Tag Archives: Elderly

Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population
By Dr. Marcus Hollander

Despite all the hype, the aging population adds a little less than one percent to the cost of healthcare per year.

Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population
By Dr. Marcus Hollander

The major increase in costs for our healthcare system comes from wage increases, the use of new and more expensive technologies and other factors, but not as a result of an aging population.

Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population Re-thinking care for Canada’s aging population
By Dr. Neena Chappell

Our health system is designed for a younger population and to treat acute illnesses. Yes we have an aging population that suffers primarily from chronic conditions best treated under a home care model.

Canadian Frailty Network Logo Free RESEARCH WEBINAR: Benchmarking EOL care practices for elderly people receiving primary care (Canadian Frailty Network-funded CORE Grant)
April 6, 2016

This 3-year project was designed to increase the uptake of evidence-based end-of-life (EOL) care for elderly patients with advanced illness.

Canadian Frailty Network Logo Free RESEARCH WEBINAR – ASILA case-simulation prototype on cognitive and physical outcomes of frail seniors in nursing homes (Results of CFN-funded Catalyst Grant)
March 23, 2016

ASILA case-simulation prototype on cognitive and physical outcomes of frail seniors in nursing homes (Results of CFN-funded Catalyst Grant)

Canadian Frailty Network Logo Free RESEARCH WEBINAR – User Studies with intelligent assistive robots and elderly residing in LTC homes (Dr. Goldie Nejat, PhD, P.Eng, University of Toronto)
March 2, 2016

Clinical tools for nutritional pathway involving hospitalized, older adults – TVN-funded 2013 Catalyst grant

Canadian Frailty Network Logo FREE RESEARCH WEBINAR – Clinical tools for nutritional pathway involving hospitalized, older adults (Dr. Heather Keller, PhD, RD, FDC, University of Waterloo)
February 24, 2016

Clinical tools for nutritional pathway involving hospitalized, older adults – TVN-funded 2013 Catalyst grant

Why Canadians need to be having end-of-life conversations Why Canadians need to be having end-of-life conversations
By Michelle Howard

Canadians likely had many important conversations with their loved ones over the holidays, but probably most didn’t talk about what should happen in the event they could no longer speak or make medical decisions for themselves.

Free RESEARCH WEBINAR FREE WEBINAR – Antipsychotics for management of delirium: a systemic review (Lisa Burry, Mount Sinai Hospital)
By Lisa Burry
December 2, 2015

Reproductive Rights, New Reproductive Technologies and the European Fertility Market

Why Canada needs a national plan to address dementia and Alzheimer’s Why Canada needs a national plan to address dementia and Alzheimer’s
By Howard Feldman and Carole Estabrooks

One of the biggest threats to quality of life and health in aging is the loss of cognitive abilities and functional autonomy that are associated with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.