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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 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. is the web host for CSAH.

Featured Articles

CSAH & SHKN Linkages: February 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 “Nutrition & Oral Health for Older Adults”.

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.

eFit eLearning: Nutrition & Oral Health Course

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.

Reading List: Nutrition & Oral Health

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of resources regarding nutrition and oral health.

Blog: Nutrition and the Older Adult: Food for clinical thought

eFit for Individuals and Caregivers: Nutrition

Find caregiver resources and online learning for Nutrition.

eLearning for Individuals and Caregivers: Nutrition Overview

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?

Webinar – AVOID Frailty: How Interacting with Others can Reduce Risk

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.

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