The Centre for Studies in Aging and Health invites you to our January Research and Innovation in Aging Forum, Gazing Critically at Age-Friendly Communities on January 17th from 4-5pm EST at the Learning & Leadership Centre at Providence Care, 752 King St. W. Kingston, presented by Dr. Mark Rosenberg.  To join via webinar please register here.

The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health is pleased to announce that the Southeastern Ontario Portal for Advance Care Planning (ACP) and Health Care Consent (HCC) website is up and ready for your feedback and recommendations.  The site has been developed to provide information that is important to Health Care Providers and people living in Ontario.

We invite you to participate in the user-testing feedback survey.

The Centre for Studies in Aging and Health is offering to provide Advance Care Planning (ACP) and Health Care Consent (HCC) workshops to South East LHIN Primary Care Health Teams.  The workshops are for those interested in learning about engaging patients and their families in Advance Care Planning conversations, clarification of Ontario legislation, and how to implement Advance Care Planning as a quality improvement intiative in your organization. Email Denise Owsianicki to find out how to sign up.

Dr. John Puxty would be pleased to speak to your SE ON Primary Care group.  The informal session will assist staff and health care providers to have conversations with individuals and their families about Advance Care Planning and how ACP is shaped by Ontario legislation.  If you are interested in arranging a session at your site please email Hugh Langley.

We are also offering free access to online Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent learning modules.  If you are interested in registering for the latest version of the course please sign up here.

Dr. Kara Dionisio, ND will present this webinar on Thurs. Jan. 26, 2017 from 12-1pm EST. The goal of this webinar is to give an overview of how Naturapathic Doctors support patients and their health care teams in the area of fall prevention. Register here

Tuesday February 28, 2017 from 12-1pm EST.  For more details click here.

Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 12-1pm EST. The webinar presented by Rochelle Parcells, explores the results of a scoping review that investigated approaches to community mobilization when addressing falls and/or injury prevention in older adults. It will also highlight which of these approaches to community mobilization are applicable and transferable to Ontario’s PHUs depending on their unique contexts. Register here.

Nicole Li, Program Coordinator of the Home Takeovers Program, Crime Prevention Ottawa will be presenting this free webinar on Wed. Jan. 11th from 11am-12:30 pm.  She will discuss what older adults should do when someone moves into their home and begins to make them feel unsafe and vulnerable, whether physically, financially or psychologically. Register here.

March 25 & 26 from 8am to 4pm, at the Donald Gordon Conference Centre.  In an interactive two-day course, Pallium Canada’s LEAP Long Term Care offers interprofessional clinicians competency-based palliative care education specific to the LTC setting.  For more information contact Siobhan McArdle at Siobhan.mcardle@sfcsc.ca. Registration closes Mar. 8, 2017.

The AFKCA is a community-based committee. The goal of the Alliance is to ensure Kingston is an age-friendly community that enables all citizens to live safely, age actively, maintain their health and participate fully in the community.

Hospice Palliative Care Ontario Health Care Consent Advance Care Planning Community of Practice invites you to attend one of their provincial webinars on "Health Care Consent & Advance Care Planning in Ontario" coming up in 2017.

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