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Attitudes and opportunities: Medical students’ and doctors’ attitudes towards older patients — British Geriatrics Society

Another article I have to share as I have worked with older adults/seniors for 17 years. My past work was with youth and families and adults with mental health issues, but my passion is older adults! This is a great article with excellent information-take a look!     Dr Rajvinder Samra is a Chartered Psychologist… Continue reading Attitudes and opportunities: Medical students’ and doctors’ attitudes towards older patients — British Geriatrics Society

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See Me NOT my Disease Campaign…..

http://www.newswire.ca/fr/story/1094597/alzheimer-society-campaign-tackles-stigma-of-dementia An educational campaign on what Dementia is. It is not contagious, it is not a reason to stop being friends with one diagnosed with Dementia-learn the symptoms.....

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Public Healthcare-Canada

http://ochuleftwords.blogspot.com/2012/11/moving-patients-from-public-hospitals.html Worth a read. People should not be living in the hospital if there is another public alternative. I am a big supporter of the public health system as long as people are getting quality services in a timely manner. Public residences with caring, attentive staff is a great solution than one 'living' in the… Continue reading Public Healthcare-Canada