saglink.ca new site announcement

Welcome to our new Site!

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…

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 log and photo of couple outdoors

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. Sagelink.ca is the web host for CSAH.

Featured Articles

CSAH & SHKN Linkages: April 2021

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 “Aging & Technology”.

Reading List: Aging & Technology

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

Blog: Harnessing the power of technology, now and post COVID-19

All of us are wondering what the world will look like post pandemic. It’s safe to predict that technology will play a much larger role in the lives of older adults and caregivers.

Webinar Recording: Aging, Privacy and Technology

Dr. Lisa Carver reviewed technology that ‘supports’ healthy aging for people aging in place and in their community, discussed data collected and novel applications of that information, and promoted the prevention of unintended and intended violations of older adult’s privacy and autonomy.

Playful Aging: Digital Games for Older Adults

This report describes how digital games can help maintain older adults’ health and wellbeing. The authors explore learning, intergenerational gameplay and digital game preferences. The report expands on how to design and evaluate digital games for older adults and concludes with a look to the future.

Living through the COVID-19 Pandemic: Personas and Scenarios developed by Older Adults and Caregivers

A persona and scenario is a semi-fictional account that describes a person, situation or problem, with the goal of creating a potential solution.

Webinar Recording: Aging, Privacy and Technology

Dr. Lisa Carver reviewed technology that ‘supports’ healthy aging for people aging in place and in their community, discussed data collected and novel applications of that information, and promoted the prevention of unintended and intended violations of older adult’s privacy and autonomy.

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