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Planning a Virtual Conference: A Practical Guide

This toolkit covers the strategic and technical aspects of executing a virtual conference and can be tailored to meet the goals and capacity of your team. While the scope of this document pertains to virtual conferences, its core strategy may be useful for other events.

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Joint Statement of Partnership: Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario and Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program

A new partnership with Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario to prioritize elder abuse prevention strategies into age-friendly planning & implementation.

Southeast Regional Integrated Memory Program (RIMP)

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.

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.

Centre for Studies in Aging & Health: Creating, Applying & Sharing Knowledge Providence Care

The Centre for Studies in Aging and Health and Providence Care is a leading source for creating, applying and sharing knowledge to support the health and
well-being of older adults and their care partners.

Health Care

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.

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CSAH Linkages: March 2023 (Delirium and Older Adults)

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 Delirium and Older Adults.

Mar. 3: Ending Ageism in Healthcare: Be the Change (Healthy Aging CORE)

Mar. 6: Introduction to Sensory Loss (DeafBlind Ontario)
Mar. 6: Méthode Montessori adaptée pour les personnes avec des troubles cognitifs Des moyens puissants et innovateurs pour changer des vies (Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario)

Mar. 7: Delirium Care and Prevention (GeriMedRisk)
Mar. 7: Listening, Learning and Preventing Elder Abuse (Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario)

Mar. 8: Dementia-Friendly Canada: Reflections and next steps (The Brain Exchange)

Mar. 9: “I Never Thought This Would Happen to Me”: Older Adults’ “Experiences of Ageism in the Ontario Workplace and Labour Market” (Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging)
Mar. 9: Les nouveaux crédits d’impôt sur le revenu des particuliers de l’Ontario (Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario)

Mar. 15: Attract, Adapt, Implement and Sustain an Evidence Informed Exercise Program to Prevent Falls (Loop Fall Prevention Community of Practice)

Mar. 20-21: 2023 Rotman Research Institute Conference: Aging & Brain Health: The Vascular System and the Aging Brain (Baycrest)

Mar. 21: Aging Lives Uprooted: Welcoming and Supporting Older Refugees to Canadian Communities (United Way British Columbia and Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario (OACAO))

Mar. 22: Annual Conference Series Registration (Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario)
Mar. 22: Stronger Together – Creating Dementia-Inclusive Communities (Perley Health Centre of Excellence)

Mar. 27-29: Together We Care (Ontario Long Term Care Association)

Mar. 29: Understanding the brain in pain (Western University Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging)

Reading List: Delirium and Older Adults

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of resources regarding delirium and older adults.

eLearning Topic: Delirium

This eLearning lesson includes 4 parts: Module 1: Delirium Defined, Module 2: Causes of & Screening for Delirium, Module 3: Symptoms of Delirium, and Module 4: Management of Delirium.

electronic Frailty interprofessional toolkit (eFit): Delirium

The diagnosis of delirium is made based on the presence of an acute change in mental status with inattention, and either disorganized thinking or altered level of consciousness. Delirium is usually multi-factorial and occurs after an inciting event or illness in a person who is vulnerable.

Reading List: Delirium and Older Adults

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of resources regarding delirium and older adults.

eLearning Topic: Delirium

At the end of this overview on Delirium you will be able to answer: What is delirium? What are the signs of delirium? What are the causes of delirium? How is delirium treated and managed? How can delirium be prevented?

electronic Frailty interprofessional toolkit (eFit): Delirium

Delirium is a common and serious occurrence in older adults. It is a sudden change in a person’s ability to think, remember and understand. Delirium can last days or weeks and occurs most often after an illness or stressful event such as a fall or hospital stay. It can also be caused by changes in medication, recent surgery, constipation, untreated pain, infection or dehydration.