August 2013

August's Employee of the Month - Calgary

Congratulations to Brenda for outstanding caregiving work in Calgary.

Brenda has been with Classic since 2010 and has proven time and time again what a great asset she is to the company. She is patient, kind hearted, and proud of what she does. She is always helping us out in any way that she can, and is very positive. Brenda works with some of our high needs pediatric clients, as well as some of our geriatric clients. Brenda always goes above and beyond to help others, which is why she is such a great caregiver.

Lourdes Loves Her Career in Health Care

When Lourdes Morales came to Canada from Manila, Philippines, she had the opportunity to upgrade her education, a turning point that sent her down a path caring for seniors.

Miracle Child Tristyn Tackles Grade 2

Tristyn Tallio with his mother, Bertha, is one of BC Children Hospital's Miracle Stories

Art is Ultimate Expression for Vancouver Painter

Artist Joy Zemel Long sits in the August sunshine with her dog, Honey.

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Home Care Agency

If you or your loved ones require additional support to remain safely at home, recover from surgery, or need long-term care for a chronic illness, you may be interested in home health care services provided by an agency.

Selecting the right agency is an important decision which requires research and time. When you invite someone into your home, you want to trust and feel confidence in that person.

A Career in Health Care Keeps Lourdes Smiling

When Lourdes Morales came to Canada from Manila, Philippines, she had the opportunity to upgrade her education, a turning point that sent her down a path caring for seniors.

“A lot of my friends were encouraging me to take computer courses at the time,” says Morales. “But I knew I wanted to do something in health care.”

She earned her care aide, first aid and food safe certificates and pursued a career working with seniors.

Little Girl with Health Concerns Loves her Four-Legged Soul Mate

By Britney Dider-Shaw, Regional Leader - Alberta

A caring K9 serves as full-time companion for two-year-old Olivia, who was born with a brain injury.

Since Olivia was a baby, family dog Deefer, a four-year-old grey and white pit bull, has been a constant companion. The dog rarely leaves her side and constantly has Olivia laughing and smiling.