Newsletter January 2019

iCare Home Health January 2019 Update


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                                       January 2019

iCare Home Health is pleased to bring you the January 2019 issue of our Newsletter, a great source of news and updates about healthy aging, community events and family caregiving.   Please share this with your friends and family. For past issues, visit our site

Why Medication Management Is So Important
Seniors are at a much higher risk of misusing or forgetting their medication than younger adults. To compound the problem, an IIRP study has found that 66 percent of seniors are taking 5 to 10 prescription medications, which also increases their odds of forgetting or mistaking one. This is why it’s important to work with a nurse at home or medication management app as part of your home care plan.Learn More


Safety First: Prepare Your Loves One’s Home For Aging In Place
Chances are, your loved one greatly values their independence. To help them stay at home longer and avoid extended hospital stays, you can arrange for them to receive professional live in care. However, aging in place will be more successful if their home is ready for their changing needs. Here are several areas to pay attention to within your loved one’s home, so they can safely live at home:Learn More


How Recreational Therapy Can Help You Live A Healthier, Longer Life
Everyone knows that being more active can help them live longer, happier lives. However, seniors have special challenges that can prevent them from staying active and reaping the benefits of physical activity. That’s why a recreational therapy program is such an important part of maintaining and improving your overall physical and emotional health. Recreational therapy programs can help seniors overcome their specific challenges and stay active. Learn More

Spotlight on Technology

Manage your own Physio-exercises as an Avatar!  Coming Soon
Watch this space for an announcement on our new “Physiotherapy at Home” service. 
Using the latest technology, patients will exercise their personalized physiotherapy routine in the comfort of their own home at a time of their choosing. 
iCare Home Health is bringing the latest in European technology, currently used at hospitals in Germany and the UK for our customers in Canada. 
Stay tuned for more info.

Health Espresso 
at the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
On Dec 18, our team was proud to have been one of five companies selected to present on our software, Health Espresso to a panel at the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care exploring digital health solutions and technologies that can be adopted in Ontario to move our health care system to the next level. 
The Panel included industry experts, representatives of the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), Ministry of Health stakeholders among others. 
We look forward to our next engagement where we position Health Espresso as a viable Patient Centred solution to reduce hallway medicine and deliver better healthcare outcomes.
Health Espresso offers real-time tracking of vitals and medication adherence, It boasts a web portal that facilitates communication among primary physicians and care teams in the field. 
Health Espresso boasts an Artificial Intelligence feature to assist patients with the medication and appointment adherence. 

In Our Community

iCARE Expressive Art Program (iCEAP)

Expressive art making enriches our lives. Painting, drawing, and sculpture can be used to communicate ideas, stimulate the senses and touch our emotions. Have some fun by exploring the use of different art materials.
Expressive art making can have a positive effect on your health. The iCare Expressive Art Program (iCEAP) is a support service facilitated by our Artist in Residence. She is a practicing professional artist with graduate level training in counseling and art therapy.Learn More

iCare Home Health and iCare Navigator endeavour to provide our clients the tools to help meet their varied health care needs. The services on the resources page are offered by community (private or non-profit), provincial or national agencies and could be accessed separately or in different combinations based on patient and family needs. 
However we also know that every situations is different, and you may require iCare Navigator services to assess your personal situation! Nominal service fees maybe applicable for iCare Navigator support services. For more information, please complete and submit the “Contact an Advocate” form on this page. 


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