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10 Questions to ask if you are living with an evolving memory loss and are investigating Retirement homes

10 Questions to ask if you are living with an evolving memory loss and are investigating Retirement homes

Posted Dec 6th, 2016 in Retirement, Safety, Tips, Dementia

Does this Home meet the 5 "C" qualifiers: Care, Compassion, Competence, Commitment and Cost?

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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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Is there Evidence of Long-Term Care Supports in a Retirement Home? ...Follow your Nose

Is there Evidence of Long-Term Care Supports in a Retirement Home? ...Follow your Nose

Posted Aug 15th, 2016 in Retirement, Tips

How attentive are Care Staff: Isn't it interesting how obvious and oblivious are so close?

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Boomer'ang' seven tips to interest youthful seniors in a retirement complex, and keep them coming back

Boomer'ang' seven tips to interest youthful seniors in a retirement complex, and keep them coming back

Posted Aug 11th, 2016 in Retirement, Tips

Youthful Seniors: Ageism be darned, they've lived long enough to know what they want, and won't settle...Look out world!

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Why I wish Pokémon Go was designed to tour Long-Term care and Retirement Homes

Why I wish Pokémon Go was designed to tour Long-Term care and Retirement Homes

Posted Aug 6th, 2016 in Long-Term Care, Retirement

Although I have never encountered a "wild" Pokémon, I have met some pretty cool elders, who were "virtually" fascinating. (pic: http://www.pokemongo.com/en-us/photos/)

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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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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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