Cette infographie exhorte les gens à amorcer une démarche de planification préalable des soins au moyen d’un message bien clair:  Il est temps de nous sortir la tête du sable et de parler de nos volontés de fin de vie.

This french poster encourages people to think about and talk about their end of life wishes.

Cette infographie décrit simplement les statistiques sur la planification préalable des soins.
This infographic describes Canadian statistics on Advance Care Planning.

Antipsychotic medications are used to treat a variety of different mental health conditions. They may be used to treat people with dementia when they have certain serious behaviours that are hard to manage with other strategies. As a member of the care team, you have an important role to play in helping the health care providers decide whether this treatment is a good choice for your family member or friend. This guide will help you learn more about how antipsychotic medications are used to help people with dementia. 

This tool is designed to help providers understand, assess, and manage residents in LTC homes with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (responsive behaviours), with a focus on antipsychotic medications. It was developed as part of Centre for Effective Practice’s Academic Detailing Service for LTC homes. This tool integrates best-practice evidence with clinical experience, and makes reference to relevant existing tools and services wherever possible. 

This tool is designed to help providers understand, assess, and manage residents in LTC homes with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (responsive behaviours), with a focus on antipsychotic medications. It was developed as part of Centre for Effective Practice’s Academic Detailing Service for LTC homes. This tool integrates best-practice evidence with clinical experience, and makes reference to relevant existing tools and services wherever possible.

Like most people, you’ve probably heard that physical activity, including exercise, is good for you. If you’re already active, keep it up. It may even be time to push yourself a little harder, try a new activity, or find new ways to add exercise to your daily life. 
Don’t worry if you’ve never exercised, or if you stopped exercising for some reason. Let us help you get moving. By picking up this book and looking through it, you’ve taken an important first step toward good health.

These days, aging in place is easier than ever before, and many people are taking advantage of the option to remain at home for as long as possible. In fact, many adults in retirement say they would prefer to age in their own homes rather than move into a senior facility or to a relative’s abode.

This document outlines tips you can take to prevent fall. 

This 6 page reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources including:

  • Online education
  • Resources to assist care partners
  • Information on different forms of dementia
  • Supports in South East Ontario

Driver safety requires more than understanding road signs and traffic laws. As you get older, you'll likely notice physical changes that can make certain actions — such as turning your head to look for oncoming traffic or braking safely — more challenging. Still, older drivers can remain safe on the road. Consider seven tips for older drivers.

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