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Living Assistance Services Toronto

Living Assistance Services Toronto

Living Assistance Services was founded because a growing number of families often expressed frustration that they had few alternatives other than to place their loved ones in a nursing home facility. The Director, David Porter, CPCA, personally disc....View Business Profile
Selectacare

Selectacare

No matter where you choose to live our home care services are there for you. Whether at home, in a care facility or during a brief stay in hospital, a little assistance can provide the important extras that make day to day living a little bit eas....View Business Profile
Ogden Funeral Homes

Ogden Funeral Homes

Helping families to create meaningful, relevant final tribute in keeping with your personal tastes, cultural background and religious preferences is something we do best.

 

We have worked very hard to keep our funeral prices at an....View Business Profile




Category Description
  • A non-residential facility providing activities for elderly and/or disabled individuals. Most centers operate 10 – 12 hours per day and provide meals, social/recreational outings, and general supervision.
  • Adult assisted living and nursing homes with special care units for those individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
  • Residential communities that provide supervision or assistance with the activities of daily living including meals, housekeeping, personal care services and offer social events and recreation.
  • Cancer can be treated by surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, monoclonal antibody therapy or other methods. The choice of therapy depends upon the location and grade of the tumor and the stage of the disease, as well as the general state of the patient.
  • Chiropractic  (6)
    Chiropractic care involves spinal and extremity adjustive techniques, physical therapies, soft tissue therapies, dietary and nutritional counseling, exercise and fitness counseling and many other safe and natural methods to improve health and prolong a vibrant and productive life.
  • Dentistry is the branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area. Treatments include restorative (fillings, crowns, bridges), prosthetic (dentures) and implants, endodontic (root canal) therapy, periodontal (gum) therapy, and exodontia (extraction of teeth), as well as oral surgery.
  • Dialysis is used to clean individual's blood when one or both kidneys are defective or absent, and to remove excess accumulation of drugs or chemicals in the blood.
  • Elder law is a specialized area of legal practice, covering estate planning, wills, trusts, arrangements for care, social security, retirement benefits, Medicaid planning, protection against elder abuse and other services involving older persons.
  • Financial planning services for adults and seniors including; advice, investments retirement planning, reverse mortgage, tax, debt relief, and bill paying services.
  • Burial and cremation pre-planning services.
  • Geriatric Care Manager is a health and human services specialist who acts as a guide, advocate, and resource for families caring for older relatives and persons with disabilities.
    Life Care Planning Nurses are patient advocates/consultants who assess home and safety issues identify and coordinate care plans in collaboration with the healthcare team and family.
  • Audiologist professionals who work with people who have hearing, balance, and related ear problems. Retail stores for hearing aid devices.
  • Personal care agencies provide care by an in-home aide that includes: housekeeping, meal preparation, hygiene assistance, transportation, and light housekeeping.
  • Home health care companies or agencies provide part-time or intermittent skilled nursing care, and other skilled care services like physical therapy, occupational and speech-language pathology services. Some home health agencies also provide private-duty RN or LPN care.
  • Home modification services improve accessibility and home safety for the elderly and disabled.
  • Hospice Care is holistic care that focuses on improving the quality of life for persons and their families faced with a life-limiting illness. The primary goals of hospice care are to provide comfort, relieve physical, emotional, and spiritual suffering, and promote the dignity of terminally ill persons. Palliative Care is specialized medical care for people facing serious and chronic illness. It focuses on relief from symptoms, pain, and stress—whatever the diagnosis. The goal is to improve quality of life for both patient and family.
  • Medical treatment centers. Rehabilitation centers offer physical, speech and occupational therapy services.
  • Professional residential home cleaning and repair services.
  • Health insurance providers for Medicare, Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, long-term care insurance, life insurance and life settlements.
  • Home delivered meals and locations where seniors gather for a meal.
  • 24 hour medical alert services and home safety products for independent living.
  • Medical products and medical care equipment.
  • Mobility equipment including manual wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs, electric mobility scooters, wheelchair and scooter lifts, chair lifts, stair lifts and ramps.
  • A nursing home is a skilled nursing residential facility for people who require constant nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily living. Residents may also receive physical, occupational, and other rehabilitative therapies following an accident or illness.
  • Home or facility pet care providers.
  • Pharmacies  (5)
    Retail Stores for medications and medical products.
  • A medical professional who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and disability in adults.
  • A certified senior specialist SRES® realtor is astute to the financial and emotional challenges senior clients face when they sell a long-held family home. Senior move specialist assists older adults with downsizing and later life transitional moves.
  • Active Living Community: is a planned real estate or apartment community for active seniors 55 plus with resort-style amenities.

    Retirement Communities: consist of homes, condominiums or apartments, where residents over age of 55 maintain an independent lifestyle. Some amenities that could be included are community dining services, social events, clubhouse and recreational sport facilities, transportation, laundry and housekeeping.

    Continuing Care Retirement Communities: offer living services specified by contract for the remainder of a resident’s life. These range from housekeeping services to skilled nursing care.
  • Apartment communities designed for adults 55 and older who are in good health and wish to live independently near other seniors.
  • Stair Lifts  (0)
  • Special transportation services for the elderly or disabled.
  • Ophthalmology physicians who provide comprehensive eye care, including medical, surgical and optical care. Retail stores for visual aid devices and testing.



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