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Generational Values Predict Behaviours and Priorities

By Cynthia Hood  |  08 November 2017

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There is a shift occurring in our society. In the not too distant past, it was the exception rather than the rule for families to challenge care providers.

Understanding generational values is key to predicting behaviour and priorities. Go back 20 years in time when those who are in their 80’s today were in their 60’s and responsible for their parents. The foundation for that generation’s values came from their experiences during their childhood – the Depression and the second world war. 

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Don't Resist Change, Embrace It

By Alana Rennie  |  02 November 2017

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Change is the norm of our times. It is occurring exponentially. Whether we are asked to change what we do or how we do it, to undertake a project or to implement new software, how we respond to a change request determines how successful we will be.

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Dementia: Discussing Tomorrow's Needs and Challenges for Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes Today

By Brad Whittaker  |  18 October 2017

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The increase in the elderly population as the Boomer Generation ages (those born between 1946 and 1964) is well documented. Census Canada indicates that the elderly population will increase from 16.9% today to 23% by 2031. More significantly is the increase in those living to 85 and older. This latter point will result in a doubling of those suffering from Dementia (source: Alzheimer’s Society). Community support resources, hospitals, long term care and retirement homes have already begun to feel the impact of this increase today.

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