Welcome Wisdom

The Importance of Hydration

July 25, 2019 — by Ginger McMurchie, ECMNCA Owner & Care Manager It is that time of year again when temperatures soar, air conditioners cycle on, and many of us hunker down indoors. We exercise early, get our errands and shopping done when it is cool and go from car to air-conditioned building. When we are young our bodies... Read More

Family Celebrations

July 2, 2018 — by Jacqueline Ramsay, ECM Care Manager Summer is here. School is out, graduations, weddings and celebration are in the air. This is a time to gather the generations-but what does that mean for a loved one who may be ill, isolated or has dementia. With some careful planning, everyone can enjoy the festivities. When planning... Read More

Surviving the sweltering summer heat!

June 4, 2018 — by Denise MacDonald, RN Care Manager For most of us, summer is a great time of the year, with warmer temperatures leading to more outdoor activities, vacation time, and more family time. While we enjoy our time outdoors in the sun, there are several heat-related conditions that can be serious or even life-threatening. Overexposure to... Read More