How virtual reality is shaping the future of dementia care

  How virtual reality is shaping the future of dementia care By Arielle Townsend It only takes a moment for Alan Scott to see the positive impact...

Snacks in long-term care

By Dale Mayerson and Karen Thompson Snacks are an important component of the resident nutrition program in long-term care (LTC).  They provide increased nutrients and...

Peer-to-Peer Clinical Team provides greater meaning for virtual care

By Sarah Quadri Mary Curtis is delivering extraordinary, virtual, patient care.  At the same time, she’s also educating and supporting her peers on the frontline...

Snacks in long-term care

By Dale Mayerson and Karen Thompson Snacks are an important component of the resident nutrition program in long-term care (LTC).  They provide increased nutrients and...

Managing food-related allergies and intolerances in long-term care

By Dale Mayerson and Karen Thompson Food Hypersensitivity is an adverse reaction to food and can occur as a result of food allergy (allergic food...

A better night’s sleep for older adults living with dementia

By Rebecca Ihilchik Therapeutic recreation coordinator Eve Baird is on a mission: to help those living with dementia sleep better. Working with long-term care residents...

App for dementia caregivers launches

By Rebecca Ihilchik Up to 90 per cent of people with dementia will experience behavioural and psychological symptoms that will be disturbing or challenging to...

Meet the winners of the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge

By Annie Webb and Margaret Polanyi For anyone with an interest in technology and aging, the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Startup Edition will be remembered...

Social worker’s role in long-term care interdisciplinary meetings

By Karen Lok Yi Wong Like many other healthcare settings, in long-term care (LTC), we often have meetings with clients, families and interdisciplinary professionals....

Plant versus animal protein in long-term care

By Dale Mayerson and Karen Thompson Health Canada recently published Part 1 of the new Canada’s Food Guide. One of the recommendations is that Canadians...

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