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Are You Wondering What to take With You To The Assisted Care Facility:
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Why is Oral Hygiene Important?
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Miranda Ferrier started her career as a Personal Support Worker, and now works for PSW regulations and rights as president of OPSWA.
Please tell us about yourself, your educational background and how you got involved with Personal Support Workers
What is Alzheimer's?
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Are You Looking For a Gifts For Seniors To Help Prevent Falls?
It’s holiday season and it’s time to think of some Christmas gift ideas for your senior loved ones. Winter is not just cold, it’s difficult for a senior’s safety
Do You Suffer With Incontinence?
Many people in the later stages of life suffer from some form of incontinence. As a senior with incontinence, the first thing for you to know is that it’s normal. Many of your friends have the
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Find the Perfect Gift!
Are you looking for that perfect gift for Grandma and Grandpa? Maybe something better than the classic macaroni picture frame? You want to get something that you know they will love but that they can always use.
Sleeping. Everybody needs it. Many of us don’t get enough of it.
These are common truths that almost everyone knows. But recently, I had the opportunity to learn quite a bit more about sleep, and how it affects health.
I came away