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Caring for the Caregiver: The Power of Perspective

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” Mohandas Gandhi

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Wheel Dance offers ‘complete freedom’ to disabled dancers

Ballroom dancing in a wheelchair feels like ‘floating through the clouds,’ Ken Faber says. ‘Nothing else compares.’

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From person to patient…and back

Learn how to help a friend or family member on their journey after an injury with some helpful tips.

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Hugh Scher

Case a ‘concerning’ example of end-of-life care issues

A recent case involving an appeal board ruling against doctors who imposed a do-not-resuscitate order on an elderly patient against his family’s wishes is yet another example of the importance of effective communications and respect for patient wishes amongst doctors and families when it comes to end-of-life care, says Toronto lawyer Hugh Scher.

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Don’t Retire Dental Care in Retirement

Dental care that comes to you!

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Woman with Alzheimer’s wanders onto Hwy. 400, dies in hit-and-run

Chandrowtie Basdeo struggled with Alzheimer’s disease and had wondered away from home before.

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Changing Family Caregiver Dynamics Ramp Up the Importance of Long-Term Care Planning

Most people rely upon family members to provide long-term care.

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1 in 3 Alzheimer’s cases are preventable

Read this article to learn about the major risk factors.

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The Roller Coaster Life Of A Caregiver

We can’t control the path my father’s disease takes, nor is getting off this roller coaster an option.

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Can meditation help prevent the effects of ageing?

One Nobel Prize-winner is finding the scientific in the spiritual

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