Moments | Home Care Blog

Jan 12 2016

The Experience of Recovering from Open Heart Surgery

"We were on a cruise to Hawaii in October when Fred felt short of breath," says Edie. "At first he thought it was an asthma attack, but when the same thing happened when we returned home we went to the doctor. It was a heart attack."

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Dec 16 2015

Wishing our CEO a Speedy Recovery

Hip replacement surgery has given Classic LifeCare CEO John Sherwood a new perspective on physical rehabilitation and hope for a pain-free, active future.

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Dec 09 2015

Helping Handbags

In the spirit of giving, Classic LifeCare is collecting handbags, toiletries and other essentials for Vancouver women in need.

Unlike some Christmas charity campaigns, this initiative runs until February. We are collecting purses, toothbrushes, soap, deodorant, cosmetics, feminine products, socks, underwear and cash donations.

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Dec 09 2015

The Glass is Half Full

Something special happens at Classic LifeCare when client Abraham calls. From the admin team to Client Care Coordinators to nurses, people start to gush.

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Nov 26 2015

Neuroplasticity: How to Teach Your Brain New Tricks

As we adapt and regain mobility following a severe brain injury our bodies can form new neural networks

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Oct 30 2015

Tips for Winter Running on the Wet, West Coast

We recently wrote about, family caregiver burnout, which has been identified by the provincial government as a major challenge for families in British Columbia.  

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Oct 28 2015

Housing Vancouver's Homeless is a Team Effort

Benita Ho knows East Vancouver. She knows all about the vast need for housing. She also knows housing is only part of the solution for women struggling to get off the street and care for their children.

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Oct 07 2015

A Heart for Widows and Children in Kenya

Classic Health Care Worker Rita Kalegga has been on a mission since 2008 to help widows and orphans in Kenya.

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Sep 23 2015

Prepare for Fall and Winter Weather

The days are getting shorter and with darker evenings and colder weather coming, be prepared.

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Sep 23 2015

How One Woman Learned to Identify and Deal With “Caregiver Burnout”

"It felt like a weight had been lifted off my shoulders," Edie says. "I had some respite - I no longer had to worry as much if my mother was taking her medication or getting enough to eat."


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