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...

Dementia ranks as Ontarians’ top concern as they age

When it comes to aging, 67 per cent of Ontarians say dementia or cognitive decline is a top concern according to a new online...

Hydration for the elderly in long-term care residences

By Dale Mayerson and Karen Thompson Water is essential for life and humans cannot live more than a few days without it. Water comprises about...

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...

Pharmacy services in residential senior care

By Susan C. Jenkins Seniors use more prescription medications than any other group in Canada, partly because older people are more likely to have more...

One in four Canadian seniors on 10 or more prescription drugs

By Julie Bortolotti It isn’t surprising to hear that as people get older, they require prescription medication to help address medical conditions associated with aging....

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