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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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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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DEMAND FOR HOME CARE IN CANADA EXCEEDING RESOURCES

In 2011, 1.4 million Canadians received home care, a 55 percent increase from 2008.

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A garden of memories

Grandfather loved to garden. He would spend hours in the backyard wearing his straw hat and planting vegetables or weeding his flowerbeds.

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