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Your Lifestyle for a Lifetime                         September 2014
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iCare Home Health is pleased to bring you the September 2014 issue of our Newsletter, a great source of news and updates about healthy aging and family caregiving. Please share this with your friends and family.
Alzheimer Society Fundraiser

Make a Difference
At iCare Home Health, one of our core values is to “Make a Difference” in everything we do. Our team is passionate about investing in activities that allow us to make a positive difference in our communities and the lives of others. 

Alzheimer Awareness:
Over 747,000 Canadians across Canada are living with Alzheimer disease or other dementia. That number is expected to grow to 1.4 million with a generation.

iCare Home Health Coffee Break:
In Support of Make a Difference value, we are proud to support the Alzheimer Society annual Coffee Break campaign.
  • When: Sunday September 14, 2014 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm or while coffee lasts.
  • Where: Oakville Town Square, iCare Home Health events’ tent.
  • Fundraising: 100% of the coffee proceeds are for the benefit of the Alzheimer Society.
Sponsored by:
The Green Bean, Classic Gourmet Coffee and iCare Home Health 

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Breaking: iCare Navigator – A new suite of healthcare system Navigation & Client Advocacy services!

Healthcare Advocacy and Navigation Service provides support and education to patients and their family members about the ins and outs of the healthcare system.  If patients and their family members have questions or concerns about care or available programs, this service knows how the system works and can help manage the contact and work together with the health care providers to mediate conflict and attempt to resolve concerns.

 
Support   clients by navigating the healthcare system to explore options.
Advocate to resolve concerns about treatment, policy or procedure.
Educate  clients and their family members on specific healthcare laws and regulations which can affect access to services.

 
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Traveling?
Travel Tips by Halton Regional Police Service.  
  • Before You Leave
  • Airport Safety
  • Personal Safety
  • Hotel Tips
  • Travel Documents
  • General Travel Advice
Download Travel Tips Booklet here
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Dealing with Lewy Body Dementia? Learn about possible care.

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) is one of the most common causes of Dementia in Seniors and arguably one of the most challenging types of dementia with which to live. Whilst symptoms overlap with other types of dementia, there are a number of symptoms specific to LBD alone and include: 
  • Recurrent visual hallucinations.
  • Fluctuations of abilities.
  • Shuffling of gait.
  • Muscle stiffness.
  • Tremors and slow movements characteristic of Parkinson’s disease (PD) …read more
 

 

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Hospital Discharge Packages 
  • Discharge Day Pick Up & Transportation
  • Meal Preparation and Housekeeping
  • Monitoring
  • Discharge Coordination
  • Visit to the Home
  • Coordination and Delivery of Home Medical
  • Equipment (If Needed) 
  • Medication Management (As Required)
  • Physician Visit Support (As Required)

Starting from $69.95
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