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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

Tax savings for seniors, businesses
any individual Ontarians will see more cash as a result of the provinces latest provincial budget, but few will see tax relief. Premier Dalton McGuintys government is holding to his pre-election promise not to... read more...
March 23, 2007 - James Daw - Business Columnist

More care needed over handling elderly?s goods
New Journal probes into the failure of Camden Council to locate the relatives of 92-year-old Dorothy Robinson before reclaiming her council flat and ?dumping? its contents which were later found in an antique s... read more...
March 16, 2007 - Paul Keilthy - Camden New Journal

More seniors living longer: Report
OTTAWA A new report says what it means to be a senior is undergoing fundamental changes as millions of baby boomers come knocking at the door. Statistics Canada reports that the number of seniors increased t... read more...
February 27, 2007 - Canadian Press -

Nursing staff taped seniors mouth shut
N.S. home suspends pair for `horseplay NEW GLASGOW, N.S.?A Nova Scotia nursing home official says steps have been taken to avoid a repeat of a situation that saw nurses tape an elderly residents mouth shut. ... read more...
February 16, 2007 - Jennifer Vardy Little - CANADIAN PRESS

Court ruling respects elderly
Ontario Superior Court Justice Edward Then has found Donald Noseworthy guilty of manslaughter. We are hopeful that a strong jail sentence will mirror this verdict. Lawyer Bill Mackenzie stated that this is a u... read more...
February 16, 2007 - Ruth Maria Adria - Elder Advocates of Alberta Society

Depression drugs weaken bones in elderly Study Shows
CHICAGO, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Older adults who take the most popular class of anti-depressant drugs worsen their risk of developing fragile bones, a study said on Monday. Tests on a group of Canadians aged 50 or... read more...
February 16, 2007 - Andrew Stern - Reuters writer.



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