Former HHS nurse advocates for people living with dementia
Phyllis Fehr spent her career in nursing, caring for Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) patients at Juravinski Hospital, McMaster University Medical...
Introducing… a behavioural health recreation therapist
Jean Riley is a recreation therapist at St. Peter’s Hospital. She has worked at Hamilton Health Sciences for 25 years,...
Preventing delirium in the hospital
Have you ever heard of delirium? This disorder isn’t commonly understood, but it is a common concern among older adults in the hospital.
Supporting loved ones with dementia over the holidays
The holidays are a wonderful time to spend with family. But when you are supporting a loved one with dementia, certain aspects can become more stressful. These tips will help you adapt your holiday plans so...
Regular aging or Alzheimer’s?
There are 10 common warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. It’s important to understand how these signs appear in someone with Alzheimer’s disease compared to normal aging.
Robotic pets delight patients with dementia
Patients at St. Peter's Hospital are now benefitting from a new type of pet therapy. The process isn't all that different, but the pets are. They're robotic...
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