NICE Information Tools

We are thrilled to present new, user-friendly ways to access our NICE Information Tools, designed to make your experience more interactive and informative! You can now access the tools in multiple formats, including podcasts, web pages with audio players, and printable PDF brochures.

Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors
PDOA: Periodontal Disease and Older Adults
Managing Emotions - Anxiety & Depression
When is it time for Seniors to stop driving?

Capacity and Consent: Canadian Seniors

Seniors who cannot make decisions independently may need assistance or support to exercise their legal capacity.

Seniors and Weight Loss Drugs: Ozempic and Wegovy

Older adults may require extra monitoring from their healthcare providers to mitigate potential health risks

NICE Information Tools: An Introduction

The National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) has compiled a series of Information Tools from multiple research studies focussed on understanding life challenges as people age.

Internet Scams targeting Seniors

Seniors are particularly vulnerable because they tend to be polite and trusting, have less computer skills, and are less likely to report fraud.

Smartphone Tips for Seniors and Caregivers

Common sense tips to make it easier for Seniors to use smartphones.

Palliative Care

Palliative care is a holistic approach that treats a person with serious illness. It involves a range of care providers including the person's unpaid caregivers.

MAID: Medical assistance in dying

Medical assistance in dying (MAID) is a process that allows eligible individuals to be able to receive assistance from a medical practitioner in ending their life.

When is it time for Seniors to stop driving?

One of the most important concerns for cognitively impaired older adults is when to cease driving a vehicle due to a decline in driving skills that potentially place the person and others at risk.

When Dementia is in the House: Advice for Parents

Do you bottle your emotions in an effort to remain “positive” for your children? Is this healthy? Or should you allow your children to see and hear what you’re feeling?

When Someone Close to you is Dying

Helping someone through the last years of their life is one of the most difficult journeys anyone can take.

Caregiver Self-Care

Navigating caregiving role functions to achieve benefits for both caregiver and care receiver requires the implementation of Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors.

Managing Emotions - Anxiety & Depression

Anxiety disorders in older adults are fairly common, affecting 10% to 20% of people. However, anxiety disorders often go undiagnosed.

Canadian Dental Care Plan for Seniors

The Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) will help ease financial barriers to accessing oral health care for eligible Canadian residents with an annual adjusted family net income of less than $90,000 who do not have access to dental insurance.

Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors

Throughout life the adoption of Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors contributes to an overall state of wellbeing both physically and psychologically.

Chronic Disease Management

In North America and in most western European countries approximately 80% of adults over age 65 have a chronic disease and of these 30% have three or more chronic conditions.
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