Medical Assistance in Dying – Eldercare Home Health sponsored Rounds at NYGH February 21, 2017

Medical Assistance in Dying graphic

March 27, 2017 by Lisa Wiseman BScN, RN, GNC (C), CHPCN (C)

The legislation surrounding Medical Assistance In Dying (MAID) is still relatively new. The subject is very topical and brings out strong points of view from audience members – some might even say the topic is controversial. There are as many questions as there are answers. Eldercare Home Health sponsored medical Rounds on Medical Assistance In Dying […]

Social Work Clinic Day at North York General Hospital

North York General Hospital Social Work Clinic Week 2017.

March 20, 2017 by Lisa Wiseman BScN, RN, GNC (C), CHPCN (C)

Social Work Week lunch and learn March 9, 2017, the sun was out, lunch included lots of dessert and the auditorium was full…. great omens for the annual Social Work week lunch and learn. Shelley Craig PhD RSW LCSW was the invited speaker at the annual Social Work Clinic Day lunch and learn in celebration […]

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

tired man needs stress relief and better sleep

January 31, 2017 by Cubby

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 care at home for seniors

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

January 10, 2017 by Malcolm Marcus

Lisa Wiseman BScN, RN, GNC(C), the President of Eldercare Home Health wrote this informative piece about palliative care at home for seniors, for Hospital News. The full text is below: Imagine waking up in your own house, in the comfort of your own bed, at a time of your choosing. Imagine a morning where the […]

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.

January 10, 2017 by Malcolm Marcus

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. Below you’ll find the text from the article on discharge planning: Planning for a senior’s return home is […]

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

December 29, 2016 by Cubby

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

December 16, 2016 by Malcolm Marcus

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

December 09, 2016 by Cubby

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 […]

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