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Caregiver Resources

At Paramed, we know that finding the right information about what supports and services are available can sometimes be challenging for our clients and families.

At ParaMed, we help families because we know that it is so important that our caregivers do not wear out before their loved ones do. When the need for practical, physical and emotional support is continuous, it can be difficult to do so alone, no matter how much you love the person needing care. With ParaMed’s services, we can help you postpone or avoid the expense and emotional turmoil associated with placing your loved one in a nursing home.

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Nutrition for Seniors – Information & Tips for Caregivers

Healthy eating plays a vital role in our well-being and longevity at any age. However, it becomes especially important later in life since seniors are ...

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How to Prevent Caregiver Burnout

How to Prevent Caregiver Burnout: Tips to Avoid Exhaustion In 2012, Statistics Canada reported that more than 8 million Canadians provided informal care to a family ...

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MEDIA RELEASE

For immediate release: May 21, 2019 For more information please contact: Carolyn Plummer President and CEO Haliburton Highlands Health Services cplummer@hhhs.ca Phone: 705-457-2527 Health Services ...

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Warning: Scammers using ParaMed name

ParaMed isn’t so much a workplace as it is a care-place. When you choose to build your career with ParaMed, you’re joining a team dedicated ...

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Words of Appreciation

I am emailing you to let you know that I really appreciate the care I received from two particular workers that each come 3 times ...

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ParaMed staff and male client memory care session

Reduce your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias

We are reminded that ageing is the biggest factor for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. This cannot be changed. However, there are lots of things ...

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Immunization Program | ParaMed

Why Do We Need A New Flu Shot Every Year?

Did you know????? Every year millions of Canadians become infected with the flu, usually in late fall to early spring. Some people are only mildly affected, ...

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What is the difference between a cold and flu?

Flu and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses but they are caused by different viruses. Because these two types of illnesses have similar symptoms, ...

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Caregiver Resources | ParaMed

How Long Can I Keep My Family at Home?

Most people prefer to remain in their own homes, and sometimes that’s possible—with some help. Resources in the community such as meal delivery service, “friendly ...

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ParaMed Home Health Care | Office Staff

Funding Options

You Have Options… Private Funding - You may choose to purchase ParaMed services on your own, or Government Funding - You may qualify for government ...

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Funding Options | ParaMed

Client Rights

Our clients (adults and children) are unique individuals who are entitled to be protected and respected. At ParaMed, our employees make the following commitments to ...

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Choosing a Home Care Provider | ParaMed

Choosing A Provider

Questions to Ask When Choosing A Health Care Provider. Selecting your home health care provider is an important decision. ParaMed would like to offer the ...

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Caregiver Relief | Paramed Home Health Care

Caregiver Burnout

In order to remain healthy so that you can continue to be a caregiver, you must be able to see your own limitations and learn ...

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