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  1. Feb
    17

    Planning and assistance helps make a move easier for a family caregiver and her senior mother.   Read more

    February 17, 2017
  2. Feb
    05

    For the past eight consecutive years, Home Instead Senior Care has been awarded the Metroland Media Etobicoke Guardian’s Reader’s Choice Diamond Award for ‘Best In-Home Senior Care’. We want your help in making it our 9th time winning this prestigious award!   Read more

    February 05, 2017
  3. Jan
    27

    A family caregiver shares the experience she and her senior mother had finding the right caregiver.   Read more

    January 27, 2017
  4. Jan
    16

    Some planning and assistance helps make a happy holiday season for a senior caregiver and her family.   Read more

    January 16, 2017
  5. Dec
    28

    The gift of respite gives a family caregiver time to consider the possibilities of the upcoming year.   Read more

    December 28, 2016
  6. Dec
    14

    A family caregiver finds peace during the holidays while balancing her needs and those of her senior mother.   Read more

    December 14, 2016
  7. Nov
    30

    A family caregiver recognizes her senior mother is grieving the impending end of her life, and considers how she can provide comfort   Read more

    November 30, 2016
  8. Nov
    29

    Individuals caring for a senior parent, or a loved one, sacrifice a lot of their own time and even their wellbeing. A majority of caregivers experience the positive side of emotions, such as love and appreciation.   Read more

    November 29, 2016
  9. Nov
    22

    Christmas has come a bit early, here, in the western part of the Greater Toronto Area! The Home Instead Senior Care offices in Hamilton, Mississauga, and Etobicoke are inviting and welcoming community members to play the role of Santa for local seniors   Read more

    November 22, 2016
  10. Nov
    16

    A caregiver shares her family's decision to use in-home senior care services and their experience with Home Instead Senior Care.   Read more

    November 16, 2016
  11. Oct
    28

    Wandering is one of the most challenging behavioural tendencies of seniors living with Alzheimer’s or any other type of dementia. It can also be quite frightening. The truly unfortunate stories we hear make our hearts drop every time.   Read more

    October 28, 2016
  12. Oct
    26

    A family caregiver becomes concerned when she discovers her elderly mother, who suffers from dementia, is hiding stale food.   Read more

    October 26, 2016
  13. Oct
    17

    When living in an intergenerational household, sometimes both family caregiver and senior parent need extra respite.   Read more

    October 17, 2016
  14. Oct
    12

    A family caregiver discusses the stress she feels from making the decision to move herself and her elderly mother who suffers from dementia.   Read more

    October 12, 2016
  15. Oct
    06

    You can change your day-to-day life to help reduce your risk of developing dementia. For a person suffering from Alzheimer's, there are multiple treatments that can be done to slow the pace of decline, but ultimately there is still no cure for the disease   Read more

    October 06, 2016
  16. Oct
    05

    A family caregiver finds social activities for her elderly mother can be stimulating and exciting, but exhausting as well.   Read more

    October 05, 2016
  17. Sep
    20

    For a family caregiver, the future is not always clear when caring for her mother suffering from dementia   Read more

    September 20, 2016
  18. Sep
    13

    Share a family caregiver’s journey, as she cares for her 83-year-old mother suffering from dementia.   Read more

    September 13, 2016
  19. Sep
    12

    Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia, but it is not the only one. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “dementia” is a group of conditions that affects a person’s mental capabilities severely enough to interfere with everyday life   Read more

    September 12, 2016
  20. Sep
    06

    This September is the fifth global World Alzheimer’s Month! It is an international campaign, started in 2012 by the Alzheimer’s Disease International, that is aiming to raise awareness of the disease and to challenge the stigma surrounding dementia.   Read more

    September 06, 2016
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