News & Updates

Employment Opportunity - Education Planner Assistant

July 21, 2017 The Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health (CERAH) has an opening for a full-time contract Education Planner Assistant position. This contract is from August 14, 2017 - March 31, 2018. [Read More]

Doctor to talk about end-of-life dignity

June 7, 2017 A renowned palliative care doctor is coming to Thunder Bay to talk about end-of-life dignity for homeless and vulnerably housed people. [Read More]

CERAH Events - June 8 & 9

June 7, 2017 The founder of Toronto’s PEACH (Palliative Education And Care for the Homeless) is coming to Thunder Bay to deliver education on palliative care for the homeless and the vulnerably housed. Dr. Naheed Dosani is a passionate and respected advocate for marginalized and vulnerable populations with palliative needs. He will be in Thunder Bay on Thursday, June 8 and Friday, June 9, organized by Lakehead University’s Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health (CERAH) with Hospice Northwest, Dilico Anishinabek Family Care, the North West LHIN Regional Palliative Care Program of St. Joseph’s Care Group, and a group of local palliative care physicians. “How do we value dignity at the end of life?" Dr. Dosani said. “Is it the same for everyone? My experience has shown it's not. It troubles me that we live in a society where we live differently. But should we really die differently?” [Read More]

Medical Assistance in Death presentation

November 14, 2016 Medical assistance in death is now legal in Canada. But many people still have questions about the process. A special panel discussion in Thunder Bay will look at the accessibility of the procedure, and some of the lingering ethical dilemmas. [Read More]

Palliative care requires detailed planning: Experts

November 7, 2016 The challenges involved with providing palliative care in remote communities are almost entirely predictable, which is why palliative care physicians say careful planning is key to overcoming barriers. [Read More]