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Home care for seniors living with complex conditions - it really is possible

The right long term care solution can empower seniors to remain independent in their homes even while managing complex, chronic disease conditions. Evidence has shown that keeping seniors in their own homes improves their quality of life and keeps them safe from infection.

  • Soins de santé

    Spectrum Health Care est une vaste organisation de soins infirmiers et d'aide familiale qui procure des services de santé communautaires depuis 1977.

  • Get help with cancer care

    If you, a family member or a friend have been diagnosed with cancer you may be feeling worried, scared or even lost. Here are a few helpful tips to remember during your health care journey.

  • Get help with senior care

    A vast majority of seniors are choosing to stay in their own homes to receive care. You may find yourself joining the over two million families in Canada who are informal caregivers to their loved ones. If you are about to embark on the journey of family caregiving here are some helpful tips to keep in mind.

  • Helpful links to various health care organizations

    If you or your loved one are looking for organizations that can help you navigate your current health care journey, please see the following helpful links.

  • Dale is our March Employee of the Month!

    Dale Heaney, from our Kitchener and Waterloo branch, was chosen as our Seniors for Seniors March Employee of the Month because of her positive attitude and passion for helping her clients. Here are some questions we asked Dale about her experience being a Senior Companion at Seniors for Seniors.

  • Self-care is important!

    Self-care can have a life-long impact on your health and well-being. Today we look at the International Self-Care Foundation’s “Seven Pillars of Self-Care” as well as our top recommendation on how you can love and care for one of the most important people in your life - you!

  • You are not alone

    We asked our Spectrum Health Care employees to share encouraging words that they would say to individuals dealing with a mental illness. Here is what they had to say.

  • Let's keep the conversation going

    Bell’s Let's Talk initiative strives to help eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness. Thank you to all the employees who shared words of encouragement. Let's continue talking about the importance of mental health today and every day!

  • Spectrum has the best nurses!

    We at Spectrum Health Care are proud to celebrate the achievements of our amazing team of nurses. This year we had a luncheon where our CEO, Lori Lord, and other members of our senior management team were able to show their appreciation to our nurses on a job well done.

  • Spectrum staff gets some lessons in health and safety

    From fitness boot camps to guest speaks from Achieve Health and the Alzheimer's Society check out the highlights from this year's Health and Safety Conferences.