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Campaign launched to improve quality of life for people with severe dementia

Oct 01 2019

(Français) #SeePainMoreClearly shares evidence-based practices A campaign launched today on National Seniors Day and the International Day of Older Persons aims to improve quality of life for people with severe dementia who live in long-term care by sharing best approaches for evaluating and managing pain in these residents. “Pain is under-assessed and under-treated in long-term

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Taking action on falls

Sep 27 2019

(Français) After downhill skiing for most of her life, Wilma de Young has no intention of stopping now, even though she is in her late sixties and has osteoporosis. Her doctor encourages physical activity and de Young is a strong believer in its benefits. But she knows a hip fracture would be a serious matter

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Social robots get smarter and more capable

Sep 27 2019

(Français) Getting dressed, eating healthy meals, taking medication, tracking vital signs: these are some of the daily tasks that social robots soon will be able to help with—supporting aging-in-place, especially for older adults with cognitive impairment. “The response to this project and the robots we’ve been developing has been exceptional,” says Dr. Goldie Nejat, director

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