharge and today I want to share…

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Let’s meet for a virtual coffee!

Today’s blog is sent from my home office to yours, as you are likely  working from home- whether you are already in self quarantine or being socially distant and respectful. So much can change in one week and hard for us all to imagine what next week will bring.  However…

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A Cup of Care: A Pinch of Hope

It is hard to believe that  Christmas and Hannukah start next week.  Truly, where does the time go?  Well, given that we are here I thought I would repost a holiday blog. The holidays can be a wonderful time to spend together with loved ones, remembering the meaning of the…

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Shining a Spotlight on (Ontario) Caregivers

The Change Foundation just published their findings on Ontario Caregivers- a fitting reflection for National Caregiving Awareness month. I have summarized some of their key findings based on a study involving 800 respondents across Ontario: – Canadian family caregivers provide roughly ¾ of all patient care and their contributions to…

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The Challenge of Hiring Private Caregivers

Understanding the skill set requirement is an important step in hiring the right care provider. This article discusses the different type of providers available. Personality and cultural sensitivity are key ingredients in making the match a good one.

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