Search Resources (English): Elder care, Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)

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Rachel’s story: an excerpt from silver threads  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_4_Fall.pdf

This story shares one woman's experience of growing old. Describes and analyses the economic, political, social and physical forces that affect all of us as we grow older. 

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Published: 1987
Do seniors get good health care?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_3_Fall_Winter.pdf

This article is an up-front look at some of the pressing issues facing seniors today. Illustrates a general dissatisfaction with doctors and the quality of health care services.  

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Published: 1992
Long-term care homes legislation : Lessons from Ontario  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39381

Looks at why gender matters when discussing long-term care homes using the Ontario Legislature's 2007 Long-term Care Homes Act as an example.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2007
Not a medical emergency  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1983_Healthsharing_Spring.pdf

This article is a not so imaginary piece of fiction about a nurse’s efforts to meet the desires of a patient when faced with hospital bureaucracy.

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Published: 1983
There was an old woman ...  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1986_Healthsharing_Vol_7_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article explores the housing needs of seniors, who are predominantly women, and illustrates some new and traditional housing options designed specifically for seniors.  Introduces the term Granny Flat. 

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Published: 1986