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These are the Best and Worst Countries to be Elderly
The United States ranks eighth in the world for the wellbeing of the elderly, according to a new study that looks at the welfare of people aged over 65 in 91 different countries. Sweden ranks first, followed by N... read more...
June 8, 2015 - Max Fisher - Provides Affordable Clothing for the Elderly
Toronto, Canada -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/15/2013 -- Aging is something that comes with a number of challenges, the most obvious being that as we continue to age our bodies are naturally going to get weaker. Things that ... read more...
May 16, 2013 - -

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There are many challenges that handicapped people have to overcome in their lives. These challenges are nothing that cannot be overcome though, and there is no denying the strength of anyone who is handicapped, a... read more...
May 16, 2013 - -

Adaptive Clothing for Those with Limited Mobility
I was introduced to an article the contents of which I wanted to share. It had to do with a clothier who has made "adaptive" clothing his niche. When Jeff Alter was invited to become a member of his family’s clo... read more...
May 15, 2012 - Yvonne -

Help us tailor a solution for adaptive clothing maker Silverts
Jeff Alter has always been ahead of his time. But a business owner can’t afford to get too far ahead — or for too long. Alter first demonstrated he had one foot in the future when he was invited into the famil... read more...
May 3, 2012 - Rick Spence - National Post Columnist

Inadequate increase in seniors food funding
A province-wide campaign is continuing in the months ahead, focused on providing adequate nutritious food for seniors in local long-term care facilities with additional direct support from the Ontario governmen... read more...
July 19, 2007 - Angela Shaw - Writer

Take care: the dangers of detention in a care home
The odds are stacked against those without ?mental capacity? Let me ask you an unpalatable but pertinent question. Would you rather be sectioned under the Mental Health Act in a secure hospital, or detained at... read more...
July 4, 2007 - Clive Coleman - The Times Online

A doctor in the house for elderly
In 16 days, Dr. Mark Nowaczynski will make a career move that defies the laws of economics and flouts the conventions of modern medicine. The 48-year-old family physician will close his office at the Uptown He... read more...
June 22, 2007 - Carol Goar - Star Columnist

Seniors and Staying upright
Falls are a leading cause of injury, particularly among the elderly, but they are usually preventable. Here are some suggestions from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the National Athletic Trainer... read more...
June 22, 2007 - The Hamilton Spectator -

Renewing respect for our elders
Coping with forgetfulness, frailty, anger and other attributes of aging often requires the help of medication. But in many cases, drugs are not necessary, or at least their benefits do not outweigh the side effec... read more...
April 26, 2007 - WORTH REPEATING -

Setting a standard for long-term senior care
When elderly people move to long-term care homes, they are often frail, needy and vulnerable. While some residents can still do many things for themselves, others require considerable help from staff to perform e... read more...
April 3, 2007 - -

74-year-old fends off teen mugger
A 74-year-old man suffered cuts to his hands after he fought off a teenage mugger in Oakville Thursday night. The elderly man was walking home from a nearby bookstore around 8:45 p.m. in the Dorval Dr. and No... read more...
March 27, 2007 - Linda Nguyen - Toronto Star: Staff Reporter

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