Kiana Lee

19
Jul

Our Guide to Aging Well and Living Life to the Fullest

When we’re younger, we dread getting older, greyer and not quite so physically attractive as we used to be. However, these are all unimportant visual aspects of life, and as the years go by, we tend to develop an appreciation or even outright fascination with ageing. Today, let’s explore some ways to age well, in the sense of making the

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12
Jul

Is Anxiety Relief Found in the Dirt?

Do you struggle with anxiety? Or, perhaps a friend or loved one is living with such a disorder. Regardless, there’s no denying that stress can have a dramatically negative impact on how we handle everyday life.  However, is being a “clean freak” detrimental to our ability to tackle anxiety head-on? Recent studies have indicated we might be inadvertently eliminating a

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21
Jun

Understanding Grief: Not Moving On, but Moving Forward

There’s no “moving on” from grief – we simply carry it forward with us and hope for it to fade away over time. However, not everyone grieves the loss of a loved one the same way. In fact, many people experience instances where shock and surprise numb our emotional reactivity, such as crying. At other times, hysteria and drama can

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12
Jun

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Elder abuse is a subject that many of us struggle to discuss comfortably. It’s a deep-rooted, widespread issue that affects 1 in 6 seniors. At Qualicare Waterloo, patient comfort, wellness and satisfaction mean everything to us. We stand by our elder patients and their families, and our goal is to raise awareness of how everyone deserves fair treatment and appropriate

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24
May

“Love Languages” in the Workplace: What are They?

Have you ever heard of love languages? This is a term for methods coined back in 1995 with Gary Chapman’s go-to psychology resource, The Five Love Languages. These are normally classified as different forms of communication between romantic partners such as spouses, but did you know that there are “love languages” in the workplace environment as well? Chapman followed-up with

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17
May

Spring Cleaning the Mind: Unclutter for a Healthier Perspective!

Ever taken a look at your daily life and felt really overwhelmed? It’s okay; you’re not alone! Millions of people around the world experience the same thing, and it can be due to several factors including stress from work, raising a family, your current financial situation, and more. Today, let’s dive into why spring cleaning the mind and learning to

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26
Apr

Humour and Laughter in Palliative Care

Palliative care can be a difficult process for patients and loved ones to face. However, it’s important to face the inevitable with peace of mind as best as possible. Besides ensuring professional medical care, don’t forget about maintaining a positive atmosphere to keep everyone in good spirits — continue making memories, sharing joy and laughter despite the situation. Building and

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19
Apr

Healing Your Relationships After a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), it can be exhausting and challenging to make a relationship work as is. Even with all the determination, love and passion in the world, it will never make things the same as before, but maybe that is not necessarily a bad thing. It’s possible to heal and

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29
Mar

In-Home Care is the Solution to Hospital Overcrowding, and We’re Hiring!

Are you eager to make a difference in the everyday lives of local residents? There are many ways to do so, but lately, local healthcare facilities such as hospitals have their hands full – and that’s an understatement! Therefore, where else can you help? That’s where Qualicare Waterloo comes in – we’re hiring for all sorts of positions, particularly in

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22
Mar

Change is Good: Learning to Act on S.M.A.R.T Goals

Did you make a New Year’s resolution earlier this year that you’re having a hard time fulfilling? Don’t worry; it happens to most of us. That said, what if making the change you seek is easier than you believe? There are some ways you can train your mind to adapt more efficiently to life adjustments, making it easier to stick

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