Five digital healthcare innovators address COVID-19 and its impact on seniors

By Arielle Townsend The global longevity sector has experienced major challenges due to COVID-19. Long-term care residents, hospital staff, and older adults with underlying health...

How ROSA the robot will help isolated seniors and support aging in place

How ROSA the robot will help isolated seniors and support aging in place  By Mary Gooderham Social isolation presents practical challenges for many older adults...

Home care volunteers ramp up for COVID-19 relief

By Isabel Terrell   As home care organizations continue to provide critical services to help keep people safe at home and out of hospital, volunteers...

It’s all in the genome: Preparing for the next waves of COVID-19

By Dr. Samira Mubareka On January 24th, Sunnybrook Health Sciences admitted the first Canadian patient with COVID-19. The traveller had just returned from Wuhan, China,...

Partners combine efforts to enhance care for long term care residents

By Lillian Badzioch A network of healthcare providers are bringing more care to residents in Hamilton’s long term care (LTC) homes. Using telephone connection or...

COMPAs: A path to person-centred communication for people living with dementia

By Arielle Townsend When one of her family members began experiencing communication challenges as a result of dementia, Dr. Ana Ines Ansaldo started using...

Protecting vulnerable residents and staff in continuing care homes must be a priority

Addressing the underlying problems in continuing care homes that were exposed by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is key to ensuring we protect...

Guidelines to control spread of COVID-19 in long-term care homes: CMA statement

With nearly half of all COVID-19 deaths in Canada linked to outbreaks in long-term care homes, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is welcoming the...

Leaving no one behind with COVID-19

By Katherine Lippel On the heels of the COVID-19 crisis, the federal government has now improved access to Employment Insurance, and some provinces, but not...

Battling social isolation with the power of intergenerational storytelling

By Arielle Townsend Older adults living in long-term care facilities are at risk of experiencing social isolation and loneliness. These challenges are often associated with...

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