Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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Click – Welcome To The YouAreUnltd Online Community: May 2018

Click is about community. This is your space. We invite you and your organization to share ideas, news, events, feedback, photos, social media posts...

The Great Debate: Pharmacy and the Well-Informed Patient

Professor Zubin Austin and pharmacy student Samier Kamar tackle the realities of engaging (and disengaging) the new healthcare consumer. How do you deal with the...

Brushes With Greatness: Art Gallery Programs For Those With Dementia Inspires Creativity

Though dementia impairs the way the brain functions, it does not diminish an individual’s ability to be creative. That’s the principle that has inspired...

Looking For the Next Big Idea For Healthy Aging: AGE-WELL Launches the National Impact Challenge

Technology is tackling common issues faced by aging Canadians in a big way. That could mean a smart sensor, a robot, mobile phone app...

Shining a Light on the Unique Health Issues of Menopausal Women

Too often, the unique health issues of aging women are overlooked. An estimated five million women are of menopausal age in Canada. As the...

Dr. Elaine Chin ponders “If I Were Trump’s doctor…..”

While my practice is focused mainly on C suite and other high net worth clients, I’ve sometimes wondered what the most powerful people in...

Ottawa Heart Institute Debuts State-of-the-Art Facility

Robotics, 3-D imaging, and new operating rooms aim to address soaring demand for critical cardiac care The University of Ottawa Heart Institute was out of...

Research Challenges Longstanding Classifications of Diabetes With the Discovery of Five Unique Types

According to data from the World Health Organization, the number of people with diabetes has almost quadrupled since 1980. The condition is predicted to...

Dawn P. Richards: The Patient as a Person

The following post originally appeared at BMJ Opinion. Re-posted with permission. We need to recognize individuals as more than simply a patient Wife. Scientist. Daughter. Aunt....

Boomers Are Changing Healthcare … Is Your Practice Ready?

(Below is a special article for health care professionals.) As healthcare providers, we strive toward patient-centred care as a model for practice – from hospital...

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Canada, We Need To Talk About COVID-19, Pandemics, Technology And The Way Forward

The COVID-19 pandemic has rightly sparked a serious and long-overdue national conversation about long-term care. All of us should be deeply troubled...

Can The Food You Eat Influence Your Mood?

We all have good days and bad days, but is there a connection between how you feel and the foods you consume?...

Advancing Technology-Based Solutions To Support Older Adults And Their Caregivers

AGE-WELL NCE Inc. (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life) is pleased to announce funding for 22...

Try These Summer Smoothie Recipes With Nutritious Wild Blueberries

Sticking to New Year’s resolutions may be easier with these smoothie recipes from the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. To inspire a vibrant and healthy...

Yes, You Can Live To 100 And Beyond, Say Researchers

I remember when Alida Desroches, the Franco-Ontarian grandmother of my sister-in-law, Darlene, wished me a happy birthday when I was in my 40s. “Live...