We’ve been working behind the scenes to create a brand new sagelink.ca, home to the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health (CSAH) and the Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program. In addition to all of the high-quality information and resources you have come to expect from the Centre for Studies in Aging and Health, you will find some new content to explore…
July 29, 2020. Dr. Alisa Grigorovich and Siobhan Churchill screened the film “Out at Home” and explore its potential for reducing stigma and improving gaps in knowledge regarding LGBTQ older adults in home care services. They explored with participants the impact of the film, its usefulness to informing their own practice and understanding in this area, as well as suggestions for additional educational tools and materials to support its uptake.
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.
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.
Linkages 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 academic publications on “Frailty in Older Adults”.
We’ve been working behind the scenes to create a brand new sagelink.ca, home to the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health (CSAH) and the Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program. In addition to all of the high-quality information and resources you have come to expect from the Centre for Studies in Aging and Health, you will find some new content to explore.
January 12, 2021 – 12:00 pm -1:00 pm Eastern – Online: Dr. David Conn and Dr. Kiran Rabheru will provide an overview of issues that are common across substance use disorders among older adults, how and why were the guidelines created, what the guidelines are, and how to apply the guidelines.
January 12, 2021, 6:30 – 8 pm Eastern – Online: Panelists will discuss the role of technology as a strategy for seniors to form social connections in during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Webinar – AGE-WELL Policy Rounds: Collaborating Online Resources & Education (CORE) in Alberta and BC: Promoting Healthy Aging using a digital knowledge hub for seniors serving organizations
January 13, 2021, 1 – 2 pm Eastern – Online: Originally launched in 2018 in BC, followed by a launch in 2020 in Alberta, the Collaborative Online Resources and Education (CORE) platform is a digital knowledge hub that’s been developed to support seniors-serving organizations in both provinces to connect with each other, share resources and best practices, and much more!
January 13, 2021, 6 – 7 pm Eastern – Online:The Curovate app provides video guided physical therapy exercises, the ability to measure knee and hip range of motion, tracks and reports both patient adherence and progress.
January 19, 2021, 1 – 4:30 pm Eastern – Online: In this virtual workshop we will delve into what community engagement looks like in 2021, and consider how the landscape is changing and evolving.
January 20, 2021,11:30 am – 12:30 pm Eastern – Online: In this session Dr. Julia Twigg will explore some of the ways in which we can use dress as a lens to examine the changing meanings of age, exploring intersections between time and embodiment, and the significance of these for our interpretation of ageing within a particular culture.
January 20, 2021 -12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern – Online: The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology assembled a Consensus Panel to create the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults aged 65 years or older which were released in October 2020. This webinar will discuss how and why were the guidelines created, what the guidelines are, and how to apply the guidelines.
January 22, 2021, 1 – 2 pm Eastern – Online: What is health equity? What does health equity look like in older adult populations? Please join us for our health equity webinar series to learn about the practical applications of health equity in healthcare.
Webinar – AGE-WELL Policy Rounds: Barriers and Facilitators of Digital Health Adoption for Chronic Disease Management
January 27, 2021, 1 – 2 pm Eastern – Online – In this webinar, we will discuss the perceptions of patients and health care professionals regarding the adoption of innovative digital health interventions for chronic disease management.
January 28, 2021, 12:30 – 2 pm Eastern – Online – How does our memory for events change as we get older and what do these changes mean for our memory in everyday life?
Find assessment tools, guidelines, resources, and online learning about frailty.
This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of resources regarding frailty.
This eLearning course for Health Care Professionals has four modules: Frailty and Early Detection, Contributing Factors of Frailty, Recognizing & Assessing Frailty, Managing the Frail Older Adult.
Find caregiver resources and online learning for frailty.
This eLearning course covers the following questions: What is frailty? What are the effects of frailty on older adults? How can frailty be prevented?
The Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario (RGPO) and six project partners from across the province have launched new educational resources for caregivers who are providing care and support for seniors living with frailty.