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  1. Sep
    14

    There are 564,000 Canadians currently living with dementia. The Alzheimer’s Society of Canada predicts that everyone is touched by this condition at some point. We need to become more educated on this disease so that we can fight for them.   Read more

    September 14, 2017
  2. Sep
    06

    Through this program, Home Instead is offering: knowledge of protected family leave rights. Conversation starters for caregivers and their employers. Health tips for family caregiving. Communication tips for employers. Signs caregiving employees need help   Read more

    September 06, 2017
  3. Aug
    18

    Taking care of grandpa over the past few weeks hasn’t been easy. No matter what I say or do, he is ready to pick a fight with me or accuse me of stealing from him. I just keep telling myself, “It’s not him, it’s the disease.”   Read more

    August 18, 2017
  4. Jul
    12

    A family caregiver tries to remain positive while caring for her declining mother.   Read more

    July 12, 2017
  5. Jun
    28

    Small changes to a family caregiver's diet and exercise habits benefit her and her senior mother.   Read more

    June 28, 2017
  6. Jun
    14

    Time away from her senior mother gives a family caregiver respite and an opportunity to reflect.   Read more

    June 14, 2017
  7. Jun
    02

    A family caregiver finds focus and contentment while sharing a list of things she’s grateful for.   Read more

    June 02, 2017
  8. May
    18

    The seemingly smallest caregiving issues can sometimes become the most stressful for family caregivers.   Read more

    May 18, 2017
  9. May
    03

    Canadians aged 65 and older represent the fastest growing group of internet users according to Public Safety Canada but they do not always take the precautionary steps to stay safe online   Read more

    May 03, 2017
  10. Apr
    25

    With help from the family, a move to a new city is successful for a senior parent with dementia.   Read more

    April 25, 2017
  11. Apr
    12

    A family caregiver and her senior mother have a good experience with their new Home Instead CAREGiver.   Read more

    April 12, 2017
  12. Feb
    17

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

    February 17, 2017
  13. 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
  14. Jan
    27

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

    January 27, 2017
  15. Jan
    16

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

    January 16, 2017
  16. Dec
    28

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

    December 28, 2016
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
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