6 Tips for Choosing the Right Caregiver for a Loved One

Miriam Hoolahan | Annies Place

August is Eye Exam Month…

…Get Your Eyes Checked Today! Did you know that August is Eye Exam month? Whether you did or didn’t, this is the perfect time to schedule a comprehensive eye exam. It’s a proven fact that so many individuals need eye care but don’t know it. It has been shown that nearly 50% of parents with

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The Importance of Friendship in our Lives

Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 30th, is International Day of Friendship. All of us at Annie’s Place love this day as we see the power of friendship, companionship and love daily in our work. We have witnessed clients overcome great obstacles and love from friends and family has helped this to happen. We also consider everyone we

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5 Tips to a Successful Post-Surgery Recovery

At Annie’s Place, we help individuals regularly as they recover from surgery. It can be a long haul depending on the type of surgery, your age and your overall health. We work closely with you to design home care support alongside your family. Although we’re here to help, we also think that recovery can be

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How We Help

At Annie’s Place, our favourite word is Help – that’s all we do day in and day out for our clients. Whether it’s helping someone get back on their feet before an operation, or helping out a senior who wants to get in shape at the gym or accompanying a client to a doctor’s appointment,

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Preventing Dementia through Food – some tips

Eating can make such a major impact on our overall health. It is proven that if we surround ourselves with healthy food, this can help keep our brains healthy and prevent brain-related illnesses like dementia. Thanks to WedMD, we have some tips to share with you on foods that can help you improve the health

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Speech & Hearing Tips 101

May is Speech & Hearing Loss Month so we wanted to take the time to speak more about speech & hearing as well as what to do if you or your loved one has an issue with speech or hearing loss. At least 20% of U.S. adults (and around the same in Canada), at some

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May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month

Around 1 in 5 women will experience a mental health problem either during pregnancy or shortly after giving birth. It can be really difficult to open up about a mental health problem at this point in life – a new mother might feel pressure to be happy, or worry that others may not think she’s

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