Linked Senior - Overcoming obstacles to optimizing engagement |McKnight's
Last fall, Linked Senior collected information from activity directors across the country to determine what they love most about their work and what challenges they face day-to-day, especially when it comes to their ability to meaningfully engage the residents in their care. More than 300 people responded to the survey and shared some eye-opening insights:
Fountain of Health - Many Cape Breton seniors lonely during holidays | The News, Saltwire
Negative effect on health
iGeriCare - Families overwhelmed caring for a loved one with dementia can get online support | CBC
Navigating the difficult landscape of shifting relationships with loved ones with dementia and the complex emotions that come with it doesn't leave caregivers with much time to gain understanding or look after their own needs — even if resources are out there. That's where iGericare comes in.
The Sleep Kit - Fredericton nursing home worker designs kits to help dementia patients sleep better | Global News
A normal sleep pattern is a big challenge for dementia patients.
Oasis program for seniors expanding to other Ontario communities | Kingston Whig Standard
The successful Oasis program supporting seniors with health care, exercise classes, meals, social events and other services while living in their own apartments will be expanding to other communities in Ontario after three provincial grants have been secured by Queen’s University researchers.
ICCT Virtual Care - Virtual Care for Homebound Frail Seniors Using Telemedicine: Highlights of a Pilot Study | Baycrest's Nursing Matters, Vol 8 Issue 2, Fall 2018
Aging, Brain Health, and the Innovations Set to Make a Difference | SenbridGe Sees by Goodmans LLP, Fall 2018