Beyond vaccines: Rethinking testing in long-term care

By Jennifer Zelmer and David Mowat COVID-19 has affected us all, but a great deal of the impact has been on older adults, and especially...

Dapasoft’s Corolar Virtual Care: A Microsoft Teams-based tool made for the COVID-19 era

One of the lasting legacies of the global SARSCoV-2 pandemic will doubtless be the establishment of virtual care as an integral part of mainstream...

Digital healthcare start-ups building solutions for aging adults to watch for 2021

By Margaret DeRosia In Fall 2020, the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) launched a Call for Innovations for its Mentorship, Capital and...

Collective action for pandemic response in long-term care

By Jennifer Zelmer and Julie Weir Despite best efforts, the long-term care (LTC) sector has been devastated by outbreaks of COVID-19. LTC residents accounted for...

Ontario’s doctors make five recommendations to improve long-term care

Ontario's doctors call on Premier Doug Ford to act quickly to combat forecasts there will be more deaths in long-term care homes in the...

Ontario’s doctors make five recommendations to improve long-term care

Ontario's doctors call on Premier Doug Ford to act quickly to combat forecasts there will be more deaths in long-term care homes in the...

New reward tool helps caregivers maintain their physical and mental health

New reward tool helps caregivers maintain their physical and mental health By Arielle Townsend When her father received a diagnosis of early onset dementia, Sharon...

How digital humans are combining convenience and compassion

By Piers Smith It is an understatement to say that 2020 has been a challenging year for those in healthcare. COVID-19 has overwhelmed healthcare workers...

The Best Visit Possible: New guide focuses on the needs of families during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to raise the risks for the seniors living and care sector, BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) and EngAge BC...

Why are LTC deaths in BC so much lower than Ontario?

An analysis comparing COVID-19 deaths in long-term care (LTC) residents in Ontario and British Columbia found that BC was better prepared for the pandemic...

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