Canada’s health system fails the elderly

Solving long hospital wait times requires a fundamental shift in the way we care for the elderly

Canada’s health system fails the elderly
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Solving long hospital wait times requires a fundamental shift in the way we care for the elderly

Five (bad) assumptions caregivers must overcome

These assumptions can harm caregivers over time. Happiness and fulfilment are emotions that must be generated from within

Five (bad) assumptions caregivers must overcome
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These assumptions can harm caregivers over time. Happiness and fulfilment are emotions that must be generated from within

Siblings who become caretakers often lack adequate support

Individuals with developmental disabilities live longer than ever and that means the responsibility for care is shifting to siblings

Siblings who become caretakers often lack adequate support
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Individuals with developmental disabilities live longer than ever and that means the responsibility for care is shifting to siblings

How to keep your aging mind sharp

Research supports the ‘use it or lose it’ theory of mental ability

How to keep your aging mind sharp
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Research supports the ‘use it or lose it’ theory of mental ability

Facing frailty head-on

A national seniors strategy needs to account for complexity in the aging process, including risk and vulnerability

Facing frailty head-on
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A national seniors strategy needs to account for complexity in the aging process, including risk and vulnerability

Early dementia diagnosis helps patients live fuller lives

There comes a moment when the doubt disappears and the panic sets in

Early dementia diagnosis helps patients live fuller lives
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There comes a moment when the doubt disappears and the panic sets in

Include people living with frailty in health-care decision-making

Older Canadians say their top priorities are better co-ordinated care systems and more community and home-based supports

Include people living with frailty in health-care decision-making
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Older Canadians say their top priorities are better co-ordinated care systems and more community and home-based supports

Physician, heal yourself – or at least your attitude

It's time both doctors and front-line staff began to reflect the kind of compassionate care we deserve and should expect

Physician, heal yourself – or at least your attitude
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It’s time both doctors and front-line staff began to reflect the kind of compassionate care we deserve and should expect

When a caregiver becomes a care receiver

Lesson learned: We need to apply child-friendly practices to adult care because when you are ill or injured, you feel like a child again

When a caregiver becomes a care receiver
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Lesson learned: We need to apply child-friendly practices to adult care because when you are ill or injured, you feel like a child again

Navigating health and social system a challenge to caregivers

The time it takes caregivers to navigate medical and social care systems may surprise many health policy analysts, but not caregivers

Navigating health and social system a challenge to caregivers
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The time it takes caregivers to navigate medical and social care systems may surprise many health policy analysts, but not caregivers

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