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Drugging seniors in nursing homes won't solve senior care woes
Sept. 26, 2014 – Those living in a regulated nursing home are likely in the frailest condition of their lives, and approaching the end of life. The individual reasons for entering a nursing home are many, but commonly, residents require intense personal care for an indefinite period of time. Nursing home residents often require significant assistance because many suffer from chronic conditions, which impair their capacity to live on their own. Residents rely heavily on the nursing home to ensure their protection and well-being.

So it is paradoxical – some would say tragic – that nursing home residents are too often put on drugs they don’t need, which can be dangerous, and may even kill them.

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Alberta to create rural health care action plan
Sept. 26, 2014 – The Alberta government is embarking on a comprehensive review of health care in the province’s rural communities, saying this will ensure that care is coordinated in an efficient and predictable manner.
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Massage therapy students get hands-on training with new clinic opening
mend.jpgSept. 25, 2014 – London, Ont.-based Fanshawe College has launched its first on-campus massage therapy clinic.

The clinic, called Mend, is open to the public and provides Fanshawe’s massage therapy students the opportunity to develop and perfect their massage therapy techniques with hands-on clinical experience, the college said in a statement.

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New Alberta health minister promises change, but no radical reforms to health-care
Sept. 24, 2014 – Alberta's new health minister says there won't be massive reforms to the province's health-care system but there will be changes in how things are done.

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