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When a loved one is living with Dementia:      Poetry inspired by a Caregiver

When a loved one is living with Dementia: Poetry inspired by a Caregiver

Posted Mar 2nd, 2017 in News, Tips, Dementia, ElderPilot in Action

My Requiem to a Caregiver, to me, her insight was everything

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Mean Girls: How are these Aging Influencers impacting future Retirement Amenities?

Mean Girls: How are these Aging Influencers impacting future Retirement Amenities?

Posted Aug 23rd, 2016 in News, Retirement, Tips

As women, instead of building gates into social circles we are creating fences

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You Can't Make Someone Care: Nasty Grams from dismissed Employees, another reason for a PSW (personal support worker) registry

You Can't Make Someone Care: Nasty Grams from dismissed Employees, another reason for a PSW (personal support worker) registry

Posted Aug 19th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Retirement, Safety

Retirement, Long-Term Care, and Home Care Clients deserve caregivers that are top guns, rather than feeling under the gun...

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Why Registered Nurses are fleeing from managerial positions in Long-Term Care Homes: getting out of

Why Registered Nurses are fleeing from managerial positions in Long-Term Care Homes: getting out of "Dodge" was never more compelling

Posted Jun 29th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Tips

With a growing, youthful, nursing workforce who are more adept with work -life balance; I think we are in big trouble, unless there are significant changes in the long-term care industry

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Mirror Images and Memory Loss: When a Family member is Living with Dementia

Mirror Images and Memory Loss: When a Family member is Living with Dementia

Posted May 7th, 2016 in News, Dementia

I quickly discovered it was easier to navigate around small incidences at home, than to deal with larger ones. Hence reading emotions and moods became as much as a survival technique, as it was second nature...

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Mental Health Poetic Reflections: Are you the self appointed social media/social judgment jury?

Mental Health Poetic Reflections: Are you the self appointed social media/social judgment jury?

Posted Apr 11th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Retirement, Safety, Tips, Dementia

What many onlookers did not realize was, that this individual lived with mental illness their entire life. We shielded him, hid it, dressed it up like good health, and showed it to the world like a redrawn animation of the truth.

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"Never ask a barber if you need a haircut," wisdom from the Wild West when a Retirement Home is on the horizon

Posted Apr 5th, 2016 in News, Retirement, Tips

"Just because you’re following a well marked trail doesn’t mean that whoever made it knew where they were going"

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The exodus of Registered Nurse Managers from Long-Term Care Homes: Why are they fleeing Dodge?

The exodus of Registered Nurse Managers from Long-Term Care Homes: Why are they fleeing Dodge?

Posted Jun 29th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Tips

With a growing, youthful, nursing workforce who are more adept with work -life balance; I think we are in big trouble, unless there are significant changes in the long-term care industry

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Grannie on a Gurney, wake up and smell the antiseptic folks

Grannie on a Gurney, wake up and smell the antiseptic folks

Posted Jun 10th, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Retirement, Tips, Dementia, ElderPilot in Action

Guess I should have created mobile apps where you got a bag full of cyber candy rather than the satisfaction of finding mom that next home

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Show me the Money...Why staffing numbers vary in Ontario Long-Term Care Homes

Show me the Money...Why staffing numbers vary in Ontario Long-Term Care Homes

Posted Feb 22nd, 2016 in News, Long-Term Care, Retirement, Tips

Staffing in Ontario Long-Term Care Homes: Documenting for Dollars

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