Acting on the lessons of COVID-19, Dr. Nathan Stall helps shape LTC reform
What happened in long-term care homes during COVID-19 was “a dark mark” in Ontario’s history. Geriatrician and Early-Career Award recipient, Dr. Nathan Stall, is influencing policy and system-level change so that it never happens again.
Dr. Basran: “We can’t fix chronic disease. But we can provide better care.”
Saskatchewan’s only Royal College-certified geriatrician shares her efforts to support older patients and insights on how to provide better care.
Family physician cites optimism on the future of seniors’ care
“I’m actually optimistic that when I’m older we’ll have even more great doctors with a passion for taking care of older adults. I think there is no better job, to be honest with you.”
Geriatrician reflects on his specialty’s “big picture” approach
“We ask, ‘How do I help the whole person and how do I help the family?’ If you like that level of complexity, not dealing with just one system or one organ, then this is a field for you.”
The surprising ways Baby Boomers impact ophthalmologist care
“I think that what gets lost is that there are a lot of diseases that have a prevalence rate with seniors and with the Baby Boomers coming forward, the demands are soaring.”
Seniors receive about one third of all medical services, new study shows
The report analyzed data on all fee-for-service care provided to patients aged 65 and older from the Canadian Institute for Health Information’s National Physician Database.