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Award – Health and Wellness

Award Winner

Congratulations to Terri-Lynne Rade! We are proud to announce that our President, Terri-Lynne Rade is a recipient of a Forty over 40 Health & Wellness Achievement Award.  Also on behalf of the City of Mississauga and Members of Council she

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Caregiving for a Senior with Parkinson’s Disease

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  Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, neurological disease that affects cognition and movements.  Some symptoms include balance problems, stiffness causing muscle aches, tremor, and loss of agility.  As the disease progresses, seniors with Parkinson’s may also experience swallowing challenges, speech

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Tips for Making Valentine’s day Special for your Elderly Loved One

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This Valentine’s Day, show your elderly loved ones some extra love and appreciation.  A little extra effort  can make a big difference. Share a special breakfast or lunch together. Involve kids – seniors love homemade valentine’s day cards, cookies and

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Give Your Heart Some Love

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Canadians are aware that heart disease is a major health threat that rises as one gets older.  To help curb the incidence of heart disease, the month of February is dedicated to “Heart Month” – a time to focus on

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Best Practices to Ensure Safe In-Home Care

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In Canada, coordinating and strategizing in-home patient safety is immensely important to senior home care providers. As baby boomers reach their senior years, homecare assistance for themselves or aging parents becomes a reality and an integral component to their future

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Helpful Tips – What Your Pharmacist Can Do For You

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When you imagine a pharmacist you may picture an individual behind a tall counter wearing a white coat or a person who simply dispenses your medications. But in Ontario, pharmacists are able to offer you a wide range of services

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Prevent Unintentional Injuries: Simple Ways to Fall Proof Your Home

Fall Proof Your Home

Today people are living longer, are more active and enjoy healthy lifestyles. A fall can affect all of these wonderful things by decreasing your mobility and impacting a senior’s overall health. Having well-informed homecare assistance to suggest minor alterations to

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Quality of Life – A Caregiver’s Admiration

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When we talk about the seniors we care for we always talk about how much we love helping them or how interesting it is getting to know them. The connections we develop help us to experience who they really are

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The Best Reasons to Journal Every Day

The Best Reasons to Journal Every Day

Journaling every day can be extremely beneficial. Building a habit to write in a journal can be very easy and is an uplifting experience for people of all ages. Writing your inner thoughts on the safety of a piece of

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Dementia Care: Important Signs to Help You Detect the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

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When you suspect a loved one may be struggling with the onset of Alzheimer’s or Dementia, there are important signs that you should be aware of that may signal it is time for additional support. Dementia can appear gradually, the

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I just wanted to thank you again for all your help over the last month. All your caregivers have been warm, professional and genuinely concerned with Jack. We have had peace of mind the whole time they were there because we knew that they were taking care of everything. It’s good to know that if there is a need for home care in the future, we know where to look. We would have no hesitation in recommending First Class Home Care to anyone at all. Once again, thanks for providing such a great service.
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