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Black History Month

Black History Month, reflections from Freiheit staff​

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The Covid-19 pandemic exposed serious weaknesses within the Canadian healthcare system and amplified the disparities existing among healthcare workers drawn from racialized minority groups. In the context of an overwhelmingly racialized workforce, such as that serving long-term care homes, it begs the questions – how are Black Canadian healthcare workers coping with caring for the vulnerable sector when they are subject to such exacerbated disparities in every single aspect of the social determinants of health?

Certified Living Wage Employer

Why We Pay Living Wages

Caregivers are leaving home care because of poor wages. We are different. Freiheit Care recently became a certified Living Wage Employer.

Online Grocery

Shopping Online

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Our guide to shopping online will help you avoid the risks and even find some gems! Shopping online can help you stay safe at home.

Our Response to COVID-19

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The health and well being of everyone is exceedingly important. We care about our customers, our staff, and everyone’s families and loved ones.

It goes without saying that we are following all medical directives to keep everyone as safe as possible.

Here we have outlined some of the measures we are taking as as response to COVID-19, and some options available to you.


What is Polypharmacy?

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Polypharmacy, defined as the simultaneous use of medications to treat the same ailment, is plaguing our older adult population. It is estimated that 30-40% of seniors take 5 or more medications.

Palliative Care

Palliative Care At Home

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Palliative care is the term that refers to the care given to individuals experiencing severe, life-limiting illness. Also known as ‘comfort measures’, palliative care aims to relieve suffering and improve the quality of life for patients and their families. Palliative care is not treating the illness, but treating the symptoms that the illness produces. For this reason, palliative care is sometimes offered in conjunction with treating the primary illness.


Simple Tips to Promote Independence for Seniors

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Independence does not need to waiver as you get older. Older adults are at risk of becoming dependent on their caregiver to maintain their quality of life. As caregivers, it is our job to encourage seniors to do as much as they are capable of in order to promote their independence.

7 Simple Home Organization Tips For Seniors

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Home organization makes aging in place safer and easier for yourself or your aging loved one. We’ve compiled a list of 7 simple organization tips that can make your life at home easier and more organized while you continue to live independently.