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Difference Maker: Learn How Advocate/Alzheimer’s Patient Jim Mann Is Challenging Dementia Stereotypes

Advocate and Alzheimer's patient Jim Mann appeared as a guest speaker at AGE-WELL's National Conference in Vancouver last year. He spoke about how it...

How Challenges Faced By Caregivers Are Growing Along With Our Aging Population

The number of caregivers is expected to increase dramatically in the next decade as an estimated 9.5 million Canadians reach age 65 and over....

Dealing With Grief Is A Unique Journey For Everyone Who Has Loved And Lost

  Based on the latest research on grief, it seems we’ve been thinking about it all wrong. Part of the responsibility lies with Swiss psychiatrist...

Exclusive Book Excerpt: The Unexpected Journey of Caring – The Transformation of Loved One to Caregiver

A new caregiver is like a driver in a foreign land. The vehicle is a stick shift, the terrain is mountainous with many switchbacks, and...

Caregivers And Canada’s Pharmacists Benefit From A Strong, Supportive Relationship

The role of pharmacists has evolved in bold new directions. They are an integral part of the overall healthcare picture in Canada, providing support...

How Technology Is Helping To Reduce Isolation – One of Caregiving’s Toughest Challenges

Donna Thomson is thankful for the role that digital technology played while she was taking care of her mother who died at age 96...

The Best Expert Advice On How To Create Long-Term Care Plans For Loved Ones

At some point, many adult children will find themselves in a position where they need to assist in the planning of long-term care for...

Teva Canada Is Committed To Caring For Caregivers

For Canada’s 8.1 million caregivers, there are many moments when they feel truly fortunate to have an opportunity to help their loved ones. It’s...

Appreciating Life Deepens Through Candid Conversation About Death, Says Activist Author

Michael Hebb is the epitome of a disruptor. The Seattle-based author, activist, artist and author has set out to challenge how we think about some...

Easy Does It: Delicious, Fast Recipes Ideal For Caregivers And Their Loved Ones

There’s a very clear message that can be found in the pages of A Caregivers Guide: Cooking for Palliative Care and the Family, a...

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From the Editor’s Desk: Feeling Bullish on the Potential of the Longevity Economy

Forget Bitcoin and real estate speculation. The longevity economy is rife for more upward potential – a realization that is taking hold...

Wearable Device Supports Residents, Staff in Seniors’ Homes, Assists with Contact Tracing

Stewart Hardie has seen firsthand how devastating the effects of a fall can be for an older person. A few years ago, his...

Expert Advice For Smarter Grocery Shopping And Maximizing Nutrition During COVID-19

While all of us are trying to limit our trips to the grocery store as much as possible, you might be wondering what should...

Ron Beleno and Dr. Susan Kirkland Recognized With AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Awards

Congratulations to caregiver advocate Ron Beleno and researcher Susan Kirkland on receiving 2020 AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Awards. The award...
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The Doctors Are In: Three leading Physicians Offer Expert Guidance on Osteoporosis

You may have been hearing more about osteoporosis lately. It’s a chronic bone-weakening disease that has affected more...