Happy “Respect-For-The-Aged” Day!
September 15th, 2014
Although not recognized on this side of the world, today in Japan is “Respect-For-The-Aged Day”, a national holiday dedicated to honouring the elderly population. It seems fitting to have such a holiday, particularly in Japan, whose population of citizens aged 100 + is close to 60,000. Japan seems to have the right idea. With an […]… Read more
POA, or no POA? : What Are The Options?
September 14th, 2014
In the last article we gave a general overview on the topic of: Power Of Attorneys(POAs). Understandably, it can be a confusing topic to wrap one’s head around. Some may question why the need for POAs, or what may happen in the case if they, or their loved one, did not make POAs. Great questions; […]… Read more
Power of Attorneys: What Is It All About?
September 9th, 2014
So we here at Senior Care Connect are not lawyers, however, we do know from first-hand experience the importance of completing power of attorney documents(POAs), as well as the crisis and stress that can arise for families that have not put POAs into place. What is a Power of Attorney? POAs are legal documents which […]… Read more
Retirement Home vs. Nursing Home: What’s The Difference?
August 27th, 2014
For many, the difference between a retirement home and a long-term care home (also known by some as a nursing home) is not quite clear. In fact, on many occasions the terms have been used interchangeably by the general public (and unfortunately sometimes even by health care professionals). There are, however, very important differences; differences […]… Read more
What Does That Mean?
July 27th, 2014
Are you confused with some of the lingo you hear in hospitals, with home care, or in the health care industry in general? Allow us to help provide some clarity. These may be a few terms you may have come across… Read more