Gerontology

How does helping people affect your brain?

Study shows neurobiological effects of providing support to others. Both younger and older participants in the Intergenerational Care Project have expressed excitement and joy at being able to interact with each other. Griffith … READ MORE

Walking frame could keep older adults active

A robotic walking frame that could help older people recover more quickly after a fall or injury, reducing the length of time they need to stay in hospital, is being developed in partnership with researchers at Northumbria University, … READ MORE

Study eyes hospitalists

The old-fashioned, family doctor style of medicine could be lifesaving for elderly hospitalized patients, a big study suggests, showing benefits over a rapidly expanding alternative that has hospital-based doctors overseeing care … READ MORE

Can staying active help prevent chronic pain?

Physical activity affects pain modulation in older adults. Older adults with higher levels of physical activity have pain modulation patterns that might help lower their risk of developing chronic pain, reports a study in PAIN®, the … READ MORE

Apply for AADL benefits

Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) helps Albertans with a long-term disability, chronic or terminal illness to pay for basic medical equipment and supplies. Services and information Approved vendors list Authorizers and vendors Find … READ MORE

AADL Authorizer and vendor information

Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) assists Albertans with a long-term disability, chronic illness or terminal illness, in maintaining independence in their community. AADL provides funding for basic medical equipment and supplies to … READ MORE

AADL program information

Cost sharing of benefits The Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) program helps Albertans with a long-term disability, chronic illness or terminal illness to maintain their independence at home, in lodges or group homes by providing … READ MORE

Change your AADL service provider

You can change your AADL vendor or supplier based on need or choice: choose a new AADL approved vendor from the list complete the AADL Change Vendor Request form (PDF, 158 KB) fax or send the completed form to AADL Contact AADL You … READ MORE
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