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Sep 28 2016

How Nutrition Can Affect Your Quality of Life as You Age—And What to do About It

Proper nutrition plays an important role in how we age. According to one expert on geriatric nutrition, our diet makes the difference how we live and with and successfully manage chronic illnesses that are common in our later years.

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Sep 08 2016

Living a Life of Gratitude

Five years ago today Andrea Warren, Classic LifeCare’s Executive Leader, received the most precious gift of her life – a liver transplant.

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Sep 07 2016

Finding a Job—and a Purpose—In a New Country

Some names and situations have been changed in this story for privacy reasons.

When Edmar Mongaya arrived in Vancouver from the Philippines, he realized that he would have to do more than work hard to be a success in Canada.

"I was working in the fast food industry. It's actually higher than minimum wage, but nowhere near enough to afford an apartment in Vancouver, let alone build a life," Edmar said.

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Aug 16 2016

Life-Saving Lessons

Classic LifeCare's Calgary office was buzzing with excitement as two groups of employees attended a first aid training by Nurse Jessica on Tuesday August 16.

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Aug 15 2016

Why Our Clients Care About Accreditation

In 2014, Classic LifeCare became Accredited with Commendation by Accreditation Canada.

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Jul 29 2016

8 Tips for Traveling With An Elderly Parent

The Joys of "Slow Travel" Caring for an aging parent can be stressful. And one thing that could help — a long-needed vacation — sometimes only adds to the stress. However, getting old doesn't mean that travel has to stop. With a bit of planning, as well as understanding the needs of older travels, taking a trip with an aged loved one is very doable. Here are some tips.

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Jul 28 2016

Pre-planning Your Funeral can be a Surprisingly Uplifting Process - at any Age

Talking with people about their funeral plans is anything but morbid for Connie Harms, a Community Services Counselor with Dignity Memorial.

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Jul 28 2016

Therapists at your Door Step

PHOTO – Natalia Allende, OT, conducts a driving assessment for a client

Community Therapists provides an important service just like the name implies – in the community.

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Jul 15 2016

5 Myths About Seniors Nutrition

5 Myths About Seniors Nutrition

A healthy diet keeps your body functioning properly. Eating right also provides the mental and physical energy necessary for daily life – work, recreation, relationships and time with family. Eating healthily also protects us from infectious illnesses and chronic diseases so we can experience a high quality of life.

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May 31 2016

How Being Lonely Affects Your Health As You Age

While her success as a realtor came as a result of some significant personal sacrifices, Angela Markham had enjoyed two phenomenal years selling houses in Vancouver's red hot property market.

For over a year Angela worked 12-hour days as housing sales in Vancouver shot up by 50%. The hard work was worth it to Markham at the time — housing prices in Vancouver also soared 30% in one year, which meant Angela's earnings increased as well.

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