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January 29, 2021
This study is part of a series conducted under the Canadian Frailty Network (Formerly TVN) Transformative Grant Program, focused on increasing access, uptake, and impact of […]
January 25, 2021
Although access to advance care planning (ACP), palliative care, and hospice has increased, public attitudes may still be barriers to their optimal use.
January 25, 2021
According to a study recently published in The Gerontologist, older people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer often face discrimination during end-of-life care. They’re […]
January 25, 2021
There is no doubt that COVID-19 has significantly disrupted the course of health and clinical research. However, despite the challenges of carrying out research during COVID-19, […]
January 18, 2021
In many cases, life-sustaining treatment preferences are not timely discussed with older patients. Advance care planning (ACP) offers medical professionals an opportunity to discuss patients’ preferences.
January 18, 2021
Nurse navigator-led interventions led to more advanced care planning for vulnerable older adults, compared to standard of care, according to recent research published in JAMA Internal […]

It is feasible to flag ‘near end-of-life’ status in older patients from routine general practice data