Seniors’ Care

Researchers study ‘super seniors’ for clues to their longevity

Rare healthy old people like musician Dal Richards, 97, may lack disease susceptibility factors, researchers say

An inside look at palliative care

The CBC will be broadcasting a one hour documentary on palliative care produced by UBC and Providence.

Award-winning unit gets $400,000 facelift to improve patient care

Mount Saint Joseph Hospital (MSJ) is celebrating the completion of nearly half a million dollars in renovations on its award-winning Geriatric Medicine Unit.

Mount Saint Joseph Hospital is celebrating the completion of nearly half a million dollars in renovations on its award-winning Geriatric Medicine Unit.  

April 16th is National Advance Care Planning Day - Let's Start the Conversation

An advance care plan is a summary of your beliefs, values and wishes that must be respected when future decisions are made for you

You never know what’s around the corner. You may be healthy one day, and the next an accident or illness could happen. If you are not able to communicate with others about the health care you would wish or refuse, someone else will be asked to decide for you.

Early bird registration: Tapestry Foundation hosts Geriatric Services Conference

Join us at the 2013 British Columbia Geriatric Services Conference for health care professionals, Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Join us at the 2013 British Columbia Geriatric Services Conference for health care professionals, Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Music As Therapy, One Note at a Time

“There are so many ways to use music in the healing process,” says Lennie Tan, music therapist at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital. “We can sing or dance, play instruments or clap in time – even just listening to music can be a comforting, communal experience.”

Tapestry Foundation for Health Care Launches Penny Drive to Fund Dementia Research and Other Seniors’ Services

The Tapestry Foundation for Health Care - which raises funds for medical equipment, programs, services, education and research in the field of elder care - is asking the public to help support this effort by donating their pennies.

Updated simulated community helps rehab patients transition home

A one-of-a-kind rehabilitation experience in British Columbia, featuring a grocery store, gas station, ATM and parked car, has been given new life by donors.

Updated Simulated Community Helps Holy Family Hospital Rehab Patients Transition Home

A one-of-a-kind rehabilitation experience in British Columbia, featuring a grocery store, gas station, ATM and parked car, has been given new life by donors.

In The Bloom At Brock Fahrni

More than two years in the making, the Brock Fahrni garden renewal project was received with great anticipation from residents

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