This review focused on complementary and alternative medicine therapies for sleep disorders in older adults and discussed the most widely used therapies for which there was an adequate body of scientific data. 19 pages. Last reviewed May 2019.
The authors investigated the prospective association between insomnia symptoms and hospitalization, use of home health care services, use of nursing homes and use of any of these services in a population-based study focused on middle-aged and older adults in the US. 6 pages. Last reviewed May 2019.
This one page handout is intended for health care providers to help explain the importance of treatment decisions and the continuum of advance care planning, goals of care, health care consent and treatment planning. Last reviewed May 2019.
This resource for Ontarians is intended to support individuals with a life-limiting illness and discusses advance care planning, goals of care, treatment decisions and informed consent. 2 pages. Last reviewed May 2019.
This document focuses on adults with a progressive, life-limiting illness, who would benefit from palliative care along with the supports required for their families and caregivers. This document emphasizes the important role of education in building capacity for palliative care, as well as the need for providers to have the necessary competetncies. 181 pages. Last reviewed May 2019.