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As mom ages, her routine will begin to change.  Some changes will be positive, like maybe mom is able to relax a bit more.

Are eighty-year-olds and even seventy-year-olds the new children? The days when elders were seen as wise and important contributors to their communities vanished long ago.

Worldwide, over 47 million people are living with dementia. On top of that, one person in the United States develops Alzheimer’s nearly every 67

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

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

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

Over the years, many older adults have let me into their homes because they have been referred to one of the health programs I

Although I don’t particularly like the term “senior moment,” most older people know what that means. When someone who is at middle age or

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