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From Firefighter to Entrepreneur

This former fire captain is reigniting his career with a home care franchise 10,000 people turn 65 in North America every day, and more seniors are saying they’d rather age at home. The home care industry is flourishing--it’s valued at $84 billion in the US alone--and as Boomers start to hit their 70s, that value [...]

2017-10-20T21:02:14+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Entrepreneurship|

Press Release: New Province-Wide Support Program Helps Peritoneal Dialysis Patients Maintain Care At Home

October 4, 2017 Vancouver, BC – The BC Renal Agency and Nurse Next Door have introduced a new assisted care program that will ensure peritoneal dialysis patients living with physical or cognitive challenges can remain independent. Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a life-saving, home-based treatment for patients whose kidneys no longer function normally. By providing the [...]

2017-10-04T09:23:50+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Entrepreneurship, News & Awards|

Humanizing Senior Home Care

Nurse Next Door's Website Redesign Humans are emotional beings. The first thing we do when we enter this world is show emotion -- we cry, laugh, love, scowl and hug. We experience a range of emotions as we grow: fear and joy, anger and surprise. Neuroscientist, Antonio Damasio, argues that “emotions play a central role [...]

2017-08-11T10:18:33+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Entrepreneurship, Systems & Support|

Forbes Article: Embrace A Culture Of Self-Leadership To Stay Agile As You Scale

How can you create a faster, leaner culture of accountability and encourage autonomy in your organization? Check out this article by Chris Cancialosi, Forbes Contributor, featuring Nurse Next Door's President and CEO, Cathy Thorpe, on embracing a culture of self-leadership to stay agile as you scale: Nurse Next Door lets parents keep living their [...]

2017-06-22T17:34:44+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Entrepreneurship|