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2024 Conference – Building Healthy Communities: Uniting Experience, Research, and Practice for Ontario’s Age-Friendly Future

The Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program’s 2024 Conference was held from March 20 to 22, 2024. Check out the recordings and resources by clicking Read More below.

A New e-Learning Resource on Age-Friendly Communities

The Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program is pleased to announce the launch of a new online learning course on age-friendly communities: “Modules to Support Planning, Implementation, Evaluation and Sustainability”.

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Planning a Virtual Conference: A Practical Guide

This toolkit covers the strategic and technical aspects of executing a virtual conference and can be tailored to meet the goals and capacity of your team. While the scope of this document pertains to virtual conferences, its core strategy may be useful for other events.

Southeast Regional Integrated Memory Program (RIMP)

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.

Centre for Studies in Aging & Health: Creating, Applying & Sharing Knowledge Providence Care

The Centre for Studies in Aging and Health and Providence Care is a leading source for creating, applying and sharing knowledge to support the health and
well-being of older adults and their care partners.

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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.

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CSAH Linkages: April 2024 (Alcohol Use Among 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 Age Friendly and Remote Communities

April 8 – May 5, 2024Power of Attorney and Capacity and Consent: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know (Institute for Life Course and Aging)
April 10: Webinar::Getting Serious about the Human Rights of Older Persons Our Call for a UN Convention (Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario)
April 15: Workshop: Introduction to Sensory Loss Workshop (DeafBlind Services Ontario)
April 16, 2024: Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario: Seniors Leading Change: How to Build an Elder Abuse Prevention Network (webinar)
April 17, 2024: Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations: Service Canada – Old Age Security (OAS) Benefits 2024 (virtual workshop)
April 17-19, 2024: AdvantAge Ontario: Advancing Senior Care (convention, Toronto)
April 18, 2024: Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging: Associations between differential aging and lifestyle, environment, current and future health conditions (webinar)
April 18, 2024: German National Association of Senior Citizens’ Organizations: Promoting political participation of older persons: an international exchange (webinar)
April 19, 2024: Sinai Health/University Health Network: Managing Chronic Pain in Older Adults (webinar)
April 23, 2024: Seniors for Social Action: The NORC Program: Helping people age in place by bringing people and services together (webinar, email seniorsactionontario@gmail.com)
April 25: In-person workshop: “Uplifting Senior’s Voices: Being HEARD and RESPECTED” (Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario)
April 25: Webinar: “
Unlocking the Potential of AgeTech to Support Autonomy and Independence (AGE-WELL)
April 25, 2024: Healthcare Excellence Canada: Promising Practices to Enable Aging in Place (webinar)
April 30, May 1&3: Training: Risk Assessment Training 2024Harm to Older Persons Evaluation (Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario)
May 1-3: Conference: Change the Culture of Aging at Walk with Me (RIA)
May 6 – June 2Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Anxiety among Older Adults (Institute for Life Course and Aging)
May 6: WorkshopCommunication 101: Bridging the Gap Workshop (DeafBlind Services Ontario)
May 8 & 15: WorkshopInterventions for Memory and Aging: A Train-the-Trainer Workshop (Baycrest)
May 14, 2024: Sinai Health/University Health Network: Older Adults and Estate Planning: How to Talk to Your Family and What Do You Talk About? (webinar)
May 15-17, 2024: RTOERO: Future of Aging Summit (conference, Toronto)
May 21 – 30: Conference: AGE-WELL EPIC Conference (AGE-WELL)
June 3: Webinar: Sensory Integration: Making Sensory Engagement Material (DeafBlind Services Ontario)
June 11, 2024: Sinai Health/University Health Network: Older Adults and Vascular Disease: Life after Heart Surgery (webinar)
October 28-29, 2024: Older Adult Centres Association of Ontario: Aging Well Conference (conference)

Reading List

Alcohol Use Among Older Adults 

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of resources, including considerations regarding:
  • risk of dementia,
  • alcohol use disorder (AUD),
  • mild cognitive impairment (MCI),
  • prevention strategies,
  • The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders,
  • Fifth Edition (DSM-5),
  • alcohol consumption,
  • hazardous alcohol consumption,
  • cognitive decline,
  • binge drinking,
  • alcohol treatment,
  • self-reported measures,
  • alcohol-medication interactions,
  • falls related emergency department (ED) visits,
  • prevent and reduce alcohol consumption,
  • Potentially Serious Alcohol-Medication Interactions in Older adults (POSAMINO),
  • health-related quality of life among older adults.

All of our reading lists can be found on the Reading Lists page of Sagelink.

 

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Older Adults & Caregivers Resources