Southeast Regional Integrated Memory Program (RIMP)

Living with memory loss can be challenging. The SE Regional Integrated Memory Program (RIMP) is an innovative outpatient program at Providence Care supporting individuals with cognitive disorders and their care partners with a specialized integrated approach. Click here to learn more about the program and steps you can take to be as healthy as possible.

2022 Conference – Inspiring Inclusive Communities in Ontario: Moving age-friendly insights, innovations and strategies into action

March 22-24: Inspiring Inclusive Communities in Ontario: Moving age-friendly insights, innovations and strategies into action is a free, virtual, 3-day conference for Age-Friendly Community Initiatives in Ontario, planners, implementers, researchers, academics and policy makers.

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Older Adults, Physical Distancing & Social Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic – What can Communities do NOW?

Presenters Dr. John Puxty and Sarah Webster discussed the barriers that are particularly challenging for older adults during isolation and some of the creative ways that communities are ensuring that older adults are informed and able to access the services they need while adhering to physical distancing guidelines.

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eHealth Care Resources for Health Care Professionals and Individuals & Caregivers.

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The SE Regional Integrated Memory Program (RIMP) is a unique inter-professional service which provides a comprehensive diagnostic assessment, cross consultation, follow-up care and access to supports and therapies for individuals with memory and related cognitive problems.

Information about the Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program.

The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health (CSAH) at Providence Care in Kingston, Ontario works within four pillars of knowledge exchange, education, capacity building and research to improve the health and well-being of older adults with complex needs and their caregivers. Sagelink.ca is the web host for CSAH.

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CSAH Linkages: August 2022 (Ageism)

Linkages is a monthly e-newsletter that includes a listing of upcoming events, opportunities and updates related to aging, health and caring for older adults. This month’s reading list features some of the most recent resources and information about ageism.

Aug. 15: Introduction to Sensory Loss (DeafBlind Ontario Services)

Reading List: Ageism

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of resources regarding ageism.

Webinar recording: Exploring the connection between ageism and the mistreatment of seniors

In this webinar, offered in collaboration with Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, Dr. David Burnes will highlight his current research which explores the connection between ageism and abuse, with the goal of improving understanding of those “less talked about” factors that can hinder the age-friendliness of our communities.

Resource: Global Report on Ageism

The Global report on ageism outlines a framework for action to reduce ageism including specific recommendations for different actors (e.g. government, UN agencies, civil society organizations, private sector). It brings together the best available evidence on the nature and magnitude of ageism, its determinants and its impact. It outlines what strategies work to prevent and counter ageism, identifies gaps and proposes future lines of research to improve our understanding of ageism.

Resource: Make addressing ageism, elder abuse and social isolation an national priority [National Seniors Strategy]

Ageism, elder abuse, and social isolation in all of forms negatively impact the health of older adults. While some forms of elder abuse, including physical or sexual abuse in particular, have more obvious negative health implications,[32] other forms of elder abuse such as emotional and financial abuse have the potential to deprive older adults of basic necessities for health and well-being.

Profile: You’re never too old, portraits on aging [Hamilton Council on Aging]

The Hamilton Council on Aging is excited to launch our “You’re Never Too Old” Campaign, including portraits of, and inspirational messages from, older adults, demonstrating how much our city is enriched by these individuals and their contributions to every aspect of community and family life.

Webinar recording: Exploring the connection between ageism and the mistreatment of seniors

In this webinar, offered in collaboration with Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, Dr. David Burnes will highlight his current research which explores the connection between ageism and abuse, with the goal of improving understanding of those “less talked about” factors that can hinder the age-friendliness of our communities.

Resource: Global Report on Ageism

The Global report on ageism outlines a framework for action to reduce ageism including specific recommendations for different actors (e.g. government, UN agencies, civil society organizations, private sector). It brings together the best available evidence on the nature and magnitude of ageism, its determinants and its impact. It outlines what strategies work to prevent and counter ageism, identifies gaps and proposes future lines of research to improve our understanding of ageism.

Profile: You’re never too old, portraits on aging [Hamilton Council on Aging]

The Hamilton Council on Aging is excited to launch our “You’re Never Too Old” Campaign, including portraits of, and inspirational messages from, older adults, demonstrating how much our city is enriched by these individuals and their contributions to every aspect of community and family life.

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