Join the Elder Abuse Ontario coalition on March 30th, 2017 from 8:30-4:30 for this important session on best practices in approaches to elder abuse.

This is a pdf copy of a presentation given by Mark Handelman for the Frontenac-Kingston Council on Aging about important considerations regarding capacity, consent and CCB hearings. Mark is one of Ontario's first members of the official Guardian Child Representation Program. Mark was appointed to the Consent & Capacity Board in 1998 and became a vice chair and senior lawyer member in 2000. He is also a lawyer member of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and a member of the Law Commission of Ontario Advisory Committee on end of life decisions. 61 slides. Last reviewed March 2017.

The Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario announce our Annual RGPs of Ontario Education Day.They invite you to join them for a full‐day workshop of learning and networking for clinicians, educators, and administrators to help us explore the ways we can support the circle of care.

May 31, 2017 from 12-1pm EST join this interactive on-call session where Jennifer Verma will present the results of preliminary case studies profiling population health-based initiatives for inner city populations.  Register here.

April 12, 2017 from 12-1pm EST join host Carol Fancott and speaker, Dr. G. Ross Baker for this interactive on-call webinar to introduce a framework for engagement-capable enviornments and share the results of successful patient engagement case studies. Register here.

On March 15th from 12-1pm Emily King will provide an introduction to the principles of safe body mechanics and examine how these can apply to common care scenarios. Examples and recommendations will be drawn from recent research on caregiver safety and ways to promote independent mobility.  Register here.

Real, meaningful societal impact is attainable once we understand how to work together and collaborate in new and transformational ways.  On March 29th from 1-2pm EST Tynesia Boyea-Robinson and Lisa Attygalle will discuss innovative and collaborative approaches to large-scale social change.

Dr. John Puxty, Geriatrician & Director of the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care, gave an overview of Frailty & Common Comorbidities  in an online presentation to health care professionals in South East Ontario via the Ontario Telemedicine Network on January 17th, 2017.  A copy of the event flyer and link to the presentation recording are available.

This presentation on Friday Feb. 24th from 1-2pm is one of the Geriatric Mental Heath videoconference education series. Dr. Sidney H. Kennedy will discuss the range of pharmacological and neurostimulation options for treatment of resistant depression, the potential for neuroimaging and molecular biomarkers to predict antidepressant response and the complexities of integrating clinical and biological big data. This event is available via telehealth and live webcast. Please see the pdf invitation for details.

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