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December 17th, 2012
Driving Independence for Seniors

Driving Independence for Seniors

Aging brings changes in vision, hearing, flexibility and reaction time – all of which affect ability and confidence behind the wheel. Keeping in mind that winter driving tests the skills of even the most experienced drivers, now might be the time for a driver from Premier Homecare Services. If not, aging-related speed bumps don’t need

November 27th, 2012
Replace Demeaning Phrase “Parenting the Parent” with “Caring for a Parent”

Replace Demeaning Phrase “Parenting the Parent” with “Caring for a Parent”

When caring for an elderly parent there are days when you have probably thought to yourself that YOU feel like the parent and oh, how things have changed! Your mother or father who have been a guiding force in your life, are now dependent on you as you once were on them. If you have

October 29th, 2012
Lifelong Learning Helps Us As We Age

Lifelong Learning Helps Us As We Age

Active Aging includes keeping our minds active, as well as our bodies.  It’s a no-brainer that remaining mentally and physically active throughout our lives helps prevent cognitive and physical decline as we age.  Baby Boomers have been quick to understand this, as seen in trends in education and fitness. Look at trends in education and

October 10th, 2012
Continuity of Care in the Home

Continuity of Care in the Home

At Premier we know that continuity of care is extremely important for our clients. Of the many complaints we hear about other homecare organizations, one of the most common is the lack of “continuity of care.”  With the CCAC program and some homecare companies, you can never be sure who will be coming to care

September 20th, 2012
Premier Remains an Industry Leader with Accreditation Canada

Premier Remains an Industry Leader with Accreditation Canada

We’ve been told time and again that we don’t toot our Premier horn nearly enough. In truth, we do have a lot to be proud of so we thought we’d indulge a little today. Not many of Canada’s homecare companies are accredited, but we are! In early 2008, we successfully underwent a comprehensive assessment by

September 20th, 2012
Premier Remains an Industry Leader with Accreditation Canada

Premier Remains an Industry Leader with Accreditation Canada

We’ve been told time and again that we don’t toot our Premier horn nearly enough.  In truth, we do have a lot to be proud of so we thought we’d indulge a little today. Not many of Canada’s homecare companies are accredited, but we are! In early 2008, we successfully underwent a comprehensive assessment by

September 5th, 2012
Balancing Life with the Care of Aging Parents

Balancing Life with the Care of Aging Parents

September feels like a fresh start, an exciting beginning and a busy time for baby boomers trying to balance life – caring for aging parents, a professional working life and family responsibilities.  Balance is the key to life we’re told, but the question is how to achieve this state of contentment – where tasks complete

August 21st, 2012
How to Recognize Early Memory Loss

How to Recognize Early Memory Loss

Starting to recognize uncharacteristic memory loss can be confusing and even terrifying, and often loved ones are embarrassed to mention it. Memory loss that becomes a pattern and not an occasional isolated event may be of concern.  The misplacement of keys or getting to the supermarket only to forget what you came for is normal,

July 30th, 2012
IN THE PRESS – The Canadian Business Journal Features Premier Homecare Services

IN THE PRESS – The Canadian Business Journal Features Premier Homecare Services

The Canadian Business Journal interviews David J. Watson, President of Premier Homecare Services, in a feature article “Premier Homecare Services Home Sweet Homecare” (July 2012 edition). The article highlights Premier’s tailored care plans to best suit clients’ needs and situation, carefully matching the client with the caregiver. Watson explains, “We hold information meetings with families,

July 16th, 2012
Active Minds Cognitive Therapy Makes Life Better for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Clients

Active Minds Cognitive Therapy Makes Life Better for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Clients

If you’re caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia, you don’t need  to resign yourself to being the constant witness to the cognitive decline of your loved one, slowly watching them slip away. There are options, and that’s why Premier Homecare Services is so proud to bring you our Active Minds Cognitive Therapy


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