Health


Covid-19 Update

The COVID-19 lockdown has been part of our lives for the last seven (7) weeks.  Thanks to the dedication of our caregivers, our clients are all well and safe in their homes. And our caregivers are all well. In the province of Quebec there has been much attention given...

Mindfulness Meditation for Seniors

Mindfulness draws from many aspects of Buddhism. It is not a belief system but a “be here now” approach to life that is enriched through practicing meditation. Mindfulness meditation is used by people from every walk of life and they claim to feel happier,...

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...

The importance of seeing Julia

In her book, “Call the Midwife” (Merton Books, 2002), Jennifer Worth, who was a nurse midwife in the East End of London, England in the 1950’s, introduces us to an unforgettable woman called Mrs. Jenkins. Mrs. Jenkins was extremely deprived and had...