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Adventure in the Canadian Rockies

July 26th, 2016

Canada is famous for its picturesque landscapes, stunning mountain views, tranquil lakes and beautiful rugged outdoors. No wonder it is known as the ultimate destination of adventure seekers, mountain climbers, sports enthusiasts, nature lovers and even the laidback tourists. There are many wonderful things that you can explore and learn about Canada.Tourism in Canada is continuing to grow rapidly as…
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One Way Ticket to Canada

July 26th, 2016

Moving away from home is never easy. There are many factors to consider such as location, living expenses, environment, culture, religion, recreation and many more. It is even harder when you are planning to transfer with your entire family. You have to think of not only of yourself but the welfare of your spouse and kids as well. Will they…
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Hello world!

July 25th, 2016

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!
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How Caregivers Can Spot Elder Abuse

July 23rd, 2016

 I am happy to host this guest post from NY lawyer Laurence Banville. In our family, we are blessed that my Mom has never displayed signs of abuse, but we are watchful and I’m glad to know all the signs.  When elders become physically weak, they are less likely to fight against bullying and attacks, which is why they are
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How Caregivers Can Spot Elder Abuse

July 23rd, 2016

 I am happy to host this guest post from NY lawyer Laurence Banville. In our family, we are blessed that my Mom has never displayed signs of abuse, but we are watchful and I’m glad to know all the signs.  When elders become physically weak, they are less likely to fight against bullying and attacks, which is why they are
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BREAKING THE BOUNDARIES OF COMPLEX CARE FOR CHILDREN

July 19th, 2016

Breaking the Boundaries of Complex Care for Children
Complex care is a real interest of mine. We gave complex care at home to our son for 23 years and now his care is delivered by one to one nurses at a nearby care home. My Mom’s care is becoming increasingly complex – she is 94 and progressively more frail. Complex…
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PROTECT YOUR SENIOR FROM IDENTITY THEFT

July 12th, 2016

Protect Your Senior From Identity Theft
Maria is a frequent guest blogger here at The Caregivers’ Living Room. Today, I’m happy that she’s chosen to write about fraud and identity theft, largely because I see warnings about these scams in my Mom’s residence elevator every time I visit and I’d like to better protect my family from fraud. It’s a
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THE LIMITATIONS OF LOVE

July 9th, 2016

Nearly two weeks ago, everything was going along smoothly. Writing was coming easily and I’d just had a visit with my Mom in Montreal, buying her fresh flowers for her balcony pots.  I’d done grocery shopping for our holiday at the cottage and the car was packed. I arrived up north and as I opened the old wooden door, I…
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The Long Now of Impact

July 7th, 2016

Impact can be assessed programmatically or culturally. It can be measured with statistics and numbers or by chronicling shifts in habits, beliefs and values. It can also be gauged using the clock of the long now. That’s what the former Premier of China, Zhou Enlai did when asked about the historic impact of the French Revolution. His answer, “It’s…
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Consumer Report: Best Medical Alert Systems

July 7th, 2016

Last Thursday, I had just arrived at the cottage to begin our summer holiday when the telephone rang. It was my niece. Mom had fallen and was in an ambulance on the way to hospital.  As it happened, my sister was out of the country, so I quickly put what food I could into the freezer and drove south to
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