Tips & Tools
In this section you'll find curated content and resources to provide guidance and support for the safety and happiness of Canadian families.
We would like to help make selecting the right personal alert solution easier for everyone. In our Tips and Tools section, we collect and curate advice for both seniors and caregivers from professional, reputable sources.
The Ontario Caregiver Organization
The Ontario Caregiver Organization is a fantastic resource. It exists to support Ontario’s 3.3 million caregivers; ordinary people who provide physical and emotional support to a family member, partner, friend or neighbour.
The Caregivers’ Living Room
An informative blog written by a caregiver
Fall Prevention Tips
Unfortunately, falls are common, especially for those aged 65 or older. When a fall occurs, it can be life-changing for an individual, as well as their caregiver. But, with preventative measures, you can feel safe and secure in and out of your home. This section helps understand the risk factors associated with falls, along with how to prevent them.
At Red Dot Alerts™, we are proud to be connected with our are partners, together we help seniors live independent, mobile and safe lives.
Bruyère Helpline was established in 1986, in July 2018 Bruyère and FCi formed a new company called Red Dot Alerts™. Red Dot Alerts™ continues to champion the compassionate care associated with the much-respected Bruyère helpline. Our fully-managed suite of At-Home and On-The-Go safety services provide complete freedom & 24-hr peace-of-mind. Bruyère is a multi-site academic health care organization that is maximizing quality of life and helping people stay and return home. They deliver a wide variety of services in ageing and rehabilitation, medically complex, palliative, residential and primary care.
The Council on Aging of Ottawa
The Council on Aging of Ottawa is a bilingual, volunteer-based charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of seniors living in Ottawa. They strive to promote and champion the basic tenets of an inclusive, caring city and the importance of community-wide engagement with a special focus on the vulnerable and isolated. Seniors’ concerns and issues are identified and solutions are sought through forums, research projects and partnership networks.
The Champlainhealthline.ca is an innovative web portal that puts accurate and up-to-date information about health and community services at the fingertips of consumers and health and social services providers across the Champlain region of Ontario. The Champlainhealthline.ca provides easy access to a reliable source of data and empowers consumers to find the services they need close to home.
Launched in 2009, the Champlainhealthline.ca is becoming a popular source for health and social services information. Over 3000 service listings describe organizations and programs serving people who live in Ottawa, Renfrew county, Prescott and Russell, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry and North Lanark and North Grenville.
Home Instead Senior Care®
Helping seniors stay safe at home. Home Instead Senior Care knows that older adults need help now more than ever. As the premier home care company for seniors, they’ve been helping people age in their own homes for over 25 years.