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Has Your Rainy Day Arrived?

Has Your Rainy Day Arrived?

For years many of us have been saving for “A Rainy Day”. What was your definition of ‘rainy day’? Loss of job, car needing fixed, family emergency, illness, surgery recovery or perhaps it was a special trip. Whatever your definition for “rainy day” is, needing...

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Surgery Recovery

Surgery Recovery

Recently I had an arthroplasty procedure for a total hip replacement. I attended all the pre-surgery classes and read the booklet they give me. I figured I had done well to prepare having the assisted devices in place they recommended as well as moving some of my pots...

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Best Practices in Dementia and Eldercare

We are all familiar with someone who has experienced some loss of memory, but true dementia is much more complex, a combination of changes in memory, judgement and speech, that affect a person’s ability to carry out daily activities,  affecting both receptive and...

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The Joy of Daytripping

The Joy of Daytripping

A popular division of Coordinated Seniors Services is our ongoing travel and day trip packages. This program is greatly appreciated by the people we serve, and activities are planned based on their input and recommendations. The trips provide an opportunity to enjoy...

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Care for the Caregiver

Care for the Caregiver

Only when we first help ourselves can we effectively help others. Caring for yourself is one of the most important—and one of the most often forgotten—things you can do as a caregiver. When your needs are taken care of, the person you care for will benefit, too....

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Why Choose a Private Care Provider?

Why Choose a Private Care Provider?

Navigating ones way through the labyrinth of health care is a daunting task. Never before have there been so many options available to seniors and people experiencing disabling conditions.   At Coordinated Senior Services we advocate an approach that embraces the full...

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Home for Good

Home for Good

A recent survey of people born 1945 to 1965 revealed that it is their expectation that they will have a more positive retirement and senior experience than their parents. One observation made among the many issues addressed was their belief that they will be able to...

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My Sweet Companions

My Sweet Companions

Perhaps the most meaningful component of my work life is the time I spend being a Companion to the people we support. It’s difficult to express how these times contribute to the overall wellness a person experiences, and how much I am assisted as a caregiver, when I...

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Mental Health Awareness and Supports for Seniors

Mental Health Awareness and Supports for Seniors

Part of Coordinated Seniors Services holistic approach to care-giving includes maintaining an awareness of a persons mental health as well as their physical well being. According to the Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health, the three leading issues faced by...

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Making Joyful Connections

Making Joyful Connections

Too often Seniors are overwhelmed by the prospect of attending large family gatherings. The thought of preparing, traveling, purchasing gifts; the uncertainty of the environment and its appropriateness, can all become barriers to attending and participating. Family...

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