Getting Around Town

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Transportation is a major issue for seniors, especially in rural communities. Losing one’s drivers license triggers many emotions- especially loss of independence. ‘Giving up the keys’ is a common discussion in many households and most often when adult children have concerns about their parent’s driving habits. Statistics Canada[1] report that in ...

The Force is Ageing

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

The Force is Ageing is the topic of today’s Mt. Sinai Geriatrics Institute. There is an excellent line up of speakers and Dr. Sinha, Director of Geriatrics at Sinai Health System will provide the opening address.  Topics include hearing loss in older adults, technology and the role of robotics, mental ...