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...

Revolutionary research helping patients with Parkinson’s walk again

By Laura Goncalves For patients living with Parkinson’s disease, it is common to develop significant motor symptoms especially as the disease progresses. Many experience...

How one long-term care home is enhancing its sound environment

By Rebecca Ihilchik Meet Sarah Condran, music therapist at Arborstone Enhanced Care (Shannex) in Halifax, Nova Scotia. As a point-of-care clinician working with sound every...

Adding more local to the menu in long-term care facilities

Nine long-term care facilities in Ontario harnessed their purchasing power to serve up more local food to residents, and the benefits are paying off....

Nutrition supplements in long- term care

By Dale Mayerson and Karen Thompson At times, individuals living in long-term care face health issues that result in nutritional deficiencies, which can negatively affect...

SMART tech solutions in long-term care

Like most Canadians, Jacklyn has been using SMART tech solutions in her home. Her home just happens to be in long-term care where she...

New award inspired by 50 years of volunteer service

By Taylor Grant Lottie Frenssen started volunteering for the North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) and its legacy organizations for one simple reason: to help...

Nutrition and skin health in long-term care

By Dale Mayerson and Karen Thompson Skin breakdown can be a serious issue for residents living in Long Term Care and sound nutrition is an...

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