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2601, 2016

Family Caregivers and Seniors Recognized in Economic Action Plan 2014

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Feb. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) congratulates the Federal Government on their sustained commitment to supporting seniors to safely live in their homes with dignity, independence and quality of life.  The [...]

2601, 2016

Bogus ‘grandchildren’ scam $65,000 from Calgary seniors: police

By | January 26th, 2016|Categories: News Article, Retirement Home, Senior Living|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

City police are warning Calgarians about the so-called grandparent scam after a dozen cases have cropped up in recent weeks. In each case, the victim is contacted by someone posing as a family member — [...]

2601, 2016

Shingles vaccine protects seniors but is costly

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The first time Shirley White went to the emergency room with sharp back pain, she thought she’d pulled a muscle moving furniture. The doctor injected her with pain medication. Two days later, she was back [...]

2601, 2016

CPP expansion not needed to help seniors in poverty: Report

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A new report argues that efforts to revamp the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) should take a back seat to a couple of straightforward policy reforms that would take the majority of single impoverished seniors out [...]

2601, 2016

A Little Mental Training Goes a Long Way for Seniors

By | January 26th, 2016|Categories: News Article, Retirement Home|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Seniors who received as little as 10 sessions of mental training were still exhibiting improved cognitive skills an entire decade later, according to a new study. “One of the reasons that this is surprising has [...]