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“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”

- Stephen R. Covey

The Family Council manual, Your...

Guest Blog by Christopher Klinger and Raza Mirza, National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE; http://www.nicenet.ca)

Having the opportunity to assist a loved one through the last years of their life can be one of the most difficult...

Last week’s Together We Care convention brought together over 1200 delegates to learn and network, all with the shared goal of improving long-term care and retirement communities Ontario. Organized by OLTCA (...

Each Family Council is unique and charts its own course in terms of its planning and operations. There are, however, four...

Co-authored by Samantha Peck, FCO, and Melissa McVie, OARC. Originally published in Seasons (2019), Ontario Association of Residents’ Councils.
 

According to the Long-Term Care Home’s...

Guest post by Emma R. Cook

It requires an incredible amount of strength to make the decision to put your spouse into long-term care. It’s an emotional and physical challenge learning how to do life without them with you at home. The good news is that there are ways to ease that...

Leadership has many definitions. One of my favourites defines leadership as: “a process of social influence, which maximizes the efforts of others...

By Lorraine Purdon, FCO Executive Director

For decades, Family Councils across Ontario have been at the forefront of initiatives to ensure...

Across the globe, Black History Month is an annual observance that takes place during the month of February. What began as a way to remember trailblazers and...

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