16 episodes

The National Initiative for Care Of The Elderly (NICE) has compiled a series of podcast episodes based on research studies focused on understanding life challenges as people age.

The NICE Care of the Elderly podcast covers a wide range of topics, including caregiving, finance, legal, elder abuse, mental health, physical health, and end-of-life issues affecting Canadian seniors.

The NICE Care of the Elderly podcast episodes are also available on our website at https://www.nicenet.ca. The website provides a text transcript, related links/videos, and a downloadable PDF version.

Over 20 years, the research agenda was supported by National and International grant funding obtained and directed by Dr. Lynn McDonald, NICE Scientific Director, and members of the NICE research community.

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The National Initiative for Care Of The Elderly (NICE) has compiled a series of podcast episodes based on research studies focused on understanding life challenges as people age.

The NICE Care of the Elderly podcast covers a wide range of topics, including caregiving, finance, legal, elder abuse, mental health, physical health, and end-of-life issues affecting Canadian seniors.

The NICE Care of the Elderly podcast episodes are also available on our website at https://www.nicenet.ca. The website provides a text transcript, related links/videos, and a downloadable PDF version.

Over 20 years, the research agenda was supported by National and International grant funding obtained and directed by Dr. Lynn McDonald, NICE Scientific Director, and members of the NICE research community.

    Capacity and Consent: Canadian Seniors

    Capacity and Consent: Canadian Seniors

    Seniors who cannot make decisions independently may need assistance or support to exercise their legal capacity.
    A person has legal capacity when they can understand and appreciate the consequences of a decision.
    You can access this NICE Care of the Elderly podcast episode on our website at : https://www.nicenet.ca/articles/capacity-and-consent-canadian-seniors . The website provides a text transcript, related links/videos, and a downloadable PDF version.
    The National Initiative for Care Of The Elderly (NICE) has compiled a series of podcasts based on research studies focused on understanding life challenges as people age. 

    • 1 min
    Seniors and Weight Loss Drugs in Canada

    Seniors and Weight Loss Drugs in Canada

    Older adults may require extra monitoring from their healthcare providers to mitigate potential health risks.
    The obesity drugs should be combined with lifestyle changes to get the best results and minimize the chance of weight gain in the future.
    You can access this NICE Care of the Elderly podcast episode on our website at: https://www.nicenet.ca/articles/seniors-and-weight-loss-drugs-ozempic-and-wegovy. The website provides a text transcript, related links/videos, and a downloadable PDF version. 
    The National Initiative for Care Of The Elderly (NICE) has compiled a series of podcasts based on research studies focused on understanding life challenges as people age. 

    • 2 min
    Introduction to NICE Information Tools Podcast

    Introduction to NICE Information Tools Podcast

    The National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) has compiled a series of Information Tools based on research studies focused on understanding life challenges as people age.
    You can access this NICE Care of the Elderly podcast episode on our website at https://www.nicenet.ca/articles/introduction-to-the-nice-information-tools. The website provides a text transcript, related links/videos, and a downloadable PDF version.

    • 1 min
    Internet Scams Targeting Canadian Seniors

    Internet Scams Targeting Canadian Seniors

    The elderly in Canada are increasingly being targeted by internet scams.
    Seniors are particularly vulnerable to internet scams because they tend to be polite and trusting, have less computer skills, and are less likely to report fraud. 
    You can access this NICE Care of the Elderly podcast episode on our website at: https://www.nicenet.ca/articles/internet-scams-targeting-seniors. The website provides a text transcript, related links/videos, and a downloadable PDF version. 
    The National Initiative for Care Of The Elderly (NICE) has compiled a series of podcast episodes based on research studies focused on understanding life challenges as people age. 

    • 4 min
    Smartphone Tips for Canadian Seniors and Caregivers

    Smartphone Tips for Canadian Seniors and Caregivers

    Common sense tips to help seniors use smartphones more easily.
    These tips are focused on optimizing the iPhone but are relevant to all smartphones. 
    These tips use the standard features of a modern smartphone.
    You can access this NICE Care of the Elderly podcast episode on our website at: https://www.nicenet.ca/articles/smartphone-tips-for-seniors-and-caregivers. The website provides a text transcript, related links/videos, and a downloadable PDF version. 
    The National Initiative for Care Of The Elderly (NICE) has compiled a series of podcast episodes based on research studies focused on understanding life challenges as people age. 

    • 2 min
    Palliative Care for Seniors in Canada

    Palliative Care for Seniors in Canada

    Palliative care is a holistic approach that treats a person with serious illness. It involves a range of care providers including the person's unpaid caregivers.
    Canadian primary health care providers can help provide palliative care for people with serious illness that: helps improve their quality of life and aligns with their values and wishes.
    You can access this NICE Care of the Elderly podcast episode on our website at: https://www.nicenet.ca/articles/palliative-care. The website provides a text transcript, related links/videos, and a downloadable PDF version.
    The National Initiative for Care Of The Elderly (NICE) has compiled a series of podcast episodes based on research studies focused on understanding life challenges as people age. 

    • 1 min

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