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Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care
in Durham Region

Leading Industry Experts in Alzheimer's and Dementia Care

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive and degenerative brain disease and the most commonly known form of dementia.

What you may not know, is Dementia is not a specific disease. It’s an overall term used to describe a group of symptoms specific to memory loss and other cognitive impairments, serious enough to interfere with your loved one’s daily activities.

If your loved one is suffering from Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, caring for them can take a tremendous toll on your own physical and emotional well-being.

As the leading industry experts in Alzheimer's and dementia care, you can trust Senior Helpers® to make your loved one's life and yours, much easier and more enjoyable.


In-Home Alzheimer’s Care and Support Services in Durham Region

We will work with you to create a customized home care plan that changes as your loved one's needs change.



Senior Gems®: Helping Caregivers Assess and Provide Care for Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia in Durham Region



The Senior Gems® is based on proven techniques, strategies, and overall approach to care which was created and developed by Teepa Snow, Positive Approach, LLC.

These strategies and techniques are used to provide support and safe care for your loved one from normal aging through late-stage dementia.
Our program allows us to focus on what is precious and unique about your loved one and help them to continue to live a purposeful life at home.



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The Senior Gems® system allows our trained Caregivers to:

  • Identify the characteristics of different stages of dementia
  • Understand what a person can still do based on a gem level
  • Use specific strategies based on gem level to care for our seniors.
  • Create the best plan for caring for the individual long term



Happy-CoupleWhy Senior Gems®?

The Senior Gems® helps families and caregivers prepare and care for those loved ones who are living with dementia.

If your loved one is showing signs of dementia, you can benefit from the concepts and the tips that the Senior Gems® provides.

Extensive Training

Our care team has extensive training and experience in providing the right level of individual care and support, while carefully monitoring everything from medication to daily activities.

Our goal is to create a positive environment and activities that focus on what your loved one is still able to do, not what they can no longer do. We do this through our Senior Gems® program.

From hours of introductory training to on-going training delivered both online and in-person throughout the year, our caregivers are prepared to help your loved one live comfortably and safely at home.

How Senior Helpers Uses
Senior Gems®

Senior Helpers works closely with renowned dementia care specialist, Teepa Snow, OTR/L, of Positive Approach, LLC to create and prepare comprehensive training programs for Senior Helpers caregivers throughout the country. This ensures each senior receives the right kind of care for their unique situation.

A sample care plan for your loved one may include activities that:

  • Encourage engagement in daily life
  • Create opportunities for social interaction
  • Stimulate the brain
  • Reminiscence therapy



Senior Helpers® would be honoured to serve your family, giving you peace of mind and the safe care your loved one deserves.

Call us today to learn more about caregiving for your loved one with Alzheimer's, dementia, Parkinson's or another chronic disease



(905) 426-7200


If you are not located in the Durham Region,  contact our head office and we'll be happy to help you.