This paper includes a summary of previously published data on Aboriginal peoples and 2006 Census information, a comparison of older Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations, It concludes with a discussion on issues and challenges in improving health outcomes for older Aboriginal Peoples moving forward, 33 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
This article discusses the urgent need to develop palliative care programs in First Nations communities and a journey mapping process undertaken in rural Canada to improve the quality of and access to palliative care in the home. 16 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
This article discusses a qualitative study exploring the impact of patients encounters with Indigenous Elders on mental health and well-being in a primary care setting. 8 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
This publication provides an overview of Alzheimer's Disease and related Dementia's (ADRDs) among Indigenous peoples of Canada. It discusses the challenges associated with diagnosing dementias in this population, and the risk factors contributing to ADRDs. 30 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
This article describes 3 qualitative exploratory research projects investigating Aboriginal people's experiences of access to health care services in the urban, rural and inner city settings. 16 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
The authors utilized an ethnographic design and mixed methods to identify four key dimensions of equity-oriented health service that are the foundation to supporting the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples. 17 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.