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Dutch Dementia Patients Can Be legally euthanized.

LANDMARK DECISION IN DUTCH EUTHANASIA LEGISLATION In April, 2020, the Dutch Supreme Court ruled that doctors could legally carry out euthanasia on people with advanced dementia who had earlier put their wishes in writing even if they could no longer confirm them because of their illness. The ruling is a landmark in Dutch euthanasia legislation […]

Alberta’s COVID-19 Outbreak Forces Closure of Over 500 Continuing Care Beds

Widespread outbreaks of the coronavirus in Alberta’s continuing care network have forced operators to close hundreds of beds in their facilities, creating a bottleneck in the broader health care system that could soon translate to reduced access to elective surgeries and other procedures. Continuing care facilities across the province have collectively closed more than 500 […]

Class Action Lawsuit Seclusion In Mental Hospitals

CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT CITING ALLEGED USE OF PROLONGED ISOLATION ON MENTAL PATIENTS. The legal battle against solitary confinement in Canada has moved beyond the prisons in a proposed class-action lawsuit against a high-security psychiatric hospital for its alleged use of prolonged isolation on patients. The lawsuit accuses the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care in […]

Good Samaritan Southgate Centre deaths

23 residents at Edmonton’s GOOD SAMARITAN SOUTHGATE CARE CENTRE have died related to the facility’s ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. The outbreak at Good Samaritan is now considered the deadliest care centre outbreak in Alberta. As of Sunday, there are 43 active cases of COVID-19 in residents, as well as 24 active cases in employees. Fifteen residents […]

Abuse of Power

To whom it may concern, ABUSE OF POWER: SENIORS THREATENED WITH EVICTION. I writing this text over concerns about how some of the residents of ______ Lodge in _____, AB have been treated as the restrictions around COVID-19 have lighten a bit. It seems that the management at the ________ lodge have increased restriction rules […]

Murray Billett

October 5, 2009 Via Facsimile 780 496 8292 Mayor Stephen Mandel, Office of the Mayor, 2nd Floor City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, AB. T5J 2R7 Dear Mayor Mandel: REFERENCE:MURRAY BILLETT – POLICE COMMISSION REPRESENTATIVE. On Monday, September 28th, 2009, @ 11:00 AM, a number of us attended at a University Hospital, Edmonton, […]

Effectiveness of Mandatory License Testing

Comparative Study Traffic Inj Prev 2004 Dec;5(4):326-35. doi: 10.1080/15389580490509464. Effectiveness of Mandatory License Testing for Older Drivers in Reducing Crash Risk Among Urban Older Australian Drivers Jim Langford 1 , Michael Fitzharris, Sjaanie Koppel, Stuart Newstead ffiliations expand PMID: 15545070 DOI: 10.1080/15389580490509464 ABSTRACT Most licensing jurisdictions in Australia maintain mandatory assessment programs targeting older drivers, […]

Overhauling Long-term Care Staffing

Ontario issued an emergency order banning employees from working in more than one long-term care home ahead of an “action plan” that Premier Doug Ford will release today, 1) topping up salaries for part-time workers & 2) deploying hospital care teams to help manage outbreaks. In Quebec, to mitigate chronic staff shortages, François Legault’s government […]

Slave Lake , Points West Elder Care

May 01,2020 The untold undignified stories of our Seniors Care Centre Points West in Slave Lake, Alberta. I had my first experience with Points West in Slave Lake with a family of an elder going into care with dementia, I would visit this senior at least four plus times a week. As I visited this […]

Staying Healthy as you Age

10 Top tips for Staying Healthy as you Age   Professor Desmond O’Neil is a Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine and Professor in Medical Gerontology at Tallaght Hospital and Trinity College Dublin.   1. Embrace and welcome your own ageing: a negative disposition towards ageing is associated with worse outcomes in health.   2. Strive […]

Longer life, Linked to Religion

Attending religious services linked to longer lives, study shows Although religious observance is declining in the United States, about 40% of American women still attend services regularly, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. Many short-term studies over the years have indicated that practicing a religion may have a positive impact on health, […]

Canada Goes Softly Authoritarian

Morality now begins and ends with government. “Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect — freedom of thought and freedom of action.” – Supreme Court Justice Frank Murphy Canada has become quietly authoritarian, its government and courts increasingly persecuting a cadre of its minority citizens. No, […]

DriveABLE Assessment Corporation Inc.

ATTENTION SENIORS DriveABLE Assessment Corporation Inc. fabricates, widely publishing that: “DriveABLE testing is the only assessment program of it’s kind to be able to objectively measure a patients cognitive ability to drive.” “It’s the only cognitive assessment to be highly predictive of actual on-road performance. They further state that they can “accurately predict actual on-road […]

Edmonton Court- Restraining Order

EDMONTON COURT HOUSE – Queens Bench Hearing WEDNESDAY JANUARY 8, 2020 @ 10:00 AM WEBER V. LARSON RESTRAINING ORDER Relevant information: Family Isolating Senior- denying visitors- seizing estate Family denying senior all rights ATTEND

Statistics Indicate that Seniors are safe Drivers