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Date updated: January 16, 2020

3 WAYS TO RESPOND WHEN SOMEONE WITH ALZHEIMER’S SAYS I WANT TO GO HOME

3 WAYS TO RESPOND WHEN SOMEONE WITH ALZHEIMER’S SAYS I WANT TO GO HOME This article is from Daily Caring- click here to go to the article on their website Hearing someone say “I want to go home” over and over again is something Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers often deal with. It’s especially frustrating to hear when they’re already home. But…

Who handles the finances in your household?

Does only one spouse or partner handle the family finances? If only one person knows about the accounts, bills, investments, and taxes, and that person becomes incapacitated, the partner now needs take over in the midst of potential tragedy. Imagine if you’re the finance and bill owner and you die. You not only leave your…

10 HELPFUL GIFTS: KITCHEN AIDS FOR SENIORS SAFELY INCREASE INDEPENDENCE

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…

Delirium Isn’t ‘Just Part of Getting Older’- What you need to know

As many as half of hospital patients age 65 and older develop delirium. Once thought of as something ordinary — something that “just happens” to people as they get older — today, geriatricians and hospitals across the U.S. recognize the dangers of delirium and are increasingly creating programs and protocols to prevent, detect and treat it. Delirium…

AA – ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – MUSKRAT FALLS (DISTRICT 16-LABRADOR) NL

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. As a self-help program, AA is self-supporting and not led by professionals. AA is widespread and welcomes a diverse membership with a wide range of interests, backgrounds, and experiences. Alcoholics Anonymous groups oppose no one and express no views…

Violence Prevention Labrador (VPL)

Violence Prevention Labrador is one of ten Regional Coordinating Committees that work in partnership with the provincial Violence Prevention Initiative to increase awareness of all forms of violence. www.facebook.com/ViolencePreventionLabrador coordinator@vplabrador.ca or call 709-899-3231

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…

DoorWays: Labrador-Grenfell Health. Mental Health and Addictions Walk-In Counselling

DoorWays, a single session walk-in counselling service is offered at many locations in the Labrador Grenfell region. DoorWays offer single sessions on a first come, first served basis. Some of the topics that could be discussed with a counsellor include: depression, anxiety, bullying, coping, grief/loss, addictions, relationship issues and/or stress. No appointment or referral necessary…

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