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Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
For the 6 months that I have not been able to drive because of medical reasons I have become a regular user of Uber.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
When caring for older adults with comorbidities, especially those at the extreme upper limits of life…
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
For those of us who are planners, it seems perfectly natural to anticipate the possibilities of the future...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
It’s understandable that physicians and nurses are primarily concerned with the medical conditions they’re responsible for treating.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
I have often talked about how important stories are when it comes to medical care.

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Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
The mothers of all living species appear to have a biologically determined need to feed their young.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Physicians usually become adept at choosing medications for the complaints and illnesses that patients bring to their attention.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Reunions are unusual and sometimes bizarre phenomena.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Physicians usually become adept at choosing medications for the complaints and illnesses that patients bring to their attention.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Physicians usually become adept at choosing medications for the complaints and illnesses that patients bring to their attention.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
It is the age of the bionic person…

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Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
I was sitting in a coffee shop next to table with 5 older women…
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Ihave heard it many times, “ I am the POA"…
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
A while back there was a headline in the New York Times about a well-known retired politician…
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
At the time of my medical training, the term medical ethics was hardly used when discussing complex issues related to patients and families.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
There are days in my clinic where I seem to be having the same conversation over and over…
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
One of the great things about the history of medicine is how new ideas and approaches to care replace those that were previously the "gold standard" fall by the wayside and are replaced with newer and more effective treatments.

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Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
When I graduated from medical school in 1966, geriatrics was already one of the medical subspecialties in Scotland...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
If one is in medical practice long enough it sometimes seems like that sense one gets when sitting in a waiting room and picking up a years old copy of Time® magazine and not realize that it is years out of date, as many of the stories seem to be the same or very familiar.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Elderly members of society face end of life struggles while acknowledging physical and mental difficulties associated with the coming of life's end.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
I have for many years enjoyed my family name, Gordon, and all the connections I can make with it.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
When one thinks of music and movement, the natural association is dance.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
In North America, although Canada and the United States are separate countries, and each State and Province have their own areas of jurisdictional responsibility, both countries share the legal formulation that Supreme Court rulings set precedential interpretations of the law.

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Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
It is clear to anyone who has cared for someone experiencing dementia that the issues of memory and recall are not the ones that play havoc with the individual and their caregivers, but the behavioural challenges.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
There are pros and cons of the new digital world.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
It was one of those unusual clinics where I saw three similar cases.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Most health care professionals involved in eldercare have had the experience that some of those we look after seem to be able to recall past experiences with a degree of intensity that may be very disquieting and may even lead to what gets interpreted as agitated behaviour.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
As I entered the living room, I could see the small walnut side table my wife emailed me about while I was away.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
What I found surprising about the National Post article was that one would think after reading it that offering dying patients more choices in their end-of-life care was a novel idea...

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Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Often in a geriatric medicine practice one of the salient complaints by families is how often their loved one tells them the same thing over and over again.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Often in a geriatric medicine practice one of the salient complaints by families is how often their loved one tells them the same thing over and over again.
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
I am reading the biography of a well-known author. Like other biographies...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
I recently saw the movie, The Iron Lady that looks at the developmental and political life of...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Dementia poses many difficult challenges and choices to those living with the condition...
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Hearing impairment is a common phenomenon in the older population...

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Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Michael Gordon MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Barry J. Goldlist MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF
I have spent the summer trying to avoid working, a noble endeavour.
Barry J. Goldlist MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF
Casting my vote on the tentative OMA agreement
Barry J. Goldlist MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF
Gauging the Availability of Home Care Services
Barry J. Goldlist MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF
Most year end reviews come at the end of December. At that time I was...
Barry J. Goldlist MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF
Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 6th Canadian Conference on Dementia (CCD) in Montreal.
Barry J. Goldlist MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF

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