This website discusses the different types of technology that can help older adults with everyday life. Assisted living facilities offer an appealing solution for many seniors, but smart home automation can make independent living comfortable and help with the daily tasks of home management. Last reviewed June 2018.

This article discusses that many older adults leave the hospital frailer than when they started and how some of that is preventable. Most of the damage done by acute illness is baked in to how frailty works and therefore, rehabilitation is strongly suggested in acute care for effective recovery. Last reviewed June 2018

Today, many elders are vulnerable to abuse and exploitation in a plethora of ways. Unfortunately, an excess of these cases go unreported and unnoticed to the public. With that said, it is important to address the topic to prevent elder abuse from becoming more prevalent. This guide will address the different types of elder abuse, how to address and prevent them, and also how to avoid becoming a elderly victim of theft. Last reviewed June 2018.

This clinical practice guideline is intended to help clincicians make decisions about when and how to safely taper and stop benzodiazepine receptor agonists (BZRAs). This guideline applies to patients who are using BZRAs to treat  primary insomnia or comorbid insomia where the potential comorbidities are effectively managed. 13 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

This paper describes the context of later life and what resilience means in this context. Several points are reviewed regarding the development and function of resilience in the oldest-old and the younger old cohorts. 8 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

Older adults are more severely impacted by drug and alcohol abuse than most people realize. With age, this population may experience changes in their physical and mental well-being, social circles and family dynamics, and may require more assistance in their everyday lives.  Substance use disorders can be treated, and recovery is possible for anyone, no matter their age. Last reviewed May 2018.

This report presents key findings on physical, mental, and social aspects of aging using data collected from 50,000 Canadians aged 45-85. It highlights insights related to: physical and psychological health, loneliness and social isolation, caregiving and care receiving, transportation and mobility, work and retirement, physical function, disability and falls, lesbian, gay and bisexual aging, and lifestyle and behaviour, among others. 210 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

This guide explores the different ways that dogs can help people with mental health. It also explores the benefits on how dogs can help older adults living with loneliness, depression, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease. 12 parts. Last reviewed May 2018.

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between self-compassion and psychological resilience in a sample of residents living in a sample of residents living in a continuing care retirement community. 16 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

The authors examined the association of health status, social networks and resilience in community dwelling older adults living in rural and remote locations. 8 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

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