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

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Rachel’s story: an excerpt from silver threads

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?

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

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

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 ...

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