Press Release: Spectrum Health Care partners with CIMT College for Personal Support Worker Scholarship
(Toronto, Ontario) Friday, September 6, 2019. Spectrum Health Care, in partnership with CIMT College, is pleased to announce the Spectrum Scholarship. The Spectrum Scholarship is a unique health care industry opportunity offered to a selected group of students who have demonstrated a commitment and passion to community care and are interested in entering the exciting and highly rewarding field of home care.
With cooler months ahead, the yearly influenza (the flu) will soon be making its dreaded appearance. The flu isn’t just a nuisance that occurs yearly, it can also wreak havoc in your personal and professional life. It is very contagious and can spread quickly around your household and workplace.
Spectrum Health Care Foundation is a national registered charity that was created by Spectrum to support the people and communities we serve. We had the pleasure of partnering with five organizations across the GTA so far this year. Continue reading to find out what our foundation has been doing in 2019:
According to the 2016 Census, for the first time in recorded Canadian history, one-person households ranked the most common household type, surpassing households of couples with children. This increase in solo living has raised the question of the possible impact of solo living on senior isolation and loneliness.
Canada’s population is aging. Almost one in seven Canadians were seniors in 2012; by 2030, that number will jump to nearly one in four. Additionally, the rising life expectancy for Canadian men is now 79 and 83 for women. Advances in health care and chronic disease management, along with greater awareness on healthy living, is largely behind this change. Whether aging Canadians require just a few care services or 24-hour care, there are plenty of options to suit their needs.