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How to Select Home Care in Ontario

As the population of Ontario ages, the demand for seniors care will also rise. Care institutions, such as seniors home or acute care hospitals may become overwhelmed with the demand caused by this demographic shift....

Homecare in Ontario

Homecare is a great way to ensure a senior enjoys the highest quality of life possible while enjoying the comforts of home. It has been created as a way to maximize the efficiency of the health care...

Assisted Living in BC: The Difference Between Public and Private

In British Columbia there are many assisted living options for seniors, provided by either the public or private sector.

The Office of the Assisted Living Registrar (OALR) regulates all assisted living...

Nursing Homes in BC & Residential Care BC Rate Structure

Residential Care costs in British Columbia for publicly-funded institutions are split between the province and clients. The policy that regulates residential care was established in the late 1970s, and since then the...

Increasing Demand for Senior Home Care and Assisted Living in Canada

Senior home care and assisted living sectors are becoming more and more critical in Canadian health care system. Since 1997, the home care sector has experienced a 51 percent increase in the number of recipients to...

Options for Senior Housing in Alberta & Senior Care in Alberta

Alberta Health Services system provides a range of services to support wellness and independence of seniors. Senior care in Alberta can be divided into several categories. Each category has both private and public...

Is Senior Housing Right for Me? Where Do I Begin?

It is a common misconception among Canadians that retirement housing or assisted living is for those who have no other choice. However, if you were to speak with those seniors who already made their decision to move...

Governance and Structure of Home Care in Canada

Canada has a complicated structure that supports the planning, funding and delivery of home care services across Canada. There is no central body of government that regulates home care, and in 12 of 13 provinces and...

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