Who Cares summer 2019 is finally here!

The summer 2019 magazine Who Cares is hot off the press. In this edition you will find information about Canada’s housing strategy, advanced care planning, what to do if you are diagnosed with diabetes, tips on how to manage COPD, the healing benefits of osteopathy, and free training opportunities available to help your workplace or […]

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It’s Not Right – Stop Elder Abuse

The Frontenac-Kingston Council on Aging encourages individuals and organizations to learn to recognize the warning signs of Elder Abuse and how to respond appropriately Their free seminars teach people of all ages to recognize warning signs and how to respond safely and effectively. The seminars typically run for 30 minutes and are available to large […]

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See Who Cares on Your TV

Who Cares is pleased to be the featured guest on Seniors’ Support on Your TV during April. Seniors’ Support is  all about supporting seniors in our community. Full of information about services for seniors, this show is produced and hosted by Debbie MacDonald Moynes of The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors and co […]

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Dementia, Capacity and the Benefit of the Doubt

Short term memory loss is an early sign of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia which over time can lead to confusion, loss of inhibitions, paranoia, and personality changes. Family members are often disturbed by these changes, especially when their family member does not acknowledge these changes and will not accept more help. Therefore, they […]

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How to help someone who is lost or confused

According to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario’s Finding Your Way – How to help someone who is lost or confused – a practical guide, 60 percent of people with dementia become lost at some point. We all have a role to play in making our communities safe for people with dementia. Would you know what […]

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Invest in yourself by joining a support group

In the Quinte region, there are support groups for things such as addictions, ALS, Alzheimer’s, arthritis, autism, bereavement, brain injury, cancer, caregiving, diabetes, gambling, heart attack, mental health, ostomy, over eating, stroke, parenting, Parkinson’s, pregnancy, Tourette Syndrome, vision loss and many, many more. Support group, members provide each other with various types of help, usually […]

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