As a researcher with the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta, Dr. Doug Klein is focused on improving the lifestyle habits of Canadians. Read More
For many seriously ill patients, hospice palliative care offers more dignified options in the last days, weeks or months of life. Read More
Waiting for treatment has become a defining characteristic of Canadian health care. Read More
Join the Canadian Abilities Foundation in helping two great disability organizations “Make the Leap” to the next level! Read More
Caregivers can face overwhelming physical, financial, and emotional demands as a function of their service. Read More
Most educational programs for occupational therapists (OTs) have both classroom-based courses and a range of exciting field-based practicums. Read More
It’s never fun to deal with an angry person, whether we’re talking about a hothead who’s quick to anger or a chronically angry grouse. Read More
The aging of the Ontario population over the next 30 years requires innovative programs such as the CLRI. Read More
The movie is filled with characters who don’t let their differences get in the way of living life. Read More
When you think about it, it does seem obvious that patients and families should be at the centre of their own health care. Read More
In an environment in which resources are limited and poor hiring outcomes mean more than just lost revenue, finding the right candidates for the right roles is critical. Read More
Many of you will have come to know about ethics because of a case you have been involved in or heard about. Read More
I’d like to share some strategies we’ve used to manage and cope with the consequences of ongoing caregiving while preserving our balance, optimism, resilience, and zest for life. Read More
Morning routines are all the buzz these days. Everyone has one, good or bad. Read More
Canada is an aging country. For the first time in history, there are more seniors in Canada than children. Read More
Jennifer is into her fourth year as a full-time caregiver to her husband, who has suffered several strokes, and also to her mother, who has extreme arthritis and mobility issues. Read More
101 Ontarians received AODA 10th Anniversary Champion Awards to recognize their passion and commitment in promoting awareness of accessibility and inclusiveness in the community. Read More
ive years ago, at the relatively young age of 60, my husband suffered a stroke that left him profoundly disabled. Read More
It was discovered that the rate of UTIs decreased by 40 per cent among the cranberry drinkers, with just 39 diagnoses compared with 67 in the placebo group. Read More
In his final year, my father lived in a long-term care facility in which he had a small but cozy room filled with mementos and some of the furniture from his previous home. Read More
Who can you trust? The media isn’t always the most reliable when it comes to public health and safety. Read More
In an age of busy schedules and multiple demands on family time, kids’ mental well-being is a top concern of Canadian parents. Read More
More than a fifth children aged 12–18 years say they have been bullied at school within the last month—and a significant portion of those children have disabilities. Read More
When finally I got the courage to Google the word Alzheimer’s, it felt like I was giving her the disease, not researching it. I read Alzheimer’s has no cure. Read More
He spit questions at me rapid fire, taking a breath only to suck down a glug of beer as dark as the V-neck sweater he wore.
As inpatient stays become shorter and shorter, we need to pay as much attention to bathroom seating as we do wheeled mobility seating.
WindReach Farm is a not-for-profit organization located near Ashburn, north of Whitby in Ontario.
Patients get frustrated and sometimes doctor-shop or seek out the advice of other healthcare practitioners.
Child life specialists aim to reduce the stress and anxiety that children and families experience in challenging life situations.
In an age of busy schedules and multiple demands on family time, kids’ mental well-being is a top concern of Canadian parents.
By the time a woman is diagnosed with ovarian cancer it has often already spread throughout her abdomen.
Inspiring little acts of people make us feel special and also inspired.
A patient’s journey with lymphedema led acknowledgement of the condition by the Quebec government.
“F-words” is a clever concept that Profs Peter Rosenbaum and Jan Wilhem Gorter from CanChild have put forward.