Elder orphans: Aging alone

Elder orphans will demand different services to fill different needs By Susan Hyatt New trends generate new terms and one you are going to hear a...

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...

National senior strategy needed to improve access to healthcare for all Canadians

By Dr. Laurent Marcoux Healthcare in Canada has been a tremendous contributor to the success of our nation. From the people working in it and...

The role of the pharmacist in senior care

By Susan C. Jenkins Seniors make up about 12 per cent of the Canadian population, but they receive between 28- and 40 per cent of...

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...

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...