Elderly day-to-day safety: An ever-escalating priority

A major challenge for all of us—caregivers to aging loved ones and all those who are into their advancing years—is to identify and address...

30 YEARS OF HIV/AIDS: Casey House to revolutionize care in response to evolving epidemic

This year marks 30 years since AIDS was first identified. Thanks to marvellous treatment advances—most significantly, the introduction of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)...

Supporting the frail and elderly patients at Lakeridge Health

The overhead pager urgently repeated the words that signaled the need for assistance with a violent patient. Security staff rushed to the room; a...

House calls: A new vision of elder care

A bout of pneumonia combined with a bad fall could have been disastrous for a 100-year old man living alone in a Toronto apartment....

Restoring and reactivating – The ‘Stepping Stone’ to independence at home

Tony DeCaria was admitted to the Restorative and Reactivation program (R&R) at Markham Stouffville Hospital in November of last year after recovering from an...

Elder Abuse: A hidden health and social issue

Abuse of the elderly is not a new phenomenon, however it has, more recently, been receiving increased attention by the media and the community....

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