Caring companionship when family can’t be there

Caring companionship when family can’t be there

Evelyn* was diagnosed with dementia and her adult children knew she needed some additional assistance. Although she was living at a facility, they wanted to make sure their mom had someone they could trust to accompany her on walks, take her out for coffee, and spend...
Temporary caregiving until you’re back on your feet

Temporary caregiving until you’re back on your feet

Olivia* was having a tough time: with three children (one of who had asthma and braces on his legs) to look after, plus dealing with a disability herself that made it difficult to move around, as well as a husband that worked long hours with extensive travel, she knew...
The Power of Positive Spirits

The Power of Positive Spirits

Gladys was dealing with injury after a bad fall and preparing for an upcoming cataract surgery when her grandchildren hired Comforts of Home – Care to help her out. She was delighted to have a caregiver in her life to enjoy some of her favourite activities...
Caregiving Is Not Babysitting

Caregiving Is Not Babysitting

When Bev* began requiring extra help and could no longer take care of daily tasks on her own as a result of dementia, she grew frustrated. She felt smothered and didn’t like the idea of being “babysat.” Bev was used to being independent for such a long time that it...
Family When Family Can’t Be There…

Family When Family Can’t Be There…

As Pat* aged, more and more health issues began cropping up. She was about to be put in a home because she could no longer do things by herself at home, and this was distressing both to her and her family.  That’s when her daughter found Comforts of Home – Care....