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Making a Decision: Retirement Home or Home Care Services

The front page of Toronto Star’s Saturday edition had a full page article about Dan Heap, the former Spadina MP who has Alzheimer. Mr. Heap was 5 years in a waiting list for a nursing home while living in a retirement home since 2009 paying $10,000 (!) a month for lodging and care for him and his wife. (For the full article, Click Here) In the article, Mr. Heap’s son (Danny) wonders if the family should have paid to build a ramp in Mr. and Mrs. Heap’s apartment and should have...

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Introduction

There is a lot of information online about home care, caregiving, seniors, the elderly, baby boomers and aging that it is almost doesn’t make sense to open another blog. So… why are we still doing it? After close to a year of research and deliberations, we believe that a blog of our own will allow us to address what we feel is missing from other blogs: Comprehensive View –Online blogs usually have a common “theme” in their posted articles. That theme is usually the publisher’s specific type of services or...

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