new site announcement

Welcome to our new Site!

We’ve been working behind the scenes to create a brand new, 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…

Out at Home Webinar Announcement

Using Research-based Film to Improve the Care of Older LGBTQ People Aging at Home

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.

Age Friendly Communities Initiative

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.

Clinical resources for Health Care Professionals who care for older adults.

Resources for older adults and those who care for aging family and friends.

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. is the web host for CSAH.

Featured Articles

New Horizons for Seniors Program

Apply for funding for Community-based projects under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (up to $25,000). 

CSAH & SHKN Linkages: October 2020

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 “Arthritis & Older Adults”.

RIAF Webinar – Findings from a literature review on social isolation, loneliness and older adults during COVID-19

October 21, 2020, 12 – 1 pm Eastern – Online – This webinar will discuss the results of a literature review conducted to determine the evidence-based interventions used to address social isolation in community-dwelling older adults, and how the policies and recommendations related to COVID-19 have impacted social isolation in older adults.

AFC Webinar – Rural age-friendly communities in the 2020s: Insights from Trent University

October 28, 2020, 12 – 1 pm Eastern – Online – A series of projects led by Elizabeth McCrillis and conducted by the Rural Aging Research Team at Trent University examines rural age-friendly initiatives and the factors that may help or hinder their sustainability.

eFit for Health Care Professionals: Arthritis Tools and Resources

Find assessment tools, guidelines, resources, and online learning about arthritis, including osteoarthritis and inflammation arthritis.

eFit for Health Care Professionals: Arthritis e-Learning

The Arthritis e-Learning course for Health Care Professionals includes four modules about common types of arthritis, risk reduction, co-morbidities, and recommendations for management.

Reading List: Arthritis

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of resources including considerations regarding arthritis, osteoarthritis, fear of falling, exercise prescription and pain.

eFit for Individuals and Caregivers: Arthritis

Find caregiver resources and online learning for arthritis.

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