Why music works in dementia care

By Bev Foster Music accompanies us on our journey and connects us to people, places and events in our lives. It is cross-coded into life...

Updated best practices guide to cut antipsychotics use in residential care

By Rumana D’Souza Over the last decade, the overuse of anti-psychotics in residential care has raised public concerns about the health and safety of residents...

Lisa Hegler: Skin and wound detective

By Diane Wild When Lisa Hegler started her position as a skin and wound clinician at Burnaby Hospital in 2009, she discovered a culture where...

Seniors in transition: The right care in the right place for the right patient

By Riley Denver Canada is in the middle of a demographic shift that will impact health system decisions for the foreseeable future. For the first time,...

Is Canada a caring society?

New report reveals progress and gaps in supporting family carers By Catherine Suridjan Over eight million carers (also referred to as family caregivers) impact the lives...

Walking and talking can be an early predictor of dementia

By Marek Kubow In a new study, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University are demonstrating that gait, or motion testing, while simultaneously...