This webpage discusses the demographics and prevalence of substance abuse among older adults, physical and psychological aspects of substance abuse and misuse, barriers to identification and treatment and needed actions.
There are many senior living options for aging seniors. At SeniorGuidance.org, they are dedicated to helping seniors, their loved ones and their caregivers to find appropriate senior facilities and communities that may be of interest to seniors who are looking to retire or need special care.
The elderly population of the future may not look much like the old people of today. It will be less white and with fewer native English speakers. That means physicians, nurses, social workers and health aides will have to adapt to our increasingly diverse society.
As medicine becomes more complex and specialized by the minute, the communication gulf between doctors and their patients is becoming progressively insurmountable. This site provides insight on their beliefs specific multicultural groups.
Quality palliative care helps you honour your culture, spirituality and traditions. At LivingMyCulture.ca, people from various cultures share their stories and wisdom about living with serious illness, end of life and grief to support others.
This Lived Experience Resource Exchange takes place every other month and is a summary of face to face conversations, one SE Ontario live (typed) chat conversation and one provincial live (typed) chat event. These conversations involved input from forty-one people from across all of South Eastern Ontario.
The following is a resource guide created for seniors’ caretakers designed to provide moving advice that touches on the unique needs of seniors and their caregivers when moving to a senior living community.