National senior strategy needed to improve access to healthcare for all Canadians

By Dr. Laurent Marcoux Healthcare in Canada has been a tremendous contributor to the success of our nation. From the people working in it and...

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,...

Why we need improved oral health in hospital, home care and long-term care services

By Mary McNally Some years ago, a retired university professor visited my dentistry practice. He was fit and had a pleasant smile. He hadn’t seen...

Virtual reality and dementia care

By Ilan Mester Imagine walking into a long-term care facility where residents living with dementia have access to headsets that immerse them into a...

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,...