3 tips for addressing elder abuse
One in 10 Canadian seniors experience elder abuse and this frequency is expected to increase as this vulnerable population ages. Elder abuse can take a variety of forms, such as financial, physical, psychological and sexual, and typically occurs in the home or in care facilities. Learn how to spot elder abuse and help protect your elderly loved ones.
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A connection formed by memory
Award-winning brain health researcher Dr. Graham Collingridge is studying how memories are formed and lost as he works to develop a new drug that will help patients like Oscar, a retired doctor and Holocaust survivor who is cared for at home by Eva, his devoted wife of nearly 60 years.
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Sinai Radiothon raises over $120,000
On June 8, 2017 Sinai Health System partnered with Fairchild Radio to broadcast live from Mount Sinai Hospital, Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Health Complex. The day included inspirational stories from patients, physicians and staff about the incredible care at Sinai Health System. Thanks to support from the community the radiothon raised over $120,000!
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Jennifer turns a terminal cancer diagnosis into hope for others
At age 26, Jennifer was diagnosed with aggressive stage 3 breast cancer and was treated at the Marvelle Koffler Breast Centre (MKBC) at Mount Sinai. But after more than a year of living cancer free, her cancer returned and she learned she had only months left. Despite this diagnosis, Jennifer has remained positive and is leading a campaign to support future research and treatment at the MKBC to help save others.Read Jennifer's story