A Message From Blue Sky Personal Support Workers

Are you a caregiver who still has a full time job?

Have you recently become a Caregiver in addition to still working at your day job? You don’t need to go it alone. Blue Sky PSWs can help! Living a double life? There is a growing population of caregivers who are managing the dual role of working full-time and providing full-time care for a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Our health care system often places an expectation of assumed responsibility of aging parents on the children. This expectation of family care giving leads to issues for caregivers who must maintain full-time employment when tasked with providing primary care for a relative with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. At first glance, full-time care in a nursing home or an assisted living environment may seem like the most appropriate option for someone with Alzheimer’s. But, for many … Read entire article »

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Planning for the Future

                The Alzheimer Society posted a very informative article that is called Planning for the Future. In it they talk about how you should create your own health care plan that includes 5 steps. Think about what’s important to you. Learn about different medical procedures and what they can or can’t do. Decide on a substitute decision maker – someone who is willing and able to speak for you if you can’t speak for yourself. Talk about your wishes with those closest to you. Record your wishes. Find out if your province/territory has legal documents regarding planning for future health care. For the full article and others like it you can visit www.alzheimer.ca     … Read entire article »

Nipissing and Area Food Charter

Nipissing and Area Food Charter

Everyone is welcome to join in at the launch of the Nipissing and Area Food Charter Enjoy some refreshments made with local food and get your picture taken in the Food for All Photo Booth! Where: The Capitol Centre, 2nd floor, RBC Galaxy Lounge When: Tuesday November 17th from 11am -12pm Why: To celebrate our community’s vision of a healthy sustainable food system. GROWING OUR FOOD CONNECTIONS IN … Read entire article »

Senior’s Day Luncheon

Here are our pictures from our Seniors Day Luncheon!   … Read entire article »