How you can set up a routine for stress relief, better sleep, and more

tired man needs stress relief and better sleep

We all enjoy our free time, but as a retiree it can sometimes be difficult to tell the free time from the “other” time – it’s what might call having too much of a good thing. Without a routine, hours, days and even weeks can blend together and become monotonous and unfulfilling. Wei-Ching Wang of […]


Palliative patients benefit from being at home

Hospital News article by Lisa Wiseman on the benefits for palliative patients of being at home.

“Being at home means not being isolated, and having a feeling of participating in the household. Children, grandchildren and even pets can be present. Being at home helps people to me more at ease and they can encourage interaction and more “natural” visits.” Click the thumbnail image on the right to enlarge it.


Discharge Planning – important tips to make a senior’s return home a success

How to plan for a senior's return home from the hospital.

In this article for Hospital News, by the President of Eldercare Home Health Lisa Wiseman, Lisa talks about the discharge process and the importance of proper planning to help make your elderly family member’s return home a success.


Life Learning: It’s fun. It gets you thinking. And it comes at reasonable or no cost!

University of Toronto Munk Centre - for life learning

Seminars at the University of Toronto’s Munk Centre Catch a noon-hour seminar at the Munk Centre. The Munk seminars bring life learning to life. Seminars may be a presentation of a new book by a professor or simply a topic of significance to a particular faculty’s program. The Munk seminars bring in respected academics, civil servants, […]


Eldercare Home Health sponsors North York General Hospital 5 South East holiday party!

Everyone received their own little "Jewel box", with fabulous hand made macarons from Butter Avenue

Eldercare Home Health is happy to support the work of other professionals in the health care industry who work to ensure seniors get the best care possible. From community open houses and seniors fairs to information session on the latest Parkinson’s research findings, we’re happy to help out. If your organization is looking for sponsors […]


What makes ebooks popular with seniors?

ebooks popular with seniors

Full disclosure: I LOVE my Kindle Paperwhite ebook reader. I’ve been an avid reader from childhood. You’ll often find one magazine open on my kitchen table, a newspaper beside it, another magazine on my bathroom counter and an article on my computer screen. You’ll rarely find a “real” book open, unless it’s a gift from […]


Get a new perspective on art – check out The Art Gallery of Hamilton and the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa

Ken Danby "At-the-crease", 1972

At the Art Gallery of Hamilton – a brilliant retrospective of Ken Danby’s life’s work Danby was an accomplished realist painter, portraitist, commercial artist and print maker. He was a master of technique, sometimes laying over thirty colours in a silk-screened print, making his own egg tempera paints (yes, egg – the yolk used a […]


Fall colours hit the hills first – and you should too if you’re heading out for a fall drive.

fall colours drive

Cold nights produce the fall colours in the leaves- and the temperature drops 3 degrees C for every 304.8 metres you rise. I know that about temperature from my years as a glider pilot. Many a fall day, I’ve steamed on the ground and found my teeth chattering a few thousand feet up. (Aviation still […]