Aging in Place Vancouver

How to Effectively Facilitate Aging in Place

Not long ago, our friends at The Atlantic published an article on aging in the current medical care climate. Appropriately entitled ‘The Hospital is No Place for the Elderly’, this damning expose on the American medical system discussed how and why the system is failing elderly and chronically ill patients. While the piece isn’t groundbreaking […]

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Careage Home and Health, the accessibility innovators behind barrier-free ‘Aging in Place’ living philosophy, are pleased to announce a comprehensive plan to act on the Government of BC’s ‘Accessibility 2024’ Action Plan, specifically in areas of Accessible Housing. A recent study found that 90% of Canadians believe that people with disabilities are not fully included […]

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Almost half of Canadian seniors in nursing homes given dangerous medications: Report

Nearly half of Canada’s vulnerable seniors living in nursing homes were given drugs flagged for being potentially dangerous and inappropriate, a new national health study has found. A report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) found 46.5 per cent of seniors living in long-term care facilities across the country claimed a prescription for […]

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