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Virtual care shifts into high gear in response to COVID-19

By Crystal Gonder The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all parts of the health care system to rethink the way they deliver care and at VHA...

Benefits of autonomous solutions for COVID-19 related cleaning

  ****Sponsored Content**** The outbreak of COVID-19 has put a spotlight on the importance of cleanliness. It has also resulted in much-deserved recognition and respect for...

How do we prepare for the second wave?

By Alexa Giorgi It's a question heard often now that a majority of the world has navigated through its first wave of SARS-CoV-2, the virus...

Dementia: Triaging lifesaving resources

By Rosanne Meandro When Burnaby resident Mario Gregorio was diagnosed with dementia 12 years ago, he was determined to continue to live a full life...

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...

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