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The Toronto Home Care Digest for August 9, 2013

Posted by Steve Jones

Fri, Aug 9, 2013


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New Research Discovers Effects of Alzheimer's Disease Could Be Reversed

Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute recently concluded that by blocking a certain receptor in the brain, as much as 50% of the effects of Alzheimer's could be reversed, even in advanced patients.

Court Ruling Could Change How (and If) You Receive Physio Treatment

The Ontario Health Ministry and private physio clinics clash over regulations regarding the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).


Senior_WorkerNew Options for Aging Workers

“Age can be measured as years to live rather than years since birth,” say Marcel Boyer of the Université de Montréal and Sébastien Boyer of Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf. “Viewed in this way, the Canadian population is not getting older in the traditional sense, but getting younger.”

Health Care Dollars Could Keep Seniors Home Longer

For many seniors currently filling beds in hospital wards, if they had been getting proper support where they lived, they wouldn’t have ended up going to emergency in the first place.

Private clinics recording healthy growth despite ‘hostile’ atmosphere

In an age when patients are pumped through the doctor’s office within minutes, every client can stay for an hour in many private clinics.

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