On Wed. Oct. 11th from 12-1pm EDT, presenters Susan Bonomo and Jennifer Wright as they discuss their fall prevention strategy.  For more information or to register click here.

On Wednesday February 7th at McMasters main campus, Kristen Jacklin of the University of Minnesota Medical School will be presenting on the need to offer tailored approaches to dementia care to Indigenous communities. To learn more click here.

On Wednesday January 10th at McMasters main campus, Sally Chivers of Trent University will be discussing the question of how he tools of disability studies and the disability movement could improve considerations of and actions for older adults drawing attention to how pervasively ageism relies on ableism.

On Monday November 6th from 2:30-3:30pm at the main campus of McMaster University, Cosim Munteanu of the University of Toronto will discuss how technologies can be made more social and more adoptable by older adults and can be particularly userful in improving older adults interaction with assistive technologies and in reducing social isolation.

On Monday Oct. 16th from 2:30-3:30pm Professor Debra Street will report on sociological fieldwork at Rm. 1003, L.R. Wilson Hall at the main campus of McMaster University.  For more information please click here.

This article was written for family physicians and gives an overview of epidemiology, pharmacology of alcohol and aging, adverse effects of excessive alcohol use, identifying alcohol problems in older adults, clinical management and treatment options.

This pdf download of a presentation given by Elizabeth Birchall includes an overview of this issue with a Canadian perspective, an explanation of how addiction is different for older adults, an introduction to best practices including harm reduction, and knowledge transfer and exchange resources. 

This presentation aims to identify salient perspectives of culture and the importance in relation to end-of-life decision making and care; how to construct a plan for end-of-life care that identifies and accommodates culture as well as identifying ones own cultural perspectives in end-of-life care.

HPCO is hosting this webinar presentation by Judith Wahl, Dr. Nadia Incardona and Dr. Jeff Myers to talk about the findings of a recent LCO research study and to inform providers how to best use forms within your organization related to HCC, ACP and GoC.  The cost is $25 and you may register here.

Join them Sept 22nd from 1:30 - 3:30 pm at Kingston General Hospital for a Patient Education session.
This will be led by Dr. Michael Rauh and Elina Cook from Queen's University on the role of the clinical laboratory in personalizing leukemia and lymphoma diagnosis and driving research on the origins of these cancers.

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