Grace and Frankie, The Kominsky Method and other great TV shows for seniors

Grace and Frankie - tv show for seniors, starring Jane Fonda and Lilly Tomlin

Part of what makes Grace and Frankie, and The Kominsky Method so enjoyable, for many older adults, is that the stars of the shows are actors that viewers remember from their youth, and who are now, themselves, seniors. It’s about a connection. Grace and Frankie Lilly Tomlin and Jane Fonda are terrific in the sitcom […]

COVID-19 – good news for a change!

COVID sniffing dog test

Finland is testing COVID sniffing dogs at Helsinki Airport According to a release in the Associated Press, The dogs sniff a sweat sample – obtained with a wipe – that passenger has agreed to provide. The the sample is then put in a jar and given to a dog in a different room. The dog […]

How to end the COVID pandemic and get the economy back on its feet ASAP

Dr. Michael Mina. Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

In my earlier post I wrote about the need to develop and roll out rapid testing for the COVID-19 virus. It turns out there already is a rapid test, it just hasn’t been approved and it is therefore not being used. Why hasn’t the paper-based COVID test been approved? It turns out Health Canada has […]

Service during the COVID-19 outbreak – client bulletin

Here’s what Eldercare Home Health is doing to help keep our clients and staff as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic: We are focused on providing care to our current clients. We have an automated COVID-19 screen that all active caregivers must complete daily. We are providing personal protective equipment (PPE) to staff that […]

5 Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas for your Elderly Father

Affordable father's day gift for your elderly father

A 16GB MP3 player Here’s a thoughtful, and at $49.99, an affordable gift that makes it easy for your dad to listen to the radio, ebooks and more. Small and light, with an up to 20 hour playing time, your dad can enjoy it anywhere. From Best Buy The very popular Fitbit Fitbits are available […]

How to end the COVID pandemic and get Canada’s economy back on track safely, by the end of September 2020

covid pandemic everyone every day

  Masks, and handwashing are precautions against COVID-19, they aren’t going to help you and your neighbours get back to work. And social distancing is an economy killer – there simply is no way to make many, many businesses economically viable with social distancing in place. The problem with COVID is that we can’t see […]

List of Toronto and GTA hospitals where we provide private elderly care

Example of the hospitals where we provide private elderly care

Is your parent in the hospital? Help keep them from becoming deconditioned, so they can go home sooner. Hospitals where we provide supplementary, private elderly care: Etobicoke General Hospital-See William Osler Health Centre Trillium Health Centre – Queensway Trillium Health Partners – Mississauga Mount Sinai Hospital Princess Margaret Hospital Toronto Rehab Women’s College Hospital Toronto […]