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One of my favourite doctors to listen to is Dr. Brian Goldman. His interview last week and subsequent blog aptly called ‘Palliative care needs a new name’ struck

I had the pleasure of attending a ‘hot talk on health’ sponsored by the Change Foundation, an independent health policy think tank. The panelists were

Technology has changed our world.  We access information instantaneously with a few key strokes, see our world through high power telescopes and satellites, and

Most individuals want to stay in their homes for as long as possible, even if mobility, health or cognitive challenges are evident. Home care

We hear the terms Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body, etc. and wonder, what are the differences and does it really matter when someone we

If you misplace your keys what is your first thought? If you walk into a room and forget what you were looking for what

I work in Geriatric Mental Health. I see all kinds of people in my practice, and surprisingly I am rarely asked questions about preventative

Our society is greying. For the first time in Canada, we now have more older people (65+) than younger people (under 16). Although there

Hospital Discharge Planning: A Guide for Families and Caregivers The patient hospital discharge process is an extremely important part of continuing care after a stay