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Date updated: April 2, 2020


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…

Labrador-Grenfell Health -“Community Support” Services and Intake Number

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: Caregiver Support and Home Care services

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.

Respite Services

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…

Video: My social connections

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.            

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