Make the kitchen safer for seniors Health conditions like arthritis, low vision, frailty, stroke, or dementia can make everyday tasks challenging for older adults. With heat, liquids, and knives, working in the kitchen can be especially dangerous. We found 10 simple kitchen aids for seniors that increase safety, prevent accidents, and help them stay independent longer. Being able to perform…
Date updated: December 19, 2019
In Labrador Grenfell Health under the program Community Health, Home and Community Care contains many of the services referred to as “Community Supports in the other regions. Home Support Palliative Care Respite Care Special Assistance (SAP) Coordinates financial and needs assessments required for seniors (and others) to access a variety of services (home support, long…
Elizz, Canada’s largest social enterprise, provides caregiver support and home care services. Elizz, a Canadian not-for-profit health care organization, provides a variety of online caregiver tips and how-to articles along with virtual care services such as caregiver counselling.
Being the sole caregiver for someone at home on a 24 hour-a-day basis can be very stressful and exhausting. If caregivers receive no help or relief, their own health may deteriorate and this may result in the person needing care having to leave his or her home to live in a personal care home or…
This short video talks about the supports and services you may need to stay in your home and community. Video transcript is included.
This short video talks about the importance of reaching out to family, friends, and neighbours. Keeping contacts with supports of all ages is needed when planning to age in place. Video transcript is included.
This short video answers the question “What is aging in place?”. Video transcript is included.
Plan your future: aging in place. This short video talks about the importance of home and neighbourhood. Video transcript is included.
This page describes how to use the booklet, “Checklist: Thinking about your future? Plan now to Age in Place”. There is also a direct link to the Checklist booklet PDF.
Talks about how Aging in Place planning will better prepare seniors to respond to changes as they age so they can live the life they want in the future.