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When does a bath become a necessity?

How many times a week should a nursing home patient get a bath?

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The Nursing Home Where College Students and Retirees Co-Habitate.

The college students and the retirees have become so close that they often act as though they are friends from a past life.

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Elder Abuse Investigation.

W5 nursing home investigation reveals 1,500 cases of staff-to-resident abuse in one year.

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Senior pushed out of retirement home the week before Christmas

Marie Sparrow, 94, is moving out of her Mississauga retirement home just before Christmas. It’s not what she wanted.

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I’ve become a mother to my mother.

I have become a caregiver, a protector, an advocate and a mother to my mother.

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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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Christmas Miracle for Two PEI Seniors

They thought they might have a few 100 cards arrive … but they never expected over 17,000 cards to arrive from all over the planet!

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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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