Making personal care decisions for a family member in Ontario

What happens when you can’t make decisions regarding your own personal or medical care? Let’s say you’re temporarily incapacitated. Who can make them for you?

Should My Parent Downsize or Stay in Their Current Home?

When your parent reaches a certain age, their current home may begin to feel like it’s too big for them. Keeping it clean and maintained is becoming a hassle. If they’re widowed, the absence of their partner may make the place feel especially empty.

Music project awakens the brains of people with dementia

Music can be powerful medicine for anyone, but especially people with dementia. 

Popular Dance Moves of the 40’s

Do you remember dancing to any of these with your parents or grandparents?

New to Caregiving:It snuck up on me! Now what?

For many of us, caring for an aging parent(s) follows a natural progression over time. However, care needs can change and situations can shift. Sometimes those changes are sudden and profound, and other times slow and subtle. 

1940's Cars

Cars have definitely changed from the 1940s! Here are some fun facts we have gathered!

14-Day Self-Isolation No Longer Needed for Some Seniors Who Move into a Retirement Home

Until recently, the Ontario government required that all seniors moving into a retirement residence self-isolate for 14 days.

This could have been a big concern if you were contemplating a move to a seniors’ community, particularly if one of your motivations for moving was to form new social connections.

Top 5 favourite foods of the 1950's and 1960's

The 1950s and 1960s were foundational years for many of the foods we still enjoy today. Many will remember these as staples in their home.

1950's Fun Facts

The ’50s were deemed the “Baby Boom” and the “Golden Age” with its population rates flying and prospering economies in Canada and the US. 

4 Differences Between Retirement and Long-Term Care Homes in Ontario

4 differences that let you know whether you are looking at a retirement home or a long term care home.