In our latest In the News round-up, our experts visit Global News to talk menopause, pen an important call to action regarding Canada’s first dementia strategy in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, and visit CBC’s The National to consider the future of long-term care in Canada.
Menopause looks different for everyone who goes through it. Women can start menopause at a range of ages and experience a variety of symptoms, both physical and mental. Dr. Lindsay Shirreff, an obstetrician/gynecologist at the Mature Women’s Health and Menopause Clinic at Mount Sinai, talked to Global News what happens when women go through menopause, as well as some tips for coping with symptoms. Read the piece here.
Canada has released its first national dementia strategy with a 5-year, $50-million funding commitment. To deliver on the bold vision of this strategy, much needed political, financial and societal commitments will be required in order to support people living with dementia and caregivers. Read more from Sinai Health’s Drs. Nathan Stall and Samir Sinha, along with Pauline Tardif from Alzheimer Society of Canada, in the August issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital, recently appeared on a panel discussion on CBC’s The National, asking: What does it take to fix long-term care in Canada?