Jul 26th, 2020
A big part of my job as a geriatrician is fighting ageism. Ageism is defined as discrimination against an individual because of their age and that can be younger age or older age or somewhere in between. It's not hard to find examples of ageism, there rampant in advertising and marketing.
But why should we be worried about ageism and how can it be harmful.
Jun 1st, 2020
A Geriatrician points out that Self Care happens when we take control in 3 ways:
1. Asking for Help
2. Saying "No"
3. Practising Self Compassion
May 3rd, 2020
A Geriatrician reviews the pros and cons of taking a family member out of a senior's home, like an assisted living facility, during an infection pandemic.
Mar 22nd, 2020
We talk to an expert in infectious diseases about Coronavirus, a new virus that originated in China and has spread to Canada. Social distancing and good hygiene can help to limit the spread and protect older adults and their families.