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Attending Your Senior Loved Ones Doctor Appointments

If you have a family member who is getting older, you know they’d rather stay as independent as they can. One way of staying independent may be going to doctor’s appointments alone—regardless of how much you want to accompany him or her. So you have to do a little convincing before your elderly loved allows you to accompany him or her to doctor’

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What Hospice Care Does

Hospice is a special type of health care for terminally ill patients and their families. Hospice care workers are trained to provide a significant level of support and comfort to patients and their families. Hospice care is only resorted to when a life-limiting sickness fails to respond to treatments. While hospice care doesn't elongate the pati

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Accessibility Settings Make Technology Use Easier for Seniors

With our forever changing world of digital technology, comes a universal design movement with significant focus on increasing the accessibility of the gadgets we use. The customizable settings on our devices make modern technology more accommodating to all potential users, instead of a smaller, more particular user base. Devices like tablets make it

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The Changing Picture of Retirement Housing for Boomers

The senior housing market is changing considerably. That’s according to research on Boomers by designers, architects, remodelers and homebuilders surveyed by The National Association of Home Builders. More than 77 million adults in their 50s and 60s represent 26% of the total U.S. population and hold the largest amount of discretionary income. This

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3 Reasons Why It's Time to Break Up With Your Old CRM

In many relationships, there finally comes a time to break up. You’ve tried to make it work because you’ve invested a lot in the relationship, but it’s just not working. Even though it’s hard and you can’t quite think of the future without the other party, you know it has to end. It’s not you, it’s them! CRMs (client relationship mangers) are s

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Are You in the Now? The Surprising Benefits of Mindfulness

Have you ever started eating something, taken a couple of bites, then noticed all that was left was an empty bag? Or perhaps you’ve been at a great party but instead of enjoying it, all you can think about is tomorrow’s to-do lists. To be sure, we are often not present in our own lives. We often fail to notice what’s going on around us, an

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  • mom has second mortage on a home that is appraised @$80,000, home is worth approx $25,000, I told her to walk away she will never finishing paying, condition of the home is poor, unable to make repair, cannot find any resources in her community to help ( community is East Cleveland, Ohio, Help

    My mother currently resides in home of 35+ years, she purchased the first mortgate in 1996, she obtained a second mortgate that was overestimated: current second mortage she owes $80,000, she was taken adavantage of: I have attempted to assist her with obtaining community resources, in the city of East Cleveland, Ohio: nothing but brick walls: she cannot refinance or obtain reverse mortage but the home was extremely over appraised:she receive minimal work of the home; know the home is in need of serious repairs that the homeowners insurance does not cover: I need help, I have asked her to walk away from the home:whoever is reading the e-mail know how difficult it is for senior to leave their home: Can anybody help



  • Waiting time.

    My wife and I are taking care of my wife's mom. We were told it would take 3 year for an opening, which  has now been 3 years we have been taking care of her. Now they tell us it will take another 5 years for an opening. Why is this so?

    Moving from BC to AB

    I am moving my 91 year old mother to Edmonton, AB from Kimberley, BC.  She needs to be in an assisted living facility.  How do I go about doing this?

  • what is the average cost in Peel for a 2 bedroom seniors apartment market value

    My parents are paying market value in Peel Housing. They need to make transition to a seniors apartment. What are the steps?  What is the average cost for a 2 bedroom (their monthly income is aprox 3,500)  They have health cost  not covered also. How long does it take to get into a unit.  

    Assisted Living for my Ailing Mom

    Good Morning, My Mom is 72 and is suffering from COPD to the point where she can't look after her home or herself anymore. She lives in a 4 bedroom house that has 2 flights of stairs and too large for her to maintain. My Brother and I are looking to help her sell the house and have her move into an assisted care facility or maybe even continuing care depending upon some tests she is currently going through. My brother lives in Burlington while I reside with my family in Pittsburgh, PA. What are her options...? Thank you Mike 724-249-7186

  • Rent increases

    Hi, If I'm a new tenant in a retirement home, when can the rent be increased? Do retirement homes fall under the Residential Tenant Act and rents can only be increased if at least 12 months have passed since the last rent increase or since a new tenant moved into the rental unit?

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    which retirement communities in ontario have swimming pools

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    How often and by how much can rent be increase

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