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Aging Home Care

Does my loved one need help at home?

As people age, many seniors will require some level of care and assistance. Admitting the need for assistance is difficult for people as they age. Many seniors like to remain independent for as long as possible, but when is it the time to get them care? If you have observed any, some, or all of these signs, you should look into getting care for your loved one. 1. If your loved one is having difficulty […]

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The aging population in Canada and increasing demand for senior care

Canada’s population is aging. Over the next 10 years, 5.1 million Canadians will reach the age of 65 and the proportion of seniors in the Canadian population will rise 4.1%, from 16.9% to 21.0%. The population in every province and territory is getting older, ranging from a percentage change of the over-65 population of 3.0% in Manitoba to 8.7% in Newfoundland and Labrador. The number of seniors in Canada has now surpassed that of children […]

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The difference between PSWs, RPNs, and RNs

There are thousands of acronyms in the healthcare industry. You may have heard of some of the more common ones such as PSW, RPNs, and RNs when in a healthcare setting or helping to care for a loved one. But what do they stand for, what is the role of each, and what are the differences between the three? In this article, we break down the various roles and differences between a PSW, RPNs, and […]