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What is delirium?

Delirium is a clinical syndrome or condition that is usually temporary and treatable. But it’s often missed.
Immigrant women working in the care sector do the essential work many Canadians rely on, but low wages mean many need to work past retirement age. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Working more and making less: Canada needs to protect immigrant women care workers as they age

Immigrant care workers are having to work into retirement age to make ends meet. The Canadian government must do more to support them.
Stereotypes about the elderly having more than their fair share can be heightened during times of crisis when resources are seen to be scarce. (Shutterstock)

The pandemic played into ageist stereotypes, but intergenerational contact and co-operation can overcome them

To reduce ageist perceptions of older people, we should encourage collectivist norms and the importance of acting for the common good.
Fear about women’s power was an essential part of ancient anxiety about witchcraft. Vinicius Rafael / EyeEm via Getty Images

What Greek myth tells us about modern witchcraft

From ancient Greece to modern-day TikTok witchcraft, the world of witches has been a changing one.

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