Miranda Ferrier started her career as a Personal Support Worker, and now works for PSW regulations and rights as president of OPSWA.
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Thanksgiving is almost here, and this is the perfect opportunity to make the days ahead brighter and festive for the elderly in nursing homes and facilities or those living at home with limited mobility due to a health concern. The
Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. In other words, it is a chronic condition that largely affects the brain and spinal cord. It is also frustratingly mysterious, with no clear cause or cure.
When someone moves into a nursing home, their lifestyle changes. They no longer have as much space as they used to. This changes what you can and can't buy for them.
We have put together a list of top ten gift
Did you know that one in three Canadians over the age of 65 will fall this year?
It is important to know the risks and to prevent falls from happening.
Some of these falls are life-threatening. In fact, falls are the leading
What I wish I knew about family caregiving early on is that the 24/7 ongoing responsibilities never let up. We do many things for our elders in the caregiving years.
We rush to the hospital in the middle of the night
When circumstances arise that make dressing a challenge, transitioning to adaptive clothing is an obvious choice. But where do you start? Starting any wardrobe from scratch can seem overwhelming. The team here at Giving Care wanted to help by providing
Silvert’s has been working with nursing homes and long-term care facilities since we started developing adaptive clothing. We have collaborated with various healthcare professionals and caregivers to develop and refine our products to make dressing less of a challenge. This
As Christmas draws closer and closer, one of your biggest questions may be what to give older family members or elderly relatives who are in assisted-living facilities. Whether it's your parents, grandparents, or other relatives, in most cases they will
Morning routines with a senior can be cumbersome. If you have a mom or dad that needs help getting dressed and completing the morning routine, adaptive clothing is a great asset to add to your morning routine. Cut you time