Sundowning program helps manage responsive behaviours

By Drew Tapley About 80 per cent of residents at Camilla Care Community in Mississauga, Ontario, display some form of dementia-related responsive behavior. A lot...

Private sector must play key role to meet demands of our aging population

By Michael Kary Statistics Canada census figures for 2016 revealed the country saw its greatest increase in the proportion of older adults. There are now 5.9 million...

Medication safety in long-term care

By Jim Kong and Certina Ho Medication safety is an essential component of medication use and has become a great benchmark for quality care in...

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...

Are you a senior drowning in debt?

By Caryl Newbery-Mitchell & Mary Plahouras After a lifetime of hard work, seniors should now be at a stage in their lives where they can...