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...

Using ‘serious games’ to monitor memory and cognitive health

By Annie Atkinson Anyone who has accompanied a friend or relative to a memory test, or had one themselves, knows how stressful it can be....

Using Artificial intelligence to detect and prevent falls

By Rebecca Ihilchik It’s every family member’s nightmare: a call from the long-term care home that Mom or Dad has had a fall. Are...

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...

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