Smart snacking strategies

By Amanda Laird Nutritious snacks are integral to a healthy nutrition program. Healthy snacks will keep your energy up and your blood sugar balanced between...

Getting care in a crisis

What you need to know about crisis placement into long-term care Many Ontarians want to remain living independently in their home as long as possible....

What are your strengths as a caregiver?

By Natalie Strouth Are you aware of your individual caregiver strengths? What about your internal resources? What is your greatest strength as a family...

Caring for a medically complex child

By Lisa Levin One sunny cold day in February 1997, I was sitting in the obstetrician’s waiting room cradling my beautiful baby girl, and waiting...

Decoding nutrition labels

The healthiest foods are usually the ones that don’t come with packaging or labels such as the fresh foods found on the outside perimeter...

Family caregivers: Your role in long-term care

By Lisa Levin Most people want to remain in the comfort of their own homes as they age.  Unfortunately, that is not always possible.  As...