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Depression in the elderly: Where’s the evidence?

In the general Canadian population, about five per cent of people are experiencing major #depression at any given time, and a typical Canadian has...

Improving care for elderly patients

One year since its launch, Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) of the #Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) has a lot to celebrate. “The...

New program improves care for elderly patients

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) recently announced the launch of the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) to improve care for elderly patients. “At...

Initiative aims to improve care for frail elderly patients

St. Joseph’s Health Centre is committed to recognizing the unique needs of patients and improving their experience in hospital, while providing high quality and...

New emergency kit for seniors ensures critical health information ready for...

Seniors occupy an ever-increasing proportion of acute-care hospital beds, and with current demographic trends, the situation will increase even more in the future. But...

Volunteers help keep delirium at bay in the emergency department

Volunteers have been a valued part of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre’s busy Emergency Department (ED) for many years. Almost 50 individuals volunteer in the...

Mental health care closer to home

Margareta Rawlins was a bit anxious but mostly excited when she heard her husband, who was receiving care atSt. Joseph’s Regional Mental Health Care...

30 YEARS OF HIV/AIDS: Casey House to revolutionize care in response...

This year marks 30 years since AIDS was first identified. Thanks to marvellous treatment advances—most significantly, the introduction of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)...

Supporting the frail and elderly patients at Lakeridge Health

The overhead pager urgently repeated the words that signaled the need for assistance with a violent patient. Security staff rushed to the room; a...

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