Geriatric Psychiatric Clinic supports complex needs of older adults

By Selma Al-Samarrai The Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic is part of a multidisciplinary program, The Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto, housed at Providence Healthcare since 1988....

At-risk seniors benefit from expanded geriatric assessment program

By Maryanne Matthews Senior patients at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre are receiving the right care, at the right time, and by the right...

Supply versus demand: Extending the reach of geriatric medicine to match the needs of...

By Paula Rochon and Nathan Stall This decade, Canada will be crowned as a super-aged nation – by 2026, more than 20 per cent...

Mobilizing independence

By Monica Fleck Falling is a concern for anyone -- especially the elderly.  The risk is even greater for people who have some form of...

Canadians living with dementia break silence on stigma in Alzheimer Society campaign

Canadians living with dementia are going public for a third consecutive year in an effort to change hearts and minds and tackle the ongoing...

Innovations in aging and brain health: What’s next?

By Rebecca Ihilchik Interested in aging and brain health innovation? Want to learn more about Canada’s standing in the global industry? Look no further. The Baycrest-led...

Trazadone associated with similar risk of falls and major fractures as antipsychotics in seniors...

As physicians attempt to decrease antipsychotic use in seniors with dementia, they need to be aware that trazadone, frequently used as an alternative, is...

Digestive changes with aging : Upper digestive tract

By Dale Mayerson and Karen Thompson The digestive system is a complex series of structures that use food to fuel and strengthen the body. It...

Dementia in long-term care

The number of Canadians over the age of 65 is growing significantly and so is the number of seniors living with dementia in the...

Bridging generations to enhance quality of life at Runnymede

By Michael Oreskovich Depression and feelings of isolation are common among seniors with dementia, but meaningful social interactions can make a big difference. By bringing...

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