2019

Why I Participate In Geriatric (Aging) Research

Since I began my work in aging, eldercare and long term care planning over 20 years ago, I have signed up as a healthy control for countless geriatric research studies, including those concerned with: OTC medications such as glucosamine and their effect on knee arthritis and other conditions Bone structure, muscle and tendons of the ankle in relationship to diagnosis and prevention of fractures Walking while [...]

Why I Participate In Geriatric (Aging) Research2020-01-04T18:02:49+00:00

What Is The Difference Between A Retirement Home And A Long Term Care (Nursing) Home?

What Is The Difference Between A Retirement Home And A Long Term Care (Nursing) Home?© By Karen Henderson Founder, Long term Care Planning network Many Ontarians do not understand the difference between a retirement home and a long term care home; the media often muddies the water even more when they incorrectly refer to the accommodation rates for these two living options.Firstly, retirement homes provide privately [...]

What Is The Difference Between A Retirement Home And A Long Term Care (Nursing) Home?2020-01-04T17:44:31+00:00

How To Choose A Retirement Home

How To Choose A Retirement Home© By Karen Henderson Founder, Long Term Care Planning Network There are over 750 licensed retirement homes and communities in Ontario, and many new ones are under construction. They are ideal for older persons in relatively good health, who cannot or do not want to remain in their own homes. Deciding to move from one’s home of perhaps many years to [...]

How To Choose A Retirement Home2020-01-04T17:44:31+00:00