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Vision care in older adults

Problems with vision become more common as people age.  For older adults, good vision is linked with quality of life and ability to enjoy...

Late-life depression isn’t inevitable

Older adults now outnumber children in Canada, and the mental health needs of our aging population are complex. We hear a lot about Alzheimer’s...

Online curriculum supports homecare workers caring for seniors

  By Magdalena Stec Women’s College Hospital’s (WCH) Centre for Ambulatory Care Education (CACE) is thrilled to announce the launch of CACE #Homecare Curriculum – a first of its kind...

Poison prevention is not just for kids: Seniors are also at...

From choking hazards to dangerous chemicals, many people know how to poison proof a home for a baby. But what about poison proofing for...

Keeping up with the seniors

Pop icon Madonna released her 13th album, Rebel Heart, in March 2015. The album’s tour currently has her travelling across the globe to perform...

Aging and brain health innovation investment a game changer for seniors’...

For years now, experts have been warning us that Canada is on the cusp of a silver tsunami, one that threatens to overwhelm our...

Surveillance Nurses support seniors to remain at home

Supporting seniors to stay healthy in their home is one of the health care system’s greatest challenges; accomplishing it is one of Fraser Health’s...

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...

Continence program improves quality of life for seniors

Stigma silences many seniors into keeping their bladder and bowel control issues secret; however a Regional Continence Program for Seniors in the Mississauga Halton...

New website for seniors struggling with depression

Baycrest Health Sciences has launched a mental health website designed specifically for older adults who are struggling with depression. Created by Baycrest’s Chief of Psychiatry,...

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