Seniors are not the problem – they are part of the solution

By John Muscedere and John Puxty COVID-19 has framed older Canadians as frail and vulnerable during the pandemic – for good reason.  The pandemic has...

Why healthy aging must be the upshot of the COVID-19 pandemic

By John Muscedere Last month, while the world was distracted by political turmoil and the pandemic’s roaring second wave, a very significant proclamation came and...

Adult day and overnight stay care program cares for seniors and their caregivers

By Nikki Jhutti Twelve years ago, Noreen Peters married the love of her life, Jim. “He’s a fun loving guy, he’s a joker and he has...

Workshop for nursing students tackles ‘reality shock’ in dementia care

By Rebecca Ihilchik Ben Hartung is no stranger to dementia care. With a mother who’s a nurse and grandparents who lived with dementia, he was...

Enhancing the lives of seniors – The Ottawa Experience

By Michaela Berniquez What images come to mind when thinking about community? Strolling around, admiring the neighbors’ gardens, seeing children play, walking to work or...

Take your best shot: You’re never too old to be vaccinated

By Ellen Kirk-Macri, RN, CDE and Susan C. Jenkins   Many Canadians think that vaccines are just for children. Too many don’t realize that the protection...

A ‘perfect storm’: Staffing crisis in seniors care

By Lara Croll Ensuring there are a sufficient number of health care workers to care for our aging population is one of the most pressing...

Problem-solving therapy for seniors with depression

By Marek Kubow A new non-pharmaceutical therapy program will help seniors suffering from depression manage life’s daily problems in the community. Funded by The Bell Let’s Talk...

Supporting literacy for seniors

Digital library in residents’ good books By Drew Tapley At Altamont Care Community in Toronto, the majority of residents are bilingual with English as their second...

Nominate your Nursing Hero Today: Time is running out!

Have you been inspired, encouraged or empowered by an employee or a colleague? Have you or your loved one been touched by the care and...

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