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New Devices May Bring Improved Treatment To Stroke Patients - A large new trial provides the first substantial evidence that new devices can improve the outcome of patients who have acute ischemic stroke. Earlier, less sophisticated versions of the devices had produced disappointing results in clinical trials. The previous trials may also have been hindered by long treatment delays and difficulties in recruiting suitable patients. The new devices are retrievable stents that extract blood clots from inside vessels. Read more: Forbes
Doctors and nurses working with critically ill patients suffer moral distress, research finds - Five years ago, Canadian critical care specialist Dr. Daren Heyland walked out of an intensive care unit and never went back. Read more:
Giving: The Art of Risking Ourselves in the World - The final offering on Exploring Life for 2014 explores giving as the art of risking ourselves in the world. To be giving of ourselves can sometimes become an act of courage that moves us far beyond of our comfort zone. It is here, in these liminal and sometimes frightening spaces of our experience, that we feel the deeper undercurrents of giving. Read more: Exploring Life
Santa Maria allegations arose when family set up video, sources say - Allegations of abuse of a resident of a Regina nursing arose after family members had a video system set up in the man's room, according to information obtained by CBC News. Read more: CBC News Canada
Baby boomers not causing a housing downturn after all - Historical predictions of an oversupplied housing market caused by a mass exodus of baby boomers from their residential homes have been debunked by a new study. Read more: Mortgage Broker News Canaa
Travelling with Grandkids - Ah, travels with grandkids. What gift does this globe-trotting grandma give her grandchildren on their birthdays? My little ones each receive “an adventure” tailored to their interests and age group. I began this ritual when they were four years old by treating them to special activities within the city. Then we graduated to destinations further afield. I believe intergenerational travel inspires meaningful bonding experiences and, to my great pleasure, the children refer back to our excursions over and over again. Read more: Everything Zoomer
Three Gift Giving Rules for Your Happiest Holiday Yet - Walmart, Target, Amazon -- as usual, these were among the most sought after retailers this past Black Friday. And before the sun set on Friday evening, my inbox was already exploding with alerts on even bigger and better sales on Cyber Monday to help knock out some holiday gifts ... things, things, things and more things! Give the gift of things! Read more: Huffington Post
Organizations slow to respond to aging workforce - It’s not exactly news. The Conference Board of Canada has released a study indicating Canadian organizations could be doing a better job at strategic workforce planning. Read more: Canadian HR Reporter
How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death, British study on aging suggests - How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you'll live. That's according to British research posing that question to about 6,500 adults. Those who felt younger than their real age lived the longest over the following eight years. Read more: Winnipeg Free Press
Success Stories – Maegan Spezowka - When asked how she found herself working in Food Services for a health care organization, Carewest Commissary Manager Maegan Spezowka tells the story of her grandmother who spent 10 years living in a long-term care home. Read more: Research Institute for Aging

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