Daily Media Digest December 2, 2022

New, revolutionary Canadian-made memory care model launches with aim to improve the care of individuals living with dementia
“The model shifts away from traditional task-based care and prioritizes giving choice and autonomy to help preserve abilities and reignite a sense of purpose, inspiration and fulfilment for people living with dementia.”
TAGS: dementia, innovative technology, Baycrest, Rotman Research Institute

UM faculty to lead $450K child mental health research project
UM Today – University of Manitoba
“The Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) announced an innovative new interdisciplinary program for mental health research …”
TAGS: mental health, pediatric health, neurodevelopment, University of Manitoba

New project hopes to uncover the origins of type 1 diabetes
BC Children’s Hospital
“Researchers are giving their lives to their work, and it’s so much more meaningful when they can see who it is they are helping and learn more about what it’s like to live with diabetes.”
TAGS: type 1 diabetes, Canadian research, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Provincial Health Services Authority

Can a work of art reveal the presence of a neurodegenerative disease?
udem nouvelles
“An international research team is looking for systematic evidence of linkages between changes in art-making and disorders of the central nervous system.”
TAGS: neurological disorders, innovative research, dementia, Université de Montréal

UCalgary’s Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre receives global recognition for injury prevention and athlete health
University of Calgary
“… and the University of Calgary hold internationally,” says Dr. Raylene Reimer, interim dean in the Faculty of Kinesiology.”
TAGS: injury prevention, concussion, pediatric health, University of Calgary