North River Home Care Blog

Christine Patnaude

Receptionist, Human Resource Assistant, Caregiver

Christine likes to stay busy, and it shows. She helps us with Human Resources and serves as a caregiver too.

Christine has always loved helping people and talking with the elderly, which drew her to homecare. She is incredibly proud to be a part of the North River team because she appreciates how caring and dedicated everyone is.

In addition to working at North River, Christine helps her elderly parents and assists an elderly neighbor. She is also a cantor at Our Lady of the Lake Church in Halifax.

Christine has been married to her husband, Kevin, for 28 years. They have two terrific adult children, Paul and Jayme.

If you would like to learn more about our team or any of the services we provide, please contact us today.


Missteps We All Make When Talking to Senior Parents & How to Communicate Better

It is always best to tell the truth, right? Even so there are times when some truths are better left unsaid or at least worded more positively, especially when talking with aging parents. Although we may have the finest of intentions in wanting to help senior parents navigate life, we are able to help prevent hurt feelings in our loved ones by rethinking statements such as the following:

  • Don’t you remember…?
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8 Life Issues You’re Bound to Face When Caring for an Aging Parent

As you start down the sometimes difficult road of caring for your parents, you’ll confront a range of challenges from the profound to the practical. You’ll find it’s a life-changing experience — one that’s often as inspiring as it is painful. To get you started, here’s a list of the important life issues you’ll face in the months and years to come:

  1. Understanding your parents’
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