9 Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

January marks Alzheimer's Awareness Month in Canada. Did you know that approximately 750,000 Canadians have dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease? Early diagnosis is key to helping those affected cope, and receive proper care, and support. Check out the infographic below to understand the early warning signs of Alzheimer's disease. If you suspect your loved one is exhibiting …

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9 Ways to Keep your Loved Ones Safe this Winter [Infographic]

Winter can be a time where seniors are left feeling vulnerable whenever they leave their homes. It's cold and windy, the ground is slippery and they're a lot more susceptible to catching a cold or the flu! To make sure your loved ones are safe this winter, we've created a helpful infographic that you can …

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5 Social Media Marketing Strategies Long Term Care Homes Should Implement

Many long term care homes are starting to get on board with utilizing social media for their marketing efforts. If your home hasn’t considered social media as a marketing tool, here’s why you should: As of August 2018, those aged 65 + only accounted for approximately 4% of Facebook’s users*. However, 32% of Facebook’s users …

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10 Reasons Why Nurses & PSWs Should Make the Most of Their Placement

Starting your placement soon? Congratulations! Clinical placements are your chance to take your skills from the classroom and apply them in a practical setting. Be sure to work hard, be consistent, maintain a positive attitude, stand out and make the most of your time. Here’s why. Building a good rapport with your preceptors, coworkers, managers, …

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5 Simple Tips to Build Your Personal Brand as a Health Care Professional

Often when people hear the word “brand” they associate it with companies and organizations. It’s true, a business’ branding can largely contribute to its success (or failure). What many don’t consider is “personal branding”, which consists of establishing a reputation and identity for yourself to build trust and interaction with others. One of the most …

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