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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…

Western Health. Are you Experiencing an Ethical Problem?

The Western Health Ethics Consultation Service can support individuals in working through ethical issues. This service is available for patients, residents, families, staff, or anyone who needs help in making ethical decisions about health care. The discussion is led by an ethics team who meet to talk about the ethical issue. If you are unsure…

Western Region CHANNAL Activities

Western Region CHANNAL is a Community agency led by people who live with mental illness/mental health issues. CHANNAL offers one on one peer support, group peer support and public education and training.   CHANNAL’s office in the Western Region is located at 106-108 Carolina Drive, Suite 1, Stephenville, NL, A2N 2S4 Western Region CHANNAL serves the Bay St.…

Western Health Community Asset Listing reports for seven Primary Health Care areas

Western Health has completed  Community Asset Listing reports for seven Primary Health Care areas within the region. A community asset is anything that can be used to improve the quality of community life. Any positive aspect of the community is an asset that can be used to develop effective solutions. Community assets include:  a specific person…

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