Parkinson’s Care

As you may now know, Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the 2nd most common neurodegenerative disease in Canada, just behind Alzheimer’s. Daily, 25 Canadians are diagnosed; the majority of whom are over 60 years of age and young onset strikes some in their late teens. Unlike...

Traveling Outside of Manitoba With Private Home Care

As a home care client of Partners for Home and a participant in Manitoba's Self/Family Managed Care Program, I have experienced some things with regards to travel that other families should know. To begin with, if anything is a double edged sword, travel would be it....

An Introduction to Self and Family Managed Care

Our team understands that it can be difficult to find information about some of Manitoba’s Home Care programs online. We hope that you will find this section of our website informative and a valuable resource to assist you with your and your family’s information...

How To Help Seniors With Arthritis

As a caregiver, it is difficult to see your loved one experience pain. Arthritis is a chronic disease that is characterized by the swelling and stiffness of joints, which causes pain and a limited range of motion. It devastates many areas of the body, and depending on...

The Importance Of Socialization In Aging

We all know how vital it is to take care of our bodies and our brains as we age. But we often forget how essential our social needs are, too. The health benefits of socialization for older adults cannot be understated; it promotes physical, emotional, and mental...

How To Communicate To Parents With Dementia

Dementia is a progressive disease that results in the loss of cognitive functioning - things like reasoning, remembering, and thinking. Having a parent with dementia can make communication difficult. It’s hard to watch a loved one slowly forget themselves and their...

COVID-19 – Additional Precautions

Dear Clients and Employees:   Partners for Home’s current Pandemic Position is included below. As more facts become available, our Pandemic Plan can be expected to evolve. Our ultimate goal is to:   - Create a safe working environment for Employees and...