Care Planning
CarePlanning
How can we get better at planning care? Let's share ways to build a better care journey for you and your loved ones.
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March 12th in CarePlanning

Very happy to see the Federal government taking a proactive approach to educating the public about caregiver tax credits. This page will be helpful in terms of understanding what credits are available when filing your taxes. ...

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I very much agree with the comments of Wendy.

Even though I, myself, am neither a senior nor a disabled, I still do not get this “benefit” of “Caregiver Credit”. This is because the condition of my mother (dementia) and myself being the ...

November 25th
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Personal Support Workers Online Survey

Hi there, we are a team of graduate students from McMaster University. We are currently working on a project that would help personal support workers (Home workers, Personal Workers) to have more job opportunities and find their clients. The online ...

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October 10th
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August 24th in CarePlanning

Some great tips here. Do you have any to add from your experience? elizz.com/careg…ontent=boosted

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Please ensure you have a ride home. The list is helpful to share you should know where parking is but majority of minor and major surgeries you will have the after effects of many medications - plan a ride home with a friend, private care provider or taxi. Just be safe :)

August 27th
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August 24th in CarePlanning

Some great tips here. Do you have any to add from your experience? elizz.com/careg…ontent=boosted

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Write down your questions so you are prepared and not distracted when speaking with the care professionals.

August 26th
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We don't often discuss multi-generational care in families. As parents live longer, seniors are caring for their parents and adult children are pitching in for their parents and grandparents. Is this your reality? ...

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A Late-Life Surprise: Taking Care Of Frail, Aging Parents

More and more older adults, age 60 and older, care for their elderly parents and face physical, emotional and financial stress.

August 24th
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August 24th in CarePlanning

Some great tips here. Do you have any to add from your experience? elizz.com/careg…ontent=boosted

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Get detailed info from your surgeon/physician about what you can do to prepare and what you can expect after surgery. Also, get a second opinion when it comes to any surgery of significant consequence.

August 24th
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Some great tips here. Do you have any to add from your experience? elizz.com/careg…ontent=boosted

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What to Expect Before and After Surgery – Caregiver Tips

In this post, Elizz offers family caregivers a few tips on planning for surgery for the person in your care.

August 24th
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This is chock full of info on fall prevention and emergency planning for falls of seniors. Check it out! lifeline.ca/en/…evention-guide

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Fall Prevention Guide

How To Avoid Serious and Fatal Injuries

August 21st
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Taking medication inappropriately can cause serious problems and even death. Whether it is for your own sake or for the loved one your are taking care of, learn how to safely use medication.

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Safe Use of Medications -- Part 1

Taking medication inappropriately can cause serious problems and even death. Whether it is for your own sake or for the loved one your are taking care of, le...

July 17th
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July 6th in CarePlanning

Part of care planning is beginning to think about life AFTER caregiving. Do expect to feel relief? Grief? Both? What are your thoughts and feelings about life after caregiving? ...

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My experience has been that the initial reaction is relief. It feels wonderful to focus on yourself and the other people in your llife. But after a period of time, life seems mundane and the feeling of doing something of value is missing.

July 8th
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