Archive | November, 2018

Long Term Care Home Uses Virtual Tours to Visit the Past

An Oshawa Long Term Care Home has adopted new technology that combines a stationary bicycle and Google Street View. These virtual tours provide people with dementia the opportunity to visit old memories as they pedal their way through videos of meaningful places they once lived and visited. Read more here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/bikearound-oshawa-1.4625642    

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The Importance of Having Culturally Appropriate Elder Care

It is very common for seniors to be admitted to long term care homes that don’t provide them with the cultural relevance they need in order to feel completely comfortable in their new environment. Many of these seniors feel isolated and uneasy about living in a home that is culturally inappropriate. Many of their cultural […]

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