But What does it Actually Mean?

But What does it Actually Mean?

IT can be difficult enough to know where to start when looking for seniors’ accommodation without having to wade through acronyms, jargon and three different ways to say the same thing. Because there is no one ‘language’ in retirement homes, each property or company...
Living with Dementia and Cognitive Decline

Living with Dementia and Cognitive Decline

One in fifty people in the Ottawa and Renfrew area are currently living with dementia (Dementia Society, 2022).  Dementia is classified as a syndrome mainly occurring in older adults that affects many brain functions from memory, thinking, judgement, language,...
But What Does It Actually Mean?

But What Does It Actually Mean?

By Caroline Inman, Executive Director Deciphering and understanding the myriad of terminology used in Seniors Housing and Retirement Living. It can be difficult enough to know where to start when looking for seniors’ accommodation without having to wade through...
Fur Babies: Helping Aging Loved ones take care of their pets

Fur Babies: Helping Aging Loved ones take care of their pets

Our fur babies are loyal members of our families, so what happens if someone can no longer care for their fur baby? How can family and friends help to keep them together?  A common question asked in retirement communities is ‘are you pet friendly?’  Most residences...