Weaker antibody response to first COVID-19 vaccine dose found in long-term care residents
A single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine produces a much weaker antibody response in long-term care residents than it does in younger healthy adults, new research has found.
Mar 25, 2021
UBC study highlights need for more effective staffing in care homes
Even the best-managed long-term care homes will need to step up to get through the second wave of the pandemic, suggests a new study by researchers at the UBC school of nursing.
Dec 17, 2020
UBC experts on seniors health
Monday, June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jun 12, 2020
Helping seniors in long-term care combat social isolation during COVID-19
UBC faculty and students are delivering new iPads to long-term care homes across B.C. to help reduce feelings of social isolation for seniors. The iPads will come complete with recorded performances by students from UBC’s School of Music
Jun 1, 2020