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Dr M Savundranayagam
Gerontologist with a passion for person-centered care, dementia, and family and staff caregivers.
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Dr M Savundranayagam 8h
Replying to @Healthmac
Cooking all kinds of savoury treats!
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Dr M Savundranayagam 17h
Replying to @karonliu
Favourites on Ossington! Excellent food!
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Dr M Savundranayagam Mar 25
I think the public needs more guidance on what to do if someone in the household gets . shared excellent advice and all can benefit.
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Dr M Savundranayagam Mar 25
Thanks for sharing such important information about what to do if someone in your household has COVID-19. Stay at home: guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection -
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Dr M Savundranayagam Mar 25
Replying to @Suresh
He was so important for bringing Indian cooking to the west.
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Dr. Theresa Tam Mar 22
Replying to @CPHO_Canada
2/3 Last week’s signals of concern: steep ↑ in cases, cases in health care workers & in high-risk people (long-term care, vulnerable communities) w\ tragically several deaths.
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Dr M Savundranayagam Mar 22
Replying to @marie_y_s
3/ Please (2) refrain from terms "suffering from" or "afflicted with". I have been teaching about this for nearly two decades and it's time for a change.
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Dr M Savundranayagam Mar 22
Replying to @marie_y_s
2/ I encourage 2 changes: please (1) use the terms "older adults" or "elders". They are respectful to older adults and are preferred terms to describe persons aged 65+
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Dr M Savundranayagam Mar 22
1/ Person-centered communication is especially important now.
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Clinical Gero Mar 20
First paper in for our special issue on cannabis use in older adults edited by and from colleagues Excellent review of RCTs re cannabis in
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Dr M Savundranayagam Mar 20
Important warning about screening over video. It’s not recommended.
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André Picard Mar 19
Young people don’t get a pass with : 4 in 5 deaths are seniors but about half of hospitalizations and ICU admissions are younger adults, by via
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Dr M Savundranayagam Mar 19
Having has enabled our research to continue seamlessly.
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Dr. Chris Mackie Mar 19
Let's drop this term "social distancing." It's not right. What we need right now is social cohesion, and physical distancing.
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Dr M Savundranayagam Mar 18
We need to take more seriously.
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André Picard Mar 18
Replying to @marie_y_s
Roughly 5,000, and we have no domestic manufacturer, so they have to be imported from Germany, U.S. and Switzerland.
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Dr M Savundranayagam Mar 18
how many ventilators do we have in Canada?
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Dr M Savundranayagam Mar 18
Replying to @DrSamirSinha
Such an important point. We need to assess our older adults in long-term care homes.
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Shoppers Drug Mart Mar 16
1/2 Starting this week, Shoppers Drug Mart is dedicating the first opening hour of shopping at our stores to our customers who need assistance or consideration, including seniors and people living with disabilities.
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Christine Elliott Mar 11
We have instructed Ontario's long-term care homes to implement active screening of all staff, volunteers, visitors and new or returning residents. In doing so, we can better protect our most vulnerable from .
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