Links to resources for seniors

Below are links to a variety of elder care related resources for seniors that make it easy for you to get the information you need.

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Apex Compounding Pharmacy
Specialize in creating custom medications and formulations to meet your unique requirements

Alzheimer’s Society of Canada
Here you’ll find information on the Alzheimer Society, the disease, care, research, news, events and more.

Arthritis Society
Helpful information for people living with Arthritis. Information on diagnosis, treatment and programs

Asbestos.com
Here you’ll find important information on mesotheliom. Due to the long latency period of mesothelioma, approximately 20-50 years, most people who are diagnosed with the disease are seniors, about 75 percent.

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA)
An updated directory of palliative care and hospice services. This site is a bit slow to load but is clear and well organized. Links to the individual care and hospice sites as well.

Caring for Clients
Rona Birenbaum and Clifford Boland assist clients through all levels of life planning including cash flow management, retirement/lifestyle planning, estate planning and administration, investment management, smart borrowing, business start-up and business succession planning.

CCAC
CCACs are local organizations that can help you access government-funded home care services and long-term care homes.

Facebook page for Eldercare Home Health
Lisa Wiseman, the President of Eldercare Home Health, comments on current events and newspaper articles about seniors and elder care issues. A must read.

Dr. Gary Fortinsky, Dentist
General Family Practice with a Holistic Approach to Dental Treatment and Oral Care. Amalgam Free Practice. Utilizing Homeopathy, Craniosacral Therapy and Acupuncture to Complement Dental Treatment.

Health Canada
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health. You’ll find advisories and warnings as well as information on product recalls, drug shortages etc.

Health Canada Seniors and Aging
Information about preventing falls in and around your home.

Heart and Stroke Foundation
Lots of information on stoke prevention, reducing the risk of stroke when flying etc.

I Promise
The I Promise program for parents with teen drivers.

influenza.cpha.ca
Site for information on flu shots.

Kidney foundation of Canada

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Multiple Sclerosis Resource guide
Information on existing and developing services for people with MS in the Greater Toronto Area

Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
This site has experienced some downtime recently.

Osteoporosis Society of Canada
Information on the challenges facing seniors with osteoporosis and how to deal with them. Including details on diagnosis, lifestyle changes, drug therapies etc.

Parkinson Society Central & Northern Ontario
An excellent resource for all issues related to Parkinson disease. Also, events:
May 9 – Love Intimacy and Parkinson’s
July 25 – Financial Plannong and Disability Tax Credits
August 22 – Medication and Parkinson’s

Silvert’s Clothing
Silvert’s Clothing meets the special needs of seniors and the physically challenged. Includes clothing and footwear for arthritis, scoliosis, Alzheimer’s, incontinence and more.

StaffSchedulingCentral
StaffSchedulingCentral.com is a discussion area for issues relating to staff scheduling. We also cover more general topics like hiring, management and motivation etc. from a small and medium sized businesses perspective

Smart Employee Scheduling
SmartEmployeeScheduling.com is the fastest, easiest and most accurate way to schedule your staff. Designed from the ground up to be quick and easy to learn and to use. 60-day free trial, no credit card required to sign up. Try it today.

Please let us know if there are other links you would like to see here. Just e-mail us at the e-mail address below.

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