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Raising Funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation


Hi There Well it took a little while but our fundraising results from the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike Ride event held on May 23rd, 2015 are in. The HAWPS team (Health and Wellness Professionals for Seniors) team raised

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G8 Dementia Summit of 2013 – What is the World Doing?


The G8 Dementia Summit concluded with the countries involved agreeing to the following:
•To aim for a cure by 2025.
•To increase spending on dementia research and to have more people involved in studies.
•To support a global focus on dementia research by sharing information and data and making those data available to researchers more quickly.

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Walk for Memories – Alzheimer Society


Walk for Memories Dear friends of Terri-Lynne and Paul, This year First Class Home Care will be participating in the Walk for Memories in Milton which will take place on January 25th, 2015 from 11am-2pm at the Milton Mall. We are asking for

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Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s at Home

As we age we know there may come a time when we need help in managing our health care. We also know that for the majority of Canadians the thought of having to move from one’s home to a facility

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Ways to Encourage Seniors to Eat


Ways to Encourage Seniors to Eat

Getting enough to eat can be difficult for seniors. They may be struggling with loneliness, side effects from medications, diminished senses of taste and smell, a lower metabolic rate, and limits to physical activity, all of which can contribute to a senior’s disinterest in food. How can we encourage our loved ones to eat, and thus protect them from the dangers of malnutrition?

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Retiring At Home


The commonly-held vision of retirement – leaving the workforce at 65 and moving somewhere sunny and warm – is no longer practical for most older Canadians. Due to a variety of factors, such as a weaker economy, the recent recession,

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Detection of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)


November 2014 For many of you, dealing with a family member, relative or friend with MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment) for the first time can be a stressful and worrisome experience. First off, you don’t know what you are dealing with

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Night Care for Elderly Parents


Night time can be a dangerous time for the elderly. Sometimes seniors have their days and nights confused, sometimes they have bladder control issues that require them to get up in the night, and sometimes the dark itself can cause

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Senior Memory Loss? Here are Five Ways to Prevent It

As our parents age, we expect them to start having trouble with their memories; forgetting where they left their keys or being unable to remember names, for example. This kind of senior memory loss is, however, largely preventable. Here are

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Supporting Volunteers


Hi There,This past Tuesday, April 22nd, Terri-Lynne, owner of First Class Home Care Inc. had the pleasure of meeting and sitting at the same table with Misssissauga Mayor Hazel McCallion at the Square One Older Adult Centre in support of

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