Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

Unpaid Caregivers. Worth their time in GOLD

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Labour Day is a back to school time and for me this translates into the time to start new projects and a time to take stock of current events so as to be able to plan ahead with anticipation. The September 1, 2014 Globe and Mail Editorial and Comment page ...

The Ongoing Debate – Assisted Suicide in Canada

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

On August 20, 2014 CNN published an article about “suicide tourism” in Switzerland and a paper published in the Journal of Medical Ethics about the number of people who visit Switzerland to commit suicide with the assistance of a doctor. According to the article by CNN the paper indicates Switzerland ...

Aging = Depression?

Monday, August 18th, 2014

With the tragic death of Robin Williams, who touched so many of us with his humour, this week’s blog is about mental health and specifically, depression. The Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health tells us that depression is the most common mental health problem for older adults and has ‘profound ...