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5 hours ago in Communityproviders
Home and Community Care

Hello everyone,

I'm working on some FAQ/Myths of Home Care.

What are some questions you would want to know about home care or what are some things you've heard?

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Most of what I hear relates to issues around trust and letting someone into your home - not quite sure how to translate that into a myth. The other one is the revolving door of many home care workers and the burden that creates on the family and ...

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I can get an idea of a population's health by their postal code

Those were words shared by Brendan Byrne, physician and founder of Wellness Garage based in BC. Brendan is among a growing contingent of health advocates who are talking about all of the determinants of better health, not just the medical ones. Most ...

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Secrets to aging well

What's on your top 3 list of secrets to aging well. By aging well I mean the ability to actualize your goals in a state of health and wellness.

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Secrets to Aging Well (From Someone Who Knows)

A 91-year-old occupational therapist and designer shares her secret for keeping your health in older age: good posture and regular walks.

11 hours ago
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12 hours ago
Do Alz Caregivers Want to Know What's Ahead for them?

I'm posing this question to the community. As a child, I wanted to know what to expect, but as a spouse, would you want to know? In my caregiver group I can see some of the caregivers who are at the beginning of the journey becoming overwhelmed that...

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I think peer mentoring is critical to helping caregivers road map what's ahead. The degenerative nature of the disease means that a lack of preparedness can compound an already stressful experience. Having said that practically, the emotional side is...

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Detecting Alzheimer's Before its Onset

Researchers have found brain changes caused by Alzheimer’s disease in a group of 20-somethings, marking the earliest ever detection of early-onset dementia warning signs and paving the way for new treatments.

Also raises questions about whether one ...

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Scientists pinpoint earliest ever Alzheimer's signs

Researchers have found brain changes caused by Alzheimer’s disease in a group of 20-somethings, marking the earliest ever…

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2 days ago
A General Note for Everyone Here - Beware of Trauma

Many of us have PTSD (I do). Beware and be gentle with yourself! nicabm.com/how-…nt-infographic This infographic shows how a mother's trauma can influence genetics of her future children.

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I assume you are referring to caregiver PTSD? I wonder why this phenomenon has not been studied more in caregivers. The resonating effects of being in the care of someone who is experiencing living loss and suffering in a very sustained way. It can ...

2 days ago
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Caregivers' Week in Quebec - #AllCaregivers

A network of organizations, including Huddol, are participating in a province wide campaign to recognize that caring permeates all facets of our collective lives. The campaign is entitled: Because we will all be caregivers.

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Care or Cure: Where Should Alzheimer's Funding Go?

I understand that I shared a broken link for my earlier post today. My apologies! This one should work …

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Some questions aren't really either or in my opinion. In fact, I often find the way the question is framed can limit how we see an opportunity. We should be investing in care that has strong therapeutic outcomes and using those insights to inform ...

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Asset based community development

If we want to engage a marginalized community, it's helpful to start by looking a their capacities rather than only at their deficits. An assets based community development approach builds on the assets that are found in the community and mobilizes ...

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Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) - Nurture Development

Asset Based Community Development: communities can drive development themselves by identifying and mobilizing existing, but often unrecognised, assets.

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Last Friday at 9:39 AM in tweatit
It's in your Community

I read a tweet from our mayor Jim Watson recently. He mentioned an experience that happened when he knocked on a ladies door and she was happy to see him. She thought he was the cable guy. This reminded me of a story I thought I would share with you.

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I know among some of our community members that VickieCammack and DonnaThomson are spending a considerable amount of their energy thinking about and talking about a caring Canadian society. I would be curious to hear their thoughts on the subject.

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