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Date updated: May 30, 2019

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.

12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment

Crisis Prevention Inc.`s certified instructor, Beverley Moore posted a blog on May 10, 2016, 12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment. Here are a few tips: Speak face to face, no more that three feet away from the person. Being on her left side helps activate her social right brain. Do not argue; you will lose.…

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…

Government of Canada Services Guide for Seniors

This guide provides information about Government of Canada services and programs for seniors and their families. You will find information in this guide useful if you are 50 years of age or older, planning for retirement, caring for a senior, or a friend or family member of a senior.

Government of Canada Brochure. Planning for Future Housing Needs

Older Canadians can plan ahead by thinking about the housing they have and the housing they may need. Seniors can look around to see what is out there. Or they can look at their current home to see what  can be done to make the home easier and safer to live in as they get…

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