Elder Abuse - CSAH Collaboration

Joint Statement of Partnership: Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario and Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program

A new partnership with Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario to prioritize elder abuse prevention strategies into age-friendly planning & implementation.

Southeast Regional Integrated Memory Program (RIMP)

Living with memory loss can be challenging. The SE Regional Integrated Memory Program (RIMP) is an innovative outpatient program at Providence Care supporting individuals with cognitive disorders and their care partners with a specialized integrated approach. Click here to learn more about the program and steps you can take to be as healthy as possible.

2022 Conference – Inspiring Inclusive Communities in Ontario: Moving age-friendly insights, innovations and strategies into action

March 22-24: Inspiring Inclusive Communities in Ontario: Moving age-friendly insights, innovations and strategies into action is a free, virtual, 3-day conference for Age-Friendly Community Initiatives in Ontario, planners, implementers, researchers, academics and policy makers.

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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.

Centre for Studies in Aging & Health: Creating, Applying & Sharing Knowledge Providence Care
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eHealth Care Resources for Health Care Professionals and Individuals & Caregivers.

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The SE Regional Integrated Memory Program (RIMP) is a unique inter-professional service which provides a comprehensive diagnostic assessment, cross consultation, follow-up care and access to supports and therapies for individuals with memory and related cognitive problems.

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.

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CSAH Linkages: October 2022 (Heart Health in Older Adults)

Linkages is a monthly e-newsletter that 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 resources and information about heart health.

Oct. 5: Applying rehabilitation strategies to population health: Use of technology to support self-management & prevention (AGE-WELL)

Oct. 12: Cyber security and privacy: Key principles and tools for older adults (Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario)

Oct. 17: Declines in cardiovascular function with aging: Does this need to be the case? (Western University Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging)Oct. 17 – 18: Aging Well virtual conference (Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario)

Oct. 18: Managing meds and minimizing risk: Pain and pain medication (Loop Fall Prevention Community of Practice)

Oct. 18 – 20: Innovating a Better Future 2022 (AGE-WELL)

Oct. 19: Leading & Learning with Pride: City of Toronto’s revitalized tool kit for supporting 2SLGBTQI+ seniors (Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program)

Oct. 20: Social Prescribing Conference: Current practices & community conversations (Alliance for Healthier Communities)

Oct. 20: 7th Annual North East Geriatric Refresher Day (North East Specialized Geriatric Centre)

Oct. 20 – 22: Closing the Research-Practice Gap (Canadian Association on Gerontology)

Oct. 23: Personality dimensions (DeafBlind Ontario Services)

Oct. 24: The Great Age: Sustainability in aging societies (The University of Toronto Scarborough)

Oct. 24 – 26: This is Long Term Care 2022 virtual conference (Ontario Long Term Care Association)

Oct. 27: Age-friendly communities (Healthy Aging CORE)

Reading List: Heart Health in Older Adults

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

Health Care Professionals eLearning modules: Heart Disease

A 4-module eLearning course on heart disease.

Health Care Professionals resources: Heart Disease

The heart is a muscle that pumps blood throughout the body. Similar to other muscles, the heart needs a continuous supply of blood to work properly. With aging, the heart compensates for clogged vessels by working harder and raising blood pressure. Heart disease refers to conditions that prevent the heart from working correctly. Common types of heart disease include heart attack, abnormal heartbeat, weak heart muscle, heart disease from infection and damaged heart valves.

Older Adults and Caregivers eLearning modules: Heart Disease

An eLearning course on heart disease.

Older Adults and Caregivers resources: Heart Disease

The heart is a muscle that pumps blood throughout the body. Similar to other muscles, the heart needs a continuous supply of blood to work properly. With aging, the heart compensates for clogged vessels by working harder and raising blood pressure. Heart disease refers to conditions that prevent the heart from working correctly. Common types of heart disease include heart attack, abnormal heartbeat, weak heart muscle, heart disease from infection and damaged heart valves.

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