4 Awesome Tech Devices for Elder Care

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Employment | No Comments
4 Awesome Tech Devices for Elder Care

Conventional wisdom dictates that technology is a tough sale to the elderly. While that may be true, one would presume that their (younger) caregivers are more open-minded about it. With the emergence of big data, cloud-based platforms and mobile computing, there is no excuse for elder care aides to be stingy on the available technologies […]

Giving Back to the Baby Boomers

Posted by on Dec 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Giving Back to the Baby Boomers

These days, Health Care Aides are needed more than ever to meet the long-term care needs of Baby Boomers . If you’ve ever taken a history or social class in high school, then you know exactly what happened in 1945. One of the greatest wars had just finished after the US dropped uranium and plutonium bombs […]

A Winning Attitude is Key to Success for Health Care Aides

Posted by on Sep 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
A Winning Attitude is Key to Success for Health Care Aides

Health Care Aides have one of the most important positions in the workforce. In today’s economy, many people find themselves working at jobs where they earn a decent paycheck, but feel no real sense of accomplishment, and struggle to feel as though they are contributing to the world. Health Care Aides, on the other hand, […]

How to Survive a Recession

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
How to Survive a Recession

We have all heard the term “recession” lately and I know that some people are wondering, what does the term “recession” really mean and how does it affect us as Calgarians? A recession is when our economy’s growth decreases and people start spending less money. This causes prices to go down, leading to a decrease in […]

Who Will Care for Canada’s Elderly?

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Who Will Care for Canada’s Elderly?

Seniors represent the fastest growing age group in Canada. The 2011 census reported that almost 15% of Canadians were 65 years or older, and this population is expected to double by 2036, while the number of those over 80 is expected to quadruple by 2051. With the first of the baby boomers turning 65 in 2011, for the first […]

Dementia in Canada

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Dementia in Canada

Dementia is an increasing health issue in Canada. As our largest segment of the population, the baby boomers continue to age over the next few decades; this health issue will continue to magnify. Family members are the first line of support to dementia patients.  Caring for a person that is mentally or physically impaired can […]

Aging Baby Boomer Population Causes an Increase in the Demand for Health Care Aides

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Aging Baby Boomer Population Causes an Increase in the Demand for Health Care Aides

An article written by Bill Curry from The Globe and Mail indicates that from the years 2006 to 2011, the baby boomer population has increased by over 14% percent. More people over the age of 65 are retiring from the workforce than young adults over the age of 15 are entering. People from the ages […]

5 Advantages to Obtaining a Health Care Aide Certificate

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
5 Advantages to Obtaining a Health Care Aide Certificate

Given that you can get a job as a Health Care Aide without a formal education, many wonder why they should bother going to school for it. The answer is better opportunities. It does not take much to realize that applicants who have completed a certification program hold an advantage over non-certified candidates. 1. Employers have […]

What Exactly is Home Health Care?

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
What Exactly is Home Health Care?

Health Care Aide Our new Health Care Aide students begin their program at ABM College this week! This is an exciting time for these students and we wish them all the best on their journey in becoming Health Care Aide’s! One of the places a Health Care Aide can work is in home health care. […]

Alzheimer’s Disease, reduce the risk

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The MIND diet has been linked to significant reduction of the risk of development of Alzheimer’s, researchers announced. Professor Martha Clare Morris and her team combined elements of the Mediterranean diet with elements of DASH — a diet aimed at combating high blood pressure, to create MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neuro-degenerative Delay). The study was […]