Taking steps towards recovery: Preventing falls

By Natalie Chung-Sayers “Being in a hospital for a while…you start to yearn for home. Home is great. It is your safe place. You know...

How a medication review prevents health problems

By Shawn Goodman,  and Susan C. Jenkins  Nearly three-quarters of Canadian seniors have at least one chronic condition, and about one quarter have three or...

Caregiving from a distance

By Lisa Levin Who do you think of when you picture a family caregiver?  An elderly spouse caring for an ill husband or wife?  An...

Most winter boots are too slippery to walk safely on icy surfaces

By  Erica Di Maio   A team of researchers from the iDAPT labs at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-University Health Network are dedicated to keeping Canadians safer this...

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...

Long term care planning: What is it and why should I care?

We all take delight in planning for vacations and holiday celebrations but when it comes to planning for old age, we literally run the...