Seeing First Hand the Difference We Are Making – Working for Plan A While My Father Lives in LTC

Did you know Dementia affects 1.1 million Canadians, either directly or indirectly and 16,000 of Canadians living with Dementia are under 65 years of age?  That is not something I knew 3 years ago when my father – 62 years old at the time – was officially diagnosed with Dementia. While I myself was 29 …

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My Experience as Team Lead of Plan A’s COVID-Care Teams

When I was young, I didn't expect my life to head in the direction of the health care and advocacy industries. I wasn't really certain of what career path I was going to choose, but one thing I always had was a strong, commanding voice that spoke with certainty. I always found myself in a leadership role, …

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My Challenges Going Paperless In My Business & My New Goals

Did you know the average office uses about 10,000 pages of paper every year? That’s the equivalent of 1 small tree.  If every business went paperless, that could save entire forests! The eco-friendly benefit of going paperless is one of the reasons I decided to switch to a paperless business. While I’m all about doing …

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Self-Care Tips for Social Distancing

While we all work to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing, we recognize the importance of self-care during this time. Make your mental health a priority by implementing these tips into your daily life: 1. Stay informed by gathering information only from credible sources such as local and provincial health agencies and …

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Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 as a Health Care Professional

At Plan A, we see and appreciate all health care professionals working on the frontlines and helping to fight the battle against COVID-19. We thank you for your effort and dedication during this difficult time. We want each of you to stay safe and healthy while you continue to deliver quality care to those who …

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From Mom to Boss Lady: How To Successfully Work Alongside Your Mom (And Other Loved Ones)

Hello! I’m Emilee Montpellier, and I’m the Manager/Recruiter at Plan A Glengarry. Today I have decided to share my journey in this new endeavour so far!  No matter how much we love them, for many people, the thought of working with their mother would be enough to make their hair stand. But it’s what I’ve …

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