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What are ways to prevent falls and related fractures?
Looks at ways seniors can prevent falls and minimize broken bones. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Gender, health and ageing
Examines the gender differences in patterns and impact of major diseases of the elderly, as well as in access to health care services. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Seniors and HIV/AIDS: it's time to start talking
Discusses the need for seniors to protect themselves from HIV. Identifies the symptoms and risks of contracting the virus and highlights the greater risk menopausal women face. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Eldercare in Canada: context, content and consequences
Provides an initial analysis of the nature and extent of informal elder caregiving in Canada for the subpopulation of seniors who require help because of a long-term health or activity limitation.
Published: 1999
Senior women in New Brunswick
Provides statistical data on the population, living arrangements, health, and income of senior women in New Brunswick. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Measuring the effctiveness of home care: background paper
Examines several aspect of aging and health, and provides recommendations concerning the measurement of life satisfaction, health related quality of life, patient satisfaction and caregiver burden. Also looks at the impact of home care services on rates on institutionalization, and resident or client classification systems for home care and nursing home care.
Published: 1996
Seniors and aging: preventing falls in and around your home
Presents factors that may increase the risk of falling. Suggests ways to minimize risks in and around the home. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Death of a spouse: the impact on income for senior men and women
Compares the dynamics of income during widowhood among women and men aged 65 and over. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Multiple medication use among seniors
Examines the prevalence of medication use among Canadian seniors. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Thyroid disease in late life
Describes the challenges in detecting thyroid dysfunction in the elderly and outlines treatments for hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. (See Details)
Published: 2000