The Canadian Conference on Dementia is a biennial national conference dedicated to advance knowledge on dementia in scientific research and clinical care.  Over 2 and half days from Nov. 2nd to 4th you will engage with eminent researchers and renowned scholars on cutting edge topics in dementia at the Sheraton Centre Toronto. The 9th CCD is thrilled to offer a new and exciting program involving interactive discussions, workshops, plenary sessions and a lively debate. For more information and registration details click here.

The Canadian Conference on Dementia is a biennial national conference dedicated to advance knowledge on dementia in scientific research and clinical care. They're conference this year focuses on the theme of prevention. You won’t want to miss out on this year’s debate on the controversial topic of medical assistance in dying for patients with dementia.

This one day course on fall prevention is sponsored by Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy. Topics being discussed include sarcopenia & osteporosis, updates in footwear safety, intra LHIN collaboration and a new approach to fall prevention in older adults. 

This 5 week online course is presented by Bobbi Symes and the University of Victoria and is intended to support those working with older adults in long-term, acute and home care. Registrants will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to apply an evidence-based approach to the prevention of falls and fall-related injuries. Learn how to design, implement and evaluate a fall prevention program, cost is $225 and requires a textbook. To register please click here.

The Alzheimer Society of Ontario is hosting a knowledge sxchange opportunity for local Alzheimer Societies, people living with dementia, as well as professionals offering falls prevention and recreational services to older adults.  The event will be held at the Crown Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel and there is no registration fee for this conference. Registration deadline is August 21st.  Register here.

SAVE THE DATE - The 10th Primary Care Forum will be held on Thursday October 5th at the Ambassador Hotel in Kingston.  Join colleagues to learn more about local, provincial and international initiatives and provide your thoughts to help guide this change. Enjoy a day of networking and education with others involved with primary care in the south east region. Registration opens in July. For more information please contact Lisa Triemstra, PHCF Planning Team at 613-967-0196 ext 2217 or PHCF@lhins.on.ca

Join the Age-friendly Peterborough Committee on June 23rd, for presentations and discussion with experts in the field of age-friendly community development. Exploring lessons and opportunities for the Peterborough region in implementing the newly adopted Age-friendly Peterborough Plan.

This Clinical Update Conference at Baycrest Health Sciences, Toronto runs from 8:00am-3:30pm on Friday June 16th.  An OTN videoconferencing and webcasting option is available for the morning program. Click here to register.  

Register today for Kingston's  Walk for Alzheimer’s!  The event will take place on Sunday, May 28th, at Lake Ontario park. Help us reach out goal of $30,000 to help support the over 4,000 individuals living with dementia, their families and caregivers,  throughout  Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington communities.

The Walk to Fight Arthritis is The Arthritis Society’s marquee fundraising event. The Walk unites those who feel the emotional and physical pain of arthritis in communities across the country to fund a cure and improve the lives of those living with arthritis.

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