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Hi there! I hope everyone had a refreshing start to the spring season! I want to jump right in and talk about an extremely valuable funding opportunity from Alberta Health Services-Self Managed Care (SMC). SMC provides Albertans who are approved … MORE

The Power of Podcasts!


The Power of Podcasts I always feel the need to spice up monotonous or less stimulating tasks with some type of background noise. The easy way out is usually to reach for the remote and accidently end up finishing the … MORE

Happy March!


Hi Everyone, Happy March! Spring is right around the corner and I could not be more excited! This month I want to write about a specific approach to dementia care that has gained recognition and support throughout the community-The Best … MORE

Hi Everyone! Happy February!


I hope you all had a wonderful start to 2017. This month I wanted to chat about an important aspect of healthy aging-healthy cognitive aging! What does cognition involve? The list is quite long, but it includes aspects such as … MORE

Happy New Year!


Hi Everyone! Sending you and your families the warmest wishes for the happiest 2017 filled with joy, peace, and love. I hope the holidays filled your hearts with memories you can cherish for a lifetime! In this month’s blog, I … MORE

Hospices in YYC

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Hi Everyone! I hope you had a remarkable November and eagerly await the December festivities that are fast approaching. This month I took a look into three hospice facilities to provide you with some information about the characteristics that you … MORE

Welcome Paulina to AspenCare!


Hi there! My name is Paulina and I am beyond excited to be the new contributor to our very own Aspen Care Blog. Feel free to reach out to me with any ideas you may have. As a recent graduate … MORE

Alberta Health Link

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Health Link (403-943-5465 Calgary or 1-866-408-5465 toll free) is an Alberta Health Services (AHS) affiliated telephone service that is known for “helping people avoid trips to the emergency room.” They primarily offer symptom-based advice, but can also be a very … MORE

Acting as your spouse’s caregiver: relationship complexities

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A spouse’s diagnosis of life-limiting illness is a roller coaster in itself. Without conscious decision, you find yourself coming into the role of caregiver: taking notes at doctors appointments, picking up medication and ensuring that it has been dispensed properly, … MORE

So I think I’m interested in palliative home care – who will provide the medical equipment and supplies needed in my home?

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Hello Calgary! I have my fingers crossed that warm weather is just around the corner. I hope you are all staying healthy and warm on this rainy day. After the last blog on the AHS palliative home care program, we … MORE