Cousins say they’ll only be satisfied with judo medals

Shady El Nahas has learned perhaps the most important part of his sport – the mental preparation. “Be confident in preparation but, humble in victory,” Shady El Nahas said. “After a victory you can enjoy it for 30 seconds; then it’s back to work.” Nahas, 16, has his sights set in his chosen competition – […]

York Regional Police cruiser

Some GTA police forces using Project Lifesaver to track wandering dementia patients

More cases of wandering Alzheimer’s patients are appearing in the news. And experts are predicting the number of people in Ontario with Alzheimer’s to rise dramatically soon. Now a police department in the GTA is offering a new program to keep these at risk people safer. Observer TV News’ Jennifer Lee reports.

Chandrowtie Basdeo

Wandering elderly: 1,200 Alzheimer’s and dementia patients lost in Toronto

The federal government announced on Wednesday, Oct. 1 that it is in the “early stages” of developing a national strategy for dementia. But with no definitive money pledged, no allocation of funds, and no timeline provided, the announcement by the federal Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose, is too little, too late for the Basdeo family of Vaughan, Ontario.