JGH opens Wellness in Aging Centre to enhance care for the elderly
To meet the growing needs of the elderly, the JGH has launched the Susan & Aron Lieberman Family Wellness in Aging Geriatric Centre, with nearly triple the space of the previous facility.
Maximizing comfort for individuals with advanced dementia
When those with advanced dementia are receiving care that’s meant to maximize comfort, what should be avoided? Transferring them to a hospital, tube-feeding them, and testing or treating them for a bacterial infection, a U.S. geriatrics expert has told a JGH audience.
Volunteer program honoured for enhancing care of hospitalized seniors
The JGH’s Hospital Elder Life Program has won an award from Desjardins, recognizing the way intensively trained volunteers—supported by Multidisciplinary Services, Nursing and Geriatrics—enhance the quality of care for hospitalized seniors.
The Auxiliary … it’s about caring
With the 80th-anniversary celebration of The Auxiliary now under way, we would like to express our deep gratitude to the many preceding generations of women whose hard work and dedication have enabled today’s Auxiliary to do so much for the patients of the JGH.