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 “Nutrition & Oral Health for Older Adults”.
March 4: Voice Your Values, A Tailored Advance Care Planning in Community Dwelling Older Adults with Early Dementia (Institute for Life Course and Aging)
March 4: Navigating AgeTech Series: uCarenet – Transforming the Homecare Marketplace (AGE-WELL)
March 8: Meet the Editors: Everything you need to know to be an engaged health researcher (AGE-WELL)
March 9: Putting the pieces together: why frailty and social context matter (BrainXchange)
March 9: Policy Rounds: From ideation to implementation: A case study in translating advances in research into industry-friendly outcomes (AGE-WELL)
March 11: The Right to an Age-Friendly City: Redistribution, Recognition and Senior Citizen Rights in Urban Spaces (Online Book Launch) (engAGE: Concordia’s Centre for Research on Aging)
March 17: Ageing Well (Research & Innovation in Aging Forum)
March 17: Gender, sexual orientation, and caregiving for spouses/partners with Alzheimer’s disease: A study in progress (Gilbrea Centre)
March 18: Public Webinar Series: Keeping Your Brain Active and Healthy During COVID-19 (AGE-WELL)
March 22: AVOID Frailty: How Interacting with Others can Reduce Risk (CSAH, Canadian Frailty Network, and University Hospitals Kingston Foundation)
eFit for Health Care Professionals: Nutrition & Oral Health Assessments, Guidelines and Additional Resources
Find assessment tools, guidelines, resources, and online learning about nutrition and oral health.
Four modules in this eLearning course include State of Nutrition Health in Older Adults, Factors & Conditions Which Impact Nutritional Health, Screening & Assessment, and Interventions & Management.
This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of resources regarding nutrition and oral health.
Find caregiver resources and online learning for Nutrition.
The Nutrition Overview is a short eLearning resource that answers: Why is healthy eating important? What are the causes of poor nutrition and dehydration? What are the signs of poor nutrition and dehydration? and How can an older adult eat healthy?
Older adults and caregivers living in South East Ontario are invited to participate in this one-hour online education session to learn more about how interacting with others can reduce frailty.