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CAMH Expands Treatment Model for Alzheimer’s Agitation

More than 80 percent of people with Alzheimer’s disease experience agitation or show aggression. These common symptoms are the main reasons why people with...

Remote Patient Monitoring Service From Cloud DX Gives Caregivers Peace of Mind

For a generation of caregivers for whom it’s innate to use technology as a means to connect, communicate and organize their lives, the ability...

Study Examines How Technology Helps People Balance Careers And Caregiving

Three years ago, Tammy Smye* reached the breaking point. She’d spent years juggling two jobs while caring for her husband, whose chronic health issues...

CAMH Researchers Find New Ways To Treat Late-Life Depression

Late life is full of transitions, such as retirement and physical changes. For some people, these changes can cause stress that can lead to...

Employee-Caregivers Need Companies To Step Up With New Guidelines

Gary Leblanc knows the trials of juggling work and domestic responsibilities. The 58-year-old full-time waiter in an upscale Ottawa restaurant is the primary caregiver...

Caregivers Speak Up: An In-Depth Online Survey Reveals Their Concerns, Hopes And Dreams

When researcher Andrew Magnaye asked more than 700 caregivers in a nationwide survey their goals and how technology played into their social network, he...

AGE-WELL 2018: Fostering Real-World Solutions To Support Healthy Aging

The fourth annual AGE-WELL conference in Vancouver made headlines around the globe. Canadian researchers came together with industry, non-profit and government sectors, and older...

AGE-WELL Volunteers Shape Real-World Solutions For An Aging Population

Volunteer work can be very satisfying, especially after retirement when more time is at your disposal. On the other hand, you don’t want to...

AGE-WELL Wants Your Honest Opinions

Volunteering can be a highly rewarding part of life, and Statistics Canada tells us that volunteer hours start to increase significantly after age 45....

Much Too Young Documentary Explores The Untold Story of Young Caregivers And Alzheimer’s

"I didn’t think I’d be changing my mom’s diapers, brushing her teeth and helping her sponge bath in my 20s,” Kathryn Fudurich says. The...

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