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Best Tips for Taking Care of Seniors

Campanion Care for Seniors by Friend at Home

As individuals, we like to lead self-dependent lives where we are able to make our own decisions and look after our own welfare. As age catches up, however, many of us will turn to loved ones or professional companion care for assistance with daily needs and health.

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Posted in Companion Care

Women’s Brain Health Day 2021: Why Women’s Brain Health is Important?

Women Brain Health Care

Did you know that women are most likely to get Alzheimer’s Disease? There are an estimated 747,000 Canadians living with Alzheimer’s. Of these, about 70 percent are women.

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Posted in Brain Care

The Future of Virtual Care: The Essential Role of Technological Advancement

Virtual Care Clinic

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted many aspects of our lives. From the way we conduct business to the way we socialize — many changes are apparent thanks to technological advancements. The healthcare industry is not immune to these shifts either with the rise of virtual care clinics.

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Posted in Navigation & Patient Advocacy

World Diabetes Day 2021: The Importance of Diabetic Foot Care

Foot Care for Adult

World Diabetes Day 2021 takes place on Sunday, Nov. 14, and it’s a timely reminder for Diabetes awareness. One topic at iCare Home Health that we continue to raise awareness about is Diabetic foot care. This topic cannot be over-emphasized because even the smallest cut or scrape on your feet can lead to more serious issues down the road — if they’re not addressed.

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Posted in Foot Care

Top Healthcare Technology Trends to Look for in 2021

Healthcare Technology Trends

Technology is all around us. From arts and entertainment to business, socialization, and more sectors, advancements are taking place at a rapid rate.

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Posted in Health Topics

Why Breast Cancer Awareness is So Important?

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness month is recognized every year in October. According to the Government of Canada, breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in Canada, and in women, it’s the number-one most common cancer. In addition, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime.

Statistics like these make it important to be aware of your own health and the health of any elderly loved ones in your care. Below are key considerations about breast cancer from the team of professionals at iCare Home Health who deliver home care in Oakville, ON.

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Posted in Breast Cancer

The Basics of Proper Diabetes Foot and Toenail Care

Healthy Foot for Healthy Lifestyle

Individuals with diabetes need to be extra vigilant when it comes to foot care. A consistent routine can help keep feet healthy and prevent serious issues from occurring. Diabetic foot care can also improve overall comfort and assist with mobility as individuals age.

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Posted in Diabetes, Foot Care

How Does Recreation Therapy Help Well-Being?

Recreational Therapy Programs

Recreation therapy programs can help people in many ways. From their socialization to their physical, emotional, and cognitive health, the programming is beneficial to many segments of the population, including seniors. Read More »

Posted in Recreation Therapy

Everything You Need to Know About Senior Foot Care at Home

Foot care for seniors

Foot care for seniors at home is ideal for those who prefer to receive care from a comfortable and familiar environment. Whether it’s due to mobility, transportation, or personal preference, at-home care is a convenient option for many seniors. Read More »

Posted in Diabetic Foot Care, Foot Care Tagged with: , ,

How to Hire a Nurse for Home Care

Nurse at Home

There comes a time in life when you may need nursing services at home. Perhaps you need IV therapy, wound care, foot care, or support after a hospital stay. Home nurses are available to help. If you’re a senior, you may need a nurse to support your daily living so that you can maintain a healthy lifestyle while continuing to live at home. Read More »

Posted in Nurse at Home Care

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