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Last Friday at 5:31 PM in Advocate4Care
Check Out This Cool Service-Family Matching Site!

This is super cool. Let me know if you try it (scroll down and on the left you'll see categories such as seniors, disability, etc.) helpseeker.org

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Thanks for the share DonnaThomson! This is a great service that could really help families in need :)

Last Friday at 6:48 PM
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October 17th
Finding the right information at the right time !

Finding the right information at the right time is made easy in Huddol.

Simply add keywords in the search menu bar to find connections, communities, and posts that matter to you.

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Thank you!!!

October 17th
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October 14th
Lonely in the in-between time of dementia...anyone else?

Here's the story. Two actually. It was about ten years ago when my dad had to move from his Assisted Living "downstairs" to memory care. In his Assisted Living he was being shunned. Because to all the still coping people, Dad scared them as a sign of...

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Hi Janet, I'm so sorry to hear your family friend is struggling... All too often your story is the same due to unawareness and discomfort with those living with dementia. At a time when engagement and socialization was key for your dad, and ...

October 15th
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Reading Beyond Dementia

We are always on the look out for products that are inclusive, engaging, and something that would be useful for those living with dementia and the people that care for them.

We stumbled upon these books, created by a Canadian none-the-less(!) that ...

ctvnews.ca

Canadian company creates 'dementia-friendly' picture books

Marlena Books is an Ontario-based company that makes illustrated books for adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

October 15th
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October 11th in DementiaResearch
British hospitals are having a dementia-friendly makeover

THE three inpatient wards that take up the ninth floor of St Thomas’ Hospital in London look like children’s quarters. The walls and doors are brightly coloured. Large pictures of showers and toilet bowls on some doors make it easy to guess what ...

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I believe that as long as it's respectful, engaging and not juvenile, this makeover is a great idea. Engaging environments for people living with dementia so they feel more able to understand a connect with the world around them is important. I do ...

October 11th
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October 11th in Communityproviders
Half of Women Will Experience One of These 3 Medical Events After Age 45

A new study has produced startling results: After the age of 45, almost half of women and over one-third of men will experience at least one of the following:

1: __________

2: __________

3: __________

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anxiety, dementia..... hmm not sure what else?

October 11th
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October 11th in compassionfatigue
Do patients care if their doctors have tattoos or piercings?

A new study shows that physicians with tattoos are perceived to be equally as competent as their colleagues that are clean of body art and another new study published in the Emergency Medicine Journal suggests that whether a doctor has visible ...

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I believe that tattoos are fine, but I know that I have colleagues who have tattoos who have experienced people talking about them

October 11th
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What does Person Centred Care mean to You?

We have been at the Planetree International Conference over the past few days where we have been deeply immersed in the necessity of person centred health care organizations.

I have been spending time thinking about it for myself, but what does ...

October 10th
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October 7th
Things I am grateful for

In a spirit of this weekend, thought it would be nice if we could share with each other things we are grateful for.

I am particularly grateful for having a devoted team at Huddol that works hard everyday in support of our members.

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I am grateful that I have a wonderful supportive family, and that I have the capability and the means to travel to an international conference - where I have been the past three days - in which I have the opportunity to connect with changemakers, ...

October 10th
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October 7th
Dementia Care in LTC - A new Model?

LTC is just that. .. physical care in an institution, but there is a new model that has been introduced from the UK called the Butterfly Model that has been implemented in a few homes across Canada. Below is the website for the company, Dementia ...

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Thanks for sharing JanetKuntz, I look forward to reading this. I've heard of a few who have implemented the butterfly model.

October 10th
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