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Caregiver Relief – Managing Alzheimer’s

Mid Level Dementia

Caregiver Relief Taking care of a family member with Alzheimer’s or Dementia can be quite stressful.  As the symptoms grow more complicated, managing and living with these increased behaviours can be quite exhausting.  “The better you take care of yourself and feel

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June is Stroke Awareness Month in Canada

June is Stroke Awareness Month in Canada What is a stroke?  A stroke occurs when there is an interruption of oxygen or blood flow to the brain.  A blocked artery or the leaking of ruptured of blood vessels in the

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Award – Health and Wellness

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

  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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Reinvent Your Home for the Future

Reinvent Your Home

Seniors who plan to stay in their homes can make their lives simpler by investing in a variety of exterior and interior changes to ensure they reside and continue to live in a safe environment. As seniors age, they often

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Raising Funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation

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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?

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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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Testimonials

My mother fell and broke her hip four years ago at a retirement home in Etobicoke when she was 92 years old. As she needed 24-7 care at the retirement home while she was being put on a waiting list for a room at a long-term care facility, I contacted First Class Home Care (FCHC) who we had used for four months in the past after my mother hurt her leg badly. First Class Home Care very quickly mobilized a team of excellent Care Managers to be with my mom as soon as she was discharged from the hospital and provided the 24-7 coverage my mom needed. Twice in one year since breaking her hip, my mother had other medical problems that required her to be re-admitted to a hospital for several nights. The Care Managers from FCHC followed her to the hospital and stayed with her while she was there. The Care Managers from FCHC were also very knowledgeable on how to look after my mom as her dementia gradually became worse. A year and a half after my mom broke her hip, a room became available at a …
Client Testimonial - May 25th, 2017