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Seniors and Covid-19 in Canada – Sadness, and Anger

Seniors and Covid-19 in Canada – Sadness, and Anger

Fondly remembering the year 2020 will certainly not be the case for most. The covid-19 pandemic, which hit hard around the world in so many ways, was especially catastrophic for the elderly in retirement or nursing homes and for people with underlying medical conditions. According to a Canadian Government website, “While COVID-19 can make anyone sick, older Canadians are at a higher risk of developing serious complications. Use the following resources to learn how you can prevent COVID-19 and find…

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Aging Comfortably in the Home of your Choice

Aging Comfortably in the Home of your Choice

I am thrilled to announce that I will be making three presentations for the Rural Ottawa South Support Services (www.rosss.ca) during Seniors month. As a son who was the principal caregiver to his mother for 14 years, I will share my experiences and all that I learned that facilitates elderly people to remain in the home of their choice (their own, with family or in a retirement home), based on their capacity and their needs. On June 12th, from 1:30…

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