Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Shortage of geriatricians in Canada creating perfect storm

There aren't enough geriatricians in Canada to cope with the number of older adults, reports a new paper from the University of Waterloo and published in the Canadian Geriatrics Journal.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Students sweep national case competition

Three student teams from Waterloo’s School of Public Health and Health Systems beat out 26 other teams from across the country to claim the top spots at the 2013 Canadian Evaluation Society’s student case competition.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Study shows Canadian youth get failing grade in their health

WATERLOO, Ont. (Wednesday, June 19, 2013) — Canadian students in Grade 12 are in worse health than their younger high school peers, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

New partnership between Canadian Red Cross and interRAI will ensure help reaches vulnerable people in times of disaster

TORONTO, June 13, 2013 /CNW/ - A new partnership between Canadian Red Cross and interRAI will bring together interRAI's expertise in health assessments and the experience of Canadian Red Cross in disaster response and community health services to ensure the most vulnerable Canadians receive the right help quickly in times of emergency.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Research by Paul Stolee shows home-based rehab for seniors improves quality of life

A new study from the University of Waterloo and the University of Toronto shows that home care for seniors with musculoskeletal problems like arthritis or broken bones improves quality of life and is more cost-effective than in-patient hospital treatment or long-term care homes.