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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See Who Cares at these events

Who Cares is stoked to meet seniors and caregivers at two upcoming events! County Seniors Information & Active Living Fair  Thursday November 1st  10 am – 3 pm Wellington and District Community Centre | 111 Belleville Street, Wellington FREE transportation available! Batawa Seniors Fair Friday, November 2nd Batawa Community Centre 81 Plant St, Batawa Expo Hours: […]

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A Caregiver’s guide – a handbook about end-of-life care

A Caregiver’s Guide: a Handbook About End-of-Life Care was developed by the Military and Hospitaller Order of St. Lazarus and the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association. The handbook provides guidance and assistance and addresses the many fears and uncertainties about terminal illness and caregiving in clear and simple terms. Further, it focusses on the physical, […]

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Community Health Centres care about family and community health

Ontario’s Community Health Centres (CHCs) are your best defense in chronic disease prevention and management. CHCs are all about keeping people well and keeping communities healthy. They provide primary care services with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. They work with local residents to build the capacity of the community to improve its general […]

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