Emptying out a home must be done with care

One of our home care clients recently died and we were asked by the family to help with the dispersal of items in the client’s home. This is not the first time we have helped with such a clean up but things change over the years so I thought that I would share...

Plan Ahead For Long-Term Care

Knowing when to move to assisted living or long-term care is something many individuals and families are struggling with today. People want to stay at home where things are familiar and comfortable. As we get older it is so important to pan ahead. When discussing a...

Heat wave tips for home care clients

For the last several years Montrealers have endured periods of high heat and humidity in the summer months. These heat waves, with temperatures in the high ’30’s, which can last a few days or even weeks, are very hard on seniors and other vulnerable...

Stem cell hope for Macular Degeneration patients

Many of our home care clients have something in common – an eye condition called macular degeneration. Macular degeneration, which affects our central vision, is the leading cause of blindness among seniors all over the world. Once a month, our home caregivers...