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Pilot project to give cash to Ontario patients for ‘self-directed’ home care.

Will this new pilot eventually offer more choices to patients as they heal or age at home?

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“You’re not alone when you’re with Company”

There is a new Alzheimer’s health club and dementia care in York Region, Ontario.

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How We Spend Our Health Care Dollars As We Age.

Whether in Canada or the USA, care costs are high, as we age.

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Seniors with dementia eased into dental care

Compassion and extra care go a long way to make people with dementia comfortable at the dentist.

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Better process for disability tax credits.

The government wants to hear from Canadians, especially those with disabilities and their caregivers.

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It’s tax time. Are you claiming everything?

Everything from gluten-free food to medical marijuana can be claimed as a medical expense, not just prescriptions.

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Biogen’s Alzheimer’s Drug Impresses in Early Trial

Treatment slows cognitive decline, shows benefit of attacking plaque on brain.

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Mental health report warns of caregiver stress, suicide rates.

A new study aims to “paint a fuller picture of mental health in Canada.”

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Coming home to mobility issues

Falls are the leading cause of injury death among adults over 65.

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Supreme Court allows doctor-assisted suicide in specific cases.

The Supreme Court’s ruling revisited the controversial and emotional issue of assisted suicide.

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