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When Your Loved One Transitions To Cognitive Decline

“6.3 million people in Canada will develop, live with and/or ultimately die with dementia between 2020 and 2050.” – Alzheimer Society of Canada This staggering statistic suggests that within the next thirty years, you will likely know someone who is either showing symptoms or diagnosed with a …

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Spring 2024 Newsletter

Our spring newsletter is out now! Visit this link to read our latest edition: https://mailchi.mp/concernedfriends/spring-2024-newsletter

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Long-Term Care Education Series: Models of Care

Concerned Friends is pleased to announce the first of a series of one-hour online presentations. Each edition of our Long-Term Care Education Series will bring you a guest speaker on an issue relevant to Long-Term Care in Ontario followed by a group discussion. Here is …

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Ontario Budget Submission 2024

We want to share with you our submission on the Ontario Budget which emphasizes issues relating to Long-Term Care. We appreciate that important investments were announced by the current government in 2023 to improve long-term care homes. However, the long-term care system itself has long-standing …

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When you lose your English in long-term care

Last weekend, while I was at my mom’s long term care home, I witnessed first hand the challenge (from both sides) of speaking a non-English language in that environment.  In this scenario, the resident was in his wheelchair in the middle of a hallway. A …

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