This article reviews the findings of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study that sought evidence for the efficacy of low-dose TCH in reducing neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia. 9 pages. Last reviewed March 2019.
This article provides a review of epidemiological findings focusing on illicit drug use disorders and nonmedical use of prescription drugs in older adults 50 years and older. 20 pages. Last reviewed March 2019.
This rapid response report was intended to help Canadian health care decision-makers, health care professionals and others to make well-informed decisions to improve the quality of care. 8 pages. Last reviewed March 2019.
This resource from the Government of Canada is a summary of peer-reviewed literature and international reviews focused on the potential therapeutic uses and harmful effects of cannabis and cannabinoids. 266 pages. Last reviewed March 2019.
Highlights of this issue include a reading list on "Dual Sensory Loss in Older Adults” as well as updates from AGE-WELL, BrainXchange, Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, Centre for Studies in Aging and Health, Deafblind Ontario Services, National Institute on Ageing, Ontario Centres for Learning, Research & Innovation in Long-Term Care, Ontario Community Support Association, Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging and Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario.
Information about the Seniors Community Grant Program and CABHI Spark Program funding opportunities are included. Opportunities to share insights related to health care improvement and dementia are also featured. A number of upcoming events and educational opportunities are listed. Sign up to receive Linkages directly here.