Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

#ilivewithdementia January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, an opportunity for all Canadians to increase their awareness of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, which continues to have a significant and growing impact across Canada. According to the Government of...

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....

The Future of Home Care Services in Manitoba

Did you know in December 2016, the Province of Manitoba issued a detailed 20 year report entitled: Future of Home Care Services in Manitoba? The review was commissioned to help develop a more current and comprehensive Home Care plan for the future, that will help to...

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...

An Introduction to Home Care Services in Manitoba

Did you know that Home care services were first established in Manitoba in September 1974? As a Manitoban, you should be very proud that it was the first of its kind in the country and is the oldest comprehensive, province-wide, universal service in Canada!...

Tips to Have a Personalized Home Care Service

Would you want a one-size-fits-all approach to your healthcare or home care services? Every person is completely unique and your care should definitely represent the things that make you who you are. The professionals who work with you need to take your preferences,...

Social Support for Older Adults

As you get older, a lot of things begin to change and cause you to miss out on activities that you once loved. You may not be able to be such an avid runner or to stroll along the shops for hours on end. Sometimes, you have to sacrifice some of your favorite...

Most Popular Activities in 55+ Communities

Many of the more popular communities for people ages 55 and over have a large assortment of activities for the residents. These classes and programs go far beyond the traditional bingo hall on a Friday evening. They encourage residents to get physically active and to...

Rehabilitation Through Occupational Therapy

Some conditions and procedures can seriously restrict your range of motion and your physical capabilities. They might render you unable to walk, perform daily living skills, or fix your own meals in the evening. Time simply won’t be enough to restore this motion back...

Are Home Care Services Tax Deductible?

Everyone wants to find a great way to save on their taxes at the end of the year. Many people flip through the rules and regulations regarding what tax deductions they can claim at the end of the year. This often provides them with a few extra dollars in their pocket....

When Is It Time to Start Visiting a Geriatrician?

As you age, you will have to make important care decisions that relate to your overall health. Your usual physician might not be the best-suited medial professional for your needs any longer. Seniors do have a need for specialized care that keeps their risk factors...

Condos for Elderly People in Winnipeg

Sometimes, you need to make a major move to find living quarters that are more accessible and manageable to you as an elderly person. The majority of people say that they would prefer to age in place, so you need to find a home that allows just that. The trick is...