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Helpful Content for Home Care & Senior Care Services

Many older adults believe they don’t need in-home support or care.

Listen to our audio message to get some tips on how to respectfully suggest support or care to a loved one.

Senior Physical Therapy at Home

Senior Physical Therapy at Home

Senior Physical Therapy As seniors age, physical therapy often becomes a crucial part of maintaining their health and independence. Did you know Senior Physical Therapy can easily be done at home. Whether it's due to a fall, a medical condition, or simply the effects...

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Alleviating Caregiver Stress: A Focus on Stress Awareness Month

Alleviating Caregiver Stress: A Focus on Stress Awareness Month

April marks Stress Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about stress and its impact on our lives. For caregivers, stress can be a significant challenge as they navigate the complexities of caring for their loved ones. In this article, we’ll explore the causes of caregiver stress and discuss effective strategies caregivers can use to alleviate stress and prioritize self-care.

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Comprehensive Home Care Services

Comprehensive Home Care Services

This article discusses the various aspects of home care services, which are designed to support individuals in their homes and enhance their quality of life.
It highlights the importance of companionship, personal care, meal preparation, light housekeeping, and additional support services tailored to each client’s needs.
The article also emphasizes the role of caregivers in providing emotional support, promoting mental well-being, and enabling clients to maintain their independence and lifestyle.

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Resources

One of our goals at Approved Healthcare is to inform you about programs and services that are available to help ease your financial burden from healthcare costs.

The following are programs that may apply to your health care needs, as well as how to save on private caregiver service costs. Click on any of the program headings below to get more details.

Dental Care for Low-Income Seniors

Did you know there are discounted Healthcare Programs available, and not just for seniors but people who have serious health issues?

We want to help you to Get Informed!

Dental care for low-income seniors

Learn how to access free, routine dental care for eligible seniors 65 years or older, through the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program. The program is designed to support low-income seniors.

Eligibility 

You can apply for the program if you:

  • are 65 years of age or older
  • are a resident of Ontario
  • meet the income requirements.
  • have no other form of dental benefits, including private insurance or dental coverage under another government program such as Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program or Non-Insured Health Benefits

Click here to learn more:   https://www.ontario.ca/page/dental-care-low-income-seniors

Trillium Drug Program

The Trillium Drug Program helps Ontarians pay for their high prescription-drug costs. This plan covers more than 4,400 prescription drugs currently available through the Ontario Drug Benefits (ODB) Program

You should apply if you:

  • live in Ontario
  • have a valid Ontario health card number
  • do not have an insurance plan that pays for 100% of your drugs
  • spend about 4% or more of your after-tax household income on prescription-drug costs
  • do notalready qualify for the Ontario Drug Benefit* program

Details can be found on the website:

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-help-high-prescription-drug-costs

or by calling:

1-800-575-5386 (toll free)

1-800-387-5559 (TTY)

416-642-3038 (in Toronto area)

Ontario Drug Benefit Program (ODB)

You will qualify for the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program when you turn 65 years old or because of specific circumstances.

Click here to learn more:           

https://www.otip.com/Why-OTIP/News/What-You-Need-to-Know-About-the-Ontario-Drug-Benef

Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Do Not Pay HST!

If you are eligible to receive services from LHIN caregivers (lower rates), and you also have a private caregiver, then you do NOT have to pay HST for private care during the duration of receiving LHIN caregiver services.

Click here to find the LHIN office in your area: http://www.lhins.on.ca/

Family Caregiver Tax Benefit Info - Tax credits for families who personally care for their loved ones.

The family caregiver amount (FCA) is a non-refundable tax credit that helps Canadians with the costs of caring for a dependent with a physical or mental impairment who is living with the taxpayer.

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Assistive Devices Program

If you have a long-term physical disability, you can get help paying for equipment and supplies when you qualify for the Assistive Devices Program.

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Approved Healthcare

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Etobicoke,
ON M9W 1R8

416-746-8840