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Ř Decide for Yourself
A comprehensive guide to understanding Power of Attorney, Personal Directive, and other legal terms, with on-line resource links for all Canadian provinces and territories. More...
Ř Caregiver Burnout:
How To Spot It…How To Stop It
One in four Canadians is a caregiver. Without proper guidance for this important job, caregiving can put you at risk for physical and emotional breakdown.
Ř Recording a Life Story:
When You're Not Sure How To Begin
Offering our written life story to family, friends and community is one of the most important legacies we can leave. But many people have trouble beginning…or finishing. Get inspiration, practical tips, examples and support to get you going! More...
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Enhancing Rehab After Stroke
Families Can Help
Someone in Canada has a stroke every 10 minutes. Early recognition and treatment has improved the chance of surviving a stroke. Even better, improved care immediately after a stroke has reduced death and disability by almost 30 percent.
You may know that rehabilitation professionals help stroke victims greatly improve recovery. What you may not know is how family members, of all generations, can play an essential part in supporting recovery. More...
Seniors in the ER
Survival Strategies for You and Your Parents
Each year in Canada, thousands of seniors go to a hospital emergency department (ER) . As many as 50% of ER patients are over 65 years of age and some are there more than once in a year.
Falls, stroke, heart attack, infections and delirium are the major reasons. Once there, seniors are at risk for complications. More...