Thanks to neuroplasticity, the human brain is capable of rewiring and reorganizing itself to adapt to, and compensate for, the effects of aging and injury.
Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute helped pioneer the use of imaging technology and other research modalities to advance our understanding of the brain. That work continues today in a number of new and innovative ventures.
Memory and cognitive training programs at Baycrest are supported by neuroscientific evidence showing that older adults are highly capable of learning new skills, including common sense ways to sharpen their memory function.
Dr. Paul Katz, a leading elder care expert, joins the Baycrest executive team as vice-president of Medical Services and Chief of Staff.
An online support group, developed at Baycrest, is bringing homebound caregivers together to share experiences, information and coping strategies.
Can meditation help relieve the stress of people — mostly women — who are caring for loved ones with dementia?
Keeping Pace in the Classroom
Neuropsychologist Angela Troyer shares ideas for how the 50-plus set can return to university for a master’s degree and hold their own with 20-year-olds.
The many friends and supporters of Baycrest raise millions each year in support of research, education and