• Re-learning Healthy Living

    Re-learning Healthy Living

    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

  • LEAP:  National Approach to Palliative Care Education

    LEAP:  National Approach to Palliative Care Education

    For many seriously ill patients, hospice palliative care offers more dignified options in the last days, weeks or months of life. Read More

  • The Waiting Game

    The Waiting Game

    Waiting for treatment has become a defining characteristic of Canadian health care. Read More

  • Slip Sliding Away!

    Slip Sliding Away!

    Join the Canadian Abilities Foundation in helping two great disability organizations “Make the Leap” to the next level! Read More

  • Compassionate  Communication

    Compassionate Communication

    Caregivers can face overwhelming physical, financial, and emotional demands as a function of their service. Read More

  • Innovative Learning

    Innovative Learning

    Most educational programs for occupational therapists (OTs) have both classroom-based courses and a range of exciting field-based practicums. Read More

  • Dealing with an Angry Person

    Dealing with an Angry Person

    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

  • Long Term Care Innovation

    Long Term Care Innovation

    The aging of the Ontario population over the next 30 years requires innovative programs such as the CLRI. Read More

  • Finding Dory

    Finding Dory

    The movie is filled with characters who don’t let their differences get in the way of living life. Read More

  • Our Healthcare System

    Our Healthcare System

    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

  • Skills Exchange

    Skills Exchange

    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

  • Reduce Future Moral Distress

    Reduce Future Moral Distress

    Many of you will have come to know about ethics because of a case you have been involved in or heard about. Read More

  • When the Dust Finally Settles

    When the Dust Finally Settles

    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

  • Need a Better Nights Sleep?

    Need a Better Nights Sleep?

    Morning routines are all the buzz these days. Everyone has one, good or bad. Read More

  • Palliative Care

    Palliative Care

    Canada is an aging country. For the first time in history, there are more seniors in Canada than children. Read More

  • Caregiver Burnout

    Caregiver Burnout

    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

  • Accessible Playspaces

    Accessible Playspaces

    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

  • Home Care Services...

    Home Care Services...

    ive years ago, at the relatively young age of 60, my husband suffered a stroke that left him profoundly disabled. Read More

  • Cranberry Juice Can Stave Off Infections

    Cranberry Juice Can Stave Off Infections

    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

  • End-of-life Challenges

    End-of-life Challenges

    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

  • Beef and Bacon Controversy

    Beef and Bacon Controversy

    Who can you trust? The media isn’t always the most reliable when it comes to public health and safety. Read More

  • Paediatric Study

    Paediatric Study

    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

  • Reducing Bullying

    Reducing Bullying

    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

  • The Hardest Part of Alzheimer’s...

    The Hardest Part of Alzheimer’s...

    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

  • Accessible Launch Docks

    Accessible Launch Docks

    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

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