Toronto In-Home Care Blog

Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by Steve Jones

Sat, Jul 23, 2016

Families find hope in clinical trials and in an annual confernce for Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Disease.  The conference held this weekend in Toronto at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel will review the clinical trial of two new drugs that might prevent or delay early-onset Alzheimer’s.

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Topics: Alzheimer's/Dementia, In-Home Care, Medical Care

Get medical advice: Telehealth Ontario

Posted by Steve Jones

Wed, Mar 2, 2016


Get fast, free medical advice through Telehealth Ontario

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Have you ever worried and wondered what to do about your baby's fever, or that strange rash?  How about the time you went to the hospital emergency and they just sent you home or made you wait for 7 hours before seeing a triage nurse. 

A phone call to Ontario's Telehealth phone line might have saved you a lot of time and anxiety.

The toll-free service is not intended to replace emergency services    In a medical emergency, don’t call Telehealth. Call 911 immediately.  

How Telehealth works

When you call Telehealth, a Registered Nurse will ask you questions so they can assess your health problem and give you advice.They will direct you to the most appropriate level of care or may put you in contact with a health professional who can advise you on your next steps.

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Topics: In-Home Care, Medical Care, Emergency Care

Combating Loneliness for Seniors

Posted by Steve Jones

Wed, Jul 10, 2013

Fotolia_24337753_XS-300x217We sometimes become preoccupied with the physical health of our seniors, while overlooking their emotional health — which can also dramatically affect their quality of life, and in turn influence their health.

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Topics: In-Home Care