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TANENBAUM FAMILY GIVES MILLION DOLLAR GIFT TO AGING BRAIN HEALTH RESEARCH AT BAYCREST

Canadian researchers breaking new ground in aging brain health have been given a $1-million gift from the estate of Anne Tanenbaum.  A news release from Toronto’s Baycrest says the money will establish the Anne Tanenbaum Kick Start Grants Program, allowing Baycrest’s … read more

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105 YEAR OLD OPERA SINGER PLACED IN TORONTO HOME AFTER LONG WAIT

A 105 year old former Russian opera singer will soon be moving into a Toronto long-term care home after a 10-year wait. Faina Mileikovskaia will be moving into a room at Baycrest’s Apotex Centre, a long-term care home 10 minutes from where she lives … read more

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The Zoomer Week In Review – May 6, 2012

On this episode of the Zoomer Week in Review – Libby goes behind the scenes at Baycrest to learn about their new online dementia diagnostic test! Robbie Lane interviews the famous Canadian Singer/Songwriter Gordon Lightfoot. Libby visits Ellen Von Unwerth’s exhibition at … read more

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Dr. Michael Gordon

Goldhawk Fights Back: Dr. Michael Gordon is Medical Program Director of Palliative Care at Baycrest. He talks to Dale about his new book, Late-Stage Dementia: Promoting Comfort, Compassion and Care.… read more

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Nira Rittenberg

Goldhawk Fights Back: Nira Rittenberg is an occupational therapist and case worker at Baycrest. She describes her work with dementia caregivers and shares the latest information on the many challenges of caregiving.… read more

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Dr. Eva Svoboda

Goldhawk Fights Back: Dr. Eva Svoboda is a clinical neuropsychologist in the Memory-Link program at Baycrest. Dr. Svoboda teaches patients suffering from memory loss how to use smart phones to help them remember. She explains how it works.… read more

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The Zoomer Week In Review – December 11th, 2011

Libby is joined by acclaimed British historian Niall Ferguson to talk about why he thinks the dominance Western civilization is rapidly coming to an end, as well as his thoughts on the coming battle between generations. Do you know enough about what you have to do to keep your brain healthy as you age? Dr. William Reichman and Anthony Melman from Baycrest will give you some tips on staying sharp and talk about a partnership with ZoomerMedia. And Mary-Eileen Williams, a zoomer job counselor, will tell you why the holiday season is actually the perfect time to get out there and look for work!… read more

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