Alzeimer’s

When a loved one is ill, there are many losses that we may feel.

The loss of their mental or physical abilities
The loss of the relationship we once had with them
The loss of joy and ease of life
The anticipatory loss of them dying

There’s an expression, “mighty oaks from little acorns grow.” Well that expression bloomed into a mighty reality last week as we organized the delivery of donations from the July 27th Hang-Up Help Out event. We were on board from the moment we heard about this event, but we had no

As she sat on the edge of her bed, in her 20×20 suite, I could tell that she really was anxious and wanted to leave.
“I’m not happy here”, she said desperately as she looked into my eyes. “I want to go back home!”
Mrs. Jones called me on a

Terry Earthwind Nichols  is the founder of Repetitive Behavior Cellular Regression™ (CR),  a  technique he developed from his experience as a Navy Profiler, Commissioned Steven Minister, and Grief Counselor. In this podcast, he shares how we can move through our stress, grief and overwhelm by using this technique that he shares.

Margot Hall is an amazing 92-year-old woman who loves to ski and volunteer at The Good Companions Centre in Ottawa. She is vibrant, full of life and has a rich history to share. We have been blessed to have her in our lives and now it’s our honour to share

For the past two weeks, the Olympics have been a hot topic of conversation and for many, it brought them closer to their loved ones.
While speaking at a retirement residence this week, and while moving several families into other residences during the past two weeks, televisions were on and

It’s been a long winter! No one will disagree nor will they argue that many are beginning to get truly fed up with it. The cold. The snow. The dreary days without sunlight.
As we care for our loved ones, and ourselves, it is so very important to be conscious

“I don’t know where to start!”, Marie exclaims as she looks at her mother’s closet, knowing that much of what is there has to go.
Marie’s mother was just transfered from the hospital into a long-term care facility and she is now left with the charge of emptying her mother’s