This morning, a large part of central Edmonton was hit with a power outage. Good news? It's in the middle of summer, the weather is...Read More "How to open the garage door when the power goes out."
Any Provider associated with Clover has successfully passed a Police Vulnerable Sector Check. ...why is this a big deal? A Vulnerable Sector Check verifies whether...Read More "Why is a Vulnerable Sector Check a Big Deal?"
Are you happy with your home as it is now? Are there leaks anywhere? Does it need a paint job? How about the roof? Unless...Read More "Home Maintenance: The Before and After"
A ceiling fan saves energy in both winter and summer - by recirculating furnace-warmed air in winter, and creating a cooling flow of air in...Read More "Ceiling Fans – Is Yours Ready for the Summer?"
As our parents age, we naturally take on a different role in their lives - one of those roles is coordinating housekeeping for them. If...Read More "6 Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Housekeeper for your Parents"
Creased carpets in the home of a senior represent a potential trip-hazard, and need to be fixed. If the Senior-resident has a mobility challenge, uses...Read More "6 Steps to Fix Creased Carpets – And Reduce a Trip Hazard"
Of course, I know that many seniors live alone, and cooking for one - and eating alone - just isn't fun. So, at that level,...Read More "Malnutrition Risk? 6 Quick Questions will Give you an Idea."
Well, it finally looks like the melt is on! That is of course the good news...the bad news is that all of this meltwater is...Read More "7 Things To Do Now, To Prevent Spring Melt-Water Damage"
As we approach the end of February, we've finally been released from the depths of winter's polar vortex. But it's still winter - and despite...Read More "The $3 Solution to Warmer Days and Cold Nights"
While the incredible deep-freeze has descended over us, there's still much that seniors need to do to keep their homes in peak condition - especially in...Read More "16 Mid-Winter Home Maintenance To-Do’s"
It's tempting, when we walk into Home Depot or Lowe's, to think that 'yeah, maybe I CAN do it' - when the reality is maybe...Read More "6 Ways to Determine if That DIY Project Should be Outsourced or Not"
Stairs - whether they are to the basement, the second floor, or from the deck - all present trip/fall risks for seniors. Because most seniors...Read More "Live easier at home – avoid the stairs."
One of the easiest things a senior can do to live easier at home is to identify and fix hidden dangers in their home. Moving...Read More "Removing fall-risk while making living at home easier."
Seniors Home Adaption Repair Program (SHARP); a government sponsored, home renovation financing program for Alberta seniors.Read More "Financing Renovations to Live Easier, at Home"