The number of Canadian seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is rising steadily, and so is the burden on caregivers and health care systems.
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors.
A report comparing the characteristics and health care use of COPD high users and low/moderate users in Alberta. It also highlights regional variations across Alberta’s health zones.
The relationship between continuity of care with a family physician and the use of avoidable hospital services.
Continuity of care with a family medicine physician can help reduce hospitalizations and emergency department use.