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Helping seniors get into the holiday spirit

For many seniors, the holidays can be a less than joyous occasion. Thankfully there are ways to make sure that seniors feel included and are a part of the holiday cheer.

  • 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.

  • Tuesday Tips for Planning Safe Events: Identifying Risks

    Remember that identifying all potential risks is key to organizing a safe event. Be diligent when determining the incidents you need to be prepared for in order to make sure you’ve considered every possible risk.

  • Top 3 reasons to have event medical services at your next event

    When planning an event there can be an overwhelming number of factors to consider. Amidst deciding on a number of details such as theme, food, entertainment, music, etc., it’s important that you also plan for the safe execution of your event so that it remains a positive experience for everyone involved.

  • Tuesday tips for planning safe events: interactive orientation and training

    To ensure that your event runs smoothly and safely, it is important to know that your staff/volunteers are properly trained on their duties and responsibilities prior to the event taking place.

  • Tuesday tips for planning safe events: delegate a strong leader

    A safe event requires a leader who is competent, can maintain control, is willing to cooperate, and has excellent communication skills. Here is why these qualities are important for the success of your event:

  • Tuesday tips for planning safe events: get the right insurance

    No matter the size of your event or how well prepared you are, unforeseen incidents do occur. Having the proper insurance can make a huge difference when it comes to protecting you and your client’s from legal dispute over accidents that may occur during your event.