World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15th was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Here are some unsettling facts from the Canadian Nurse magazine regarding elder abuse: -an estimated 80% of elder abuse goes undetected -there are 5 forms of elder abuse: neglect, psychological abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, and financial abuse -an estimated 4-10% of Canadian seniors experience abuse from […]

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Bowel Health

Bowel health is something that everyone should be thinking about. Unfortunately we usually forget about our bowels – except for when there is a problem! It can then become suddenly very clear how important bowel health is. Experts have said that anything less than 1 bowel movement per day is not an optimal bowel pattern. […]

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Walk for Muscular Dystrophy

On May 26, 2013, Qualicare South Island support a great cause by volunteering in the 6th Annual Walk for Muscular Dystrophy in Victoria. We met so many great people, many of whom have been personally affected by Muscular Dystrophy. Qualicare South Island owner Jerry Stenberg had a brother and a nephew die of Muscular Dystrophy, […]

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