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Canada’s health-care system fails to account for senior migration

Migrating seniors pay most of their lifetime taxes in one province and then consume most of their health care in another (FREE)

Canada’s aging population puts a strain on government coffers

Canada’s aging population puts a strain on government coffers

But some careful fiscal management would mitigate the adverse effects of Canada’s aging population (FREE)

Block the pop-ups: think less, think better

Block the pop-ups: think less, think better

BERNIER Stop feeding your mind worthless thoughts and negative emotions. If you want peace, restrain your mind and strengthen your will power (FREE TRIAL!)

Train the mind and grow happier

A new weekly Troy Media column by Nicole Bernier explores how you can overcome negativity, particularly as you age

Over-medicating to manage behaviour is damaging and wasteful

It’s time to talk about the overuse of antipsychotics among adults with developmental disabilities

Food is medicine where malnutrition and frailty are concerned

(Troy Media) Malnutrition common problem for patients entering health care facilities in Canada – costing the system $2 billion annually

Health system’s tragic neglect of seniors’ oral health

HEALTH (Troy Media) The tragic consequences will continue until health ministries’ introduce meaningful policy to eliminate gaps in this essential element of personal care

ACE a common-sense approach to eldercare

CAREGIVING (Troy Media) Acute Care for Elders (ACE) is designed to treat elderly patients in a way that respects their abilities and limitations, speeds healing and promotes safe discharges home

Spelling out your end-of-life care expectations

HEALTH (Troy Media) It’s time to expand assisted-dying legislation to include advance directives for dementia. Legally and ethically, they’re the right path forward for Canadians

More isn’t always better: making better health-care choices

HEALTH (Troy Media) Canadians have more than one million unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures every year. But we can improve patient outcomes and save resources

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