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Safe at Home: Combine Design Sense with Common Sense (Canada)

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Top Five Reasons Seniors May Need to Leave Home (Canada)

Survey data sheds light on why homeowners may decide they cannot live independently anymore.

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7 Places Seniors Can Call Home (Canada)

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The Evolutions of Aging in Place (Canada)

Aging in place has evolved over the years thanks to the growth of the home care industry. Learn more about the different types of home care and the care continuum.

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