$100 million partnership in brain health and aging innovation

Baycrest Health Sciences will lead a new Canadian venture aimed at optimizing the cognitive, emotional and physical well-being of older adults—across the country and...

New IDEAS Shape Seniors Care

Recognizing the growing numbers of seniors presenting at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s (CKHA) Emergency Department (ED), it was obvious the unique needs of this...

New program improves care for elderly patients

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) recently announced the launch of the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) to improve care for elderly patients. “At...

Centre for Research in Aging

The Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Centre in Montreal, Quebec is one of the few long-term care centres in Canada to have a Centre for...

Technology-enabled home care

The factors driving change to our health care system are undeniable and mounting. An aging population, increase in life expectancy, rise in chronic and...

Getting patients home sooner

A patient’s transition from hospital to home is a critical step in their healthcare journey. While there are services and supports in place to...

Third edition of training in Gentle Persuasive Approaches to Dementia Care launched

Acquiring the proper form of care for a loved one living with dementia can seem overwhelming and often times hopeless. All methods of rehabilitation...

Initiative aims to improve care for frail elderly patients

St. Joseph’s Health Centre is committed to recognizing the unique needs of patients and improving their experience in hospital, while providing high quality and...

Improving and integrating palliative care

Lise didn’t know she had it in her. She didn’t know she had the skills and the strength to grant her husband Roger his...

A geriatrician can help aging loved ones

When my mother was sliding deeper into her years and what eventually was diagnosed as a form of dementia, we were at a loss...

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