Toronto Rehab teams up with Michener to undergo the frail aging experience

Michener’s aging simulation suit lets wearers step into the shoes of frail patients – watch how one occupational therapist suits up for the eye-opening experience. Noosha Afshin Jah’s hands shake and her voice wavers as she arrives for her appointment. Her joints ache, she’s uneasy on her feet and she relies on a cane for…

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Nothing about me without me

How Michener is addressing ageism in healthcare Marie Blanchard had a cold. She got it on the plane, on her way home from vacation, and started coughing just as her plane landed. “I was coughing quite badly and they plunked me in a wheelchair,” recalls the 70-year-old Toronto resident. “I never use a wheelchair, but…

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Michener Institute – Baycrest program prepares next generation of healthcare professionals for unique needs of older patients

Toronto, ON – A new geriatric training course developed by The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences in partnership with Baycrest Health Sciences aims to prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals for the unique needs and care challenges of older patients. Working With Seniors: A Primer for Healthcare Providers is available to students enrolled…

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