August 22, 2019 from 7-8AM EST. This free webinar featuring Bill Mitchell will explore some of the key issues and barriers around access to justice in older age.  It will also offer tips and support on how you can prepare high-quality substantive inputs to the upcoming UN consultation. Register here.

Until September 8th the WHO and partners are seeking open input, comments, revisions and additions on the zero-draft proposal for the Decade of Healthy Ageing through an online form. To ensure that the Decade of Healthy Ageing is a formidable force for fostering partnerships and accelerating progress, there needs to be a unified vision and plan that provide directions for governments and non-State actors to enable people to live longer and healthier lives. To share your input click here.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: To improve care for older people with frailty and support their caregivers, CFHI and the Canadian Frailty Network invite you to join the Advancing Frailty Care in the Community (AFCC) Collaborative. This initiative will help you enhance your capacity to partner with patients and family/friend caregivers to improve the identification, assessment and implementation of tailored evidence-informed interventions that address frailty in primary care.

Whether your organization already has clearly established approaches for older people with frailty or is looking to develop some for the first time, our goal is to help you deliver more improvement, for more people, that lasts. Applications are due August 21, 2019. To learn more click here.

Canada's first national dementia strategy sets out a vision for the future and identifies common principles and national objectives to help guide actions by all levels of government, non-governmental organizations, communities, families and individuals. The actions undertaken to achieve the strategy's national objectives may evolve over time, but every action will bring Canada closer to the vision of a Canada in which all people living with dementia and caregivers are valued and supported, quality of life is optimized, and dementia is prevented, well understood, and effectively treated.

On July 8th, 2019 Dr. Chris Frank  reviewed the scant literature on the demographic factors common in health-care serial murderers; made the link between patient safety principles and Health Care Serial Murder (HCSM), and summarized relevant information arising from the Wettlaufer Inquiry. Watch the webinar recording here

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Sept. 26-27 2019 at the Delta Marriott Toronto Airport. Check frailtyconference.ca for programme, speaker and registration details.

Monday, September 9th from 12-1PM EST join presenter Dr. Launette Rieb for this webinar in which she will discuss the upcoming release of the Canadian Guidelines detailing the evidence and best practice recommendations for the prevention, assessment and treatment of opioid use disorder among older adults. To register click here.

Thursday, August 22 2019 from 12-1pm EST join presenter Paul Wright as he informs participants about the global movement of 'End PJ Paralysis' and its link with mobilization, dignity, and respect for older adults in hospital. Join this webinar to learn how you can become a part of the movement and listen to lessons learned from Calgary. Register here.

The Canadian Frailty Network is seeking individuals who would like to take part in a global Delphi survey that we are conducting in order to identify a set of common outcomes for frailty (e.g. mobility, mental health status, cardio/lung health). To learn more or to participate click here.

This literature review from the International Federation on Ageing is intended to assist society, organizations, patient advocates, academics and governments to gain a deeper understanding of the primary and secondary benefits offered by immunization. 34 pages. Last reviewed July 2019.

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