Why does animal therapy work?

by THE DOUGLAS INSTITUTE

It is a bewitching fact of life that there is an emotional bond between humans and animals, but why?…

Piecing together the past

by LUC RINALDI

Ben Atkinson-Willes’s grandfather loved jigsaw puzzles--you could regularly find him with a piece…

“There are only four kinds of people in the world: Those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.”

— Rosalynn Carter —

Home, Safe Home

by RICHIE ASSALY

Occupational Therapists are trained to identify and support a client’s needs, strengths and capabilities…

Kids create the darndest things. Like this one, who designed a wearable health device for his grandfather…

When Steve Boryszczuk made the difficult decision to place his wife of almost three decades in a home…

Quitting work to care

by CHARLIE COOPER

In 2014, over 50,000 people in Great Britain will have to quit their jobs to care for family members…

Fake bus stop wards off wandering

by HARRY DE QUETTEVILLE

One of the hallmark symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease is that people often feel the need to "just go…