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Date updated: July 2, 2019

Home to Stay – Home Modifications and Community Support Toolkit

The Home to Stay Program, Stella’s Circle, identified [the need] and supported seniors with complex mental health needs to age safely in their community. A Home Modifications and Community Support Toolkit was developed to share the learnings from the project and provide guidance to organizations and individuals facing similar challenges.  

How to Reduce Hoarding and Clutter to Prevent Falls

They say that one person`s treasures is another person`s junk (or vice Versa). However, excessive collecting and hoarding that leads to clutter can increase the chances of falls and injury. This American article containing very general information. It is found on the website for Mavencare home care services for seniors (not in NL).  

Top 7 Garage Safety Hazards that You Shouldn’t Be Ignoring

Why are garage safety hazards not given the attention they’re due? The garage is heavily used and conducive to safety hazards if proper care isn’t taken. Some of these tips can apply to arctic entries or mud rooms. American article containing very general information.

8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Stair Lift. Caring Village

Caring Village presents – 8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Stair Lift. The User’s Mobility The Type or design of Staircase – Straight rail stair lift or Curved model depending upon design of stairlift and mobility. Budget – Straight rail models are definitely much more affordable than curved rail models.. Size of Seat/ Weight…

12 Things Buyers Won’t Like About Your House

What do you think are the top 12 turn-offs for a home buyer? My choice was there – Too much air freshener! If you’re ready to put your house on the market, then check out this advice from industry experts regarding the top 12 things would-be buyers prefer to avoid.  Slideshow with photos and text.

CRA Outreach Program

CRA’s Outreach Program has developed fact sheets for different populations  (seniors, students, indigenous people, newcomers, refugees, women in shelters). They also provide  a general version. We present the english version here in pdf.  For alternate formats,  language versions, or for more information, please contact the Outreach Program at 1-888-704-8110, 709-772-3334, or Outreach.ATL.RegionalCoordinator@cra-arc.gc.ca. Fact Sheets in…

Thinking About Your Future? Plan Now to Age in Place

Aging in place means having access to services and the health and social supports you need to live safely and independently in your home or your community.  This booklet includes a checklist to help you review your plan and to help you think about what you can do now to improve your life as you…

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