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Food production in long-term care

By Dale Mayerson and Karen Thompson Ultimately, the goal in meal service in LTC is to ensure that the food and nutrition team achieves a...

Teen patients got dressed to the nine(tie)s for a prom-inspired after hours event

By Krista Pereira It was a blast to the past at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) on Friday, July 13 for the annual prom-inspired...

Dementia in long-term care

The number of Canadians over the age of 65 is growing significantly and so is the number of seniors living with dementia in the...

Defusing an angry or upset patient

By Lindsay Yoo and Certina Ho Healthcare providers, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other allied healthcare professionals, encounter many different scenarios during a typical shift;...

Combination of cognitive and motor training can slow down or reverse dementia

Researchers at York University’s Faculty of Health found that just 30 minutes of visually-guided movements per week can slow and even reverse the progress...

Searching for better glioblastoma treatment options and outcomes

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour Glioblastoma is the most common type of primary brain cancer in adults, with approximately 1,200 Canadians diagnosed with it each year,...

Our earliest memories may be forgotten but not lost

By Jessamine Luck When asked to think of their earliest memory, most would think of a time when they were four or five years old....

Better care with our whole heart

By Elise Copps Hamilton Health Sciences is the go-to centre for heart care in the Hamilton-Niagara-Halton-Brant region, taking on complex cases and using cutting edge...

Study explores challenging behaviours and emotions in young children

By Ellie Stutsman In 2015 Sonja Baker’s family grew from three to five when she gave birth to twin girls. Even as newborns the twins,...

Bridging generations to enhance quality of life at Runnymede

By Michael Oreskovich Depression and feelings of isolation are common among seniors with dementia, but meaningful social interactions can make a big difference. By bringing...

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