There's no place like home...

There’s no place like home and, for many older adults, aging in place is a top priority. The desire to remain independent as we age is reflected in the media - whether it’s through an article outlining tips for creating a safe and comfortable environment for seniors who wish to remain in their own home as they age, or a column outlining an informal caregiver's personal struggle to support an aging parent who wants nothing more than to maintain their independence despite their changing physical needs. Home and community care services can help older adults live as independently as possible, and evidence shows many benefits to these services. We’ve compiled a list of popular resources that provide research-based health insights on the comforts of home.

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DISCLAIMER: Many of our Blog Posts were written before the COVID-19 pandemic and thus do not necessarily reflect the latest public health recommendations. While the content of these blogs identify activities that support optimal aging, it is important to defer to the most current public health recommendations such as social distancing and frequent hand washing. Some of the activities suggested within these blogs may need to be modified or avoided altogether to comply with current social distancing recommendations. To view the latest updates from the Public Health Agency of Canada, please visit their website

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