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Winter is Here


The weather took a turn for the worse here in Vancouver. We rarely experience snow in November, but this year we did. Here are a few articles to read while you stay home in the warmth.

  • Interesting article in The Economist on the changes to Japan's population. As shown in the above impressive graph, Japan's population is aging faster than any other country.
  • In the United States doctors are being trained to become a first line of defense to protect the elderly from becoming victims of scams. 
  • This must be some kind of a record for elder abuse. A 76 year old man in New York faces prison for stealing money from his 98 year old friend and business colleague. New York Post
  •  The future may be closer than we think. An international team of scientists is creating a robot to provide in home care for the elderly.
  • A new set of indicators to help nurses diagnose depression in Seniors living in Nursing Homes. Psychcentral

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