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Toronto nursing home borrowed cash from residents’ private trust accounts

The LTC home was breaking several regulations that safeguard trust accounts.

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If living at home is no longer an option

Let’s look at the steps for transitioning from home into long-term care (LTC) and outline what you might expect.

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Coming home to mobility issues

Falls are the leading cause of injury death among adults over 65.

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Why long-term care insurance has yet to catch on

Long Term Care Insurance is the Rodney Dangerfield of insurance — it gets no respect.

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How to Find the Right Senior Housing Community

Here are three ideas to keep in mind.

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Elderly patient discharged to empty house not a ‘one-off’ case

Hospital system too uncoordinated to deal with influx of seniors.

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Body of missing senior found near Lynn Canyon

Joan Warren went missing from care home on Friday afternoon

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Caring for the Caregivers

Developing cultural risk management strategies to meet the needs of residents and caregivers.

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Dementia developing at later ages, U.S. study shows

People with dementia do a parachute exercise in the Bronx. A new study shows the age of those getting dementia seems to be getting higher. (Jim Fitzgerald/Associated Press)

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Marijuana grow-op found in basement of New Brunswick special care home for seniors.

It is difficult to understand how marijuana could be grown undetected in a facility that cares for the elderly.

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