June 16, 2015. Dr. Dallas Seitz reviewed evidence for problem-solving therapy for depression in older adults from a systematic review, discussed the implementation and evaluation of problem-solving therapy in the seniors mental health program at Providence Care, and explored opportunities for future research studies in problem-solving therapy.
December 15, 2015. Dr. Raymond Viola reviewed factors associated with the location of palliative care delivery for individual patients, described two southeastern Ontario initiatives to facilitate end-of-life care in the community, and outlined an ongoing study to evaluate these two initiatives.
July 7, 2015. Dr. John Puxty introduced the concept of what Age-Friendly Communities are and how they benefit older people, explored what has been done in other parts of Canada and Ontario, and discussed the innovation coming into being through the assistance of the Senior Secretariats vision.
October 20, 2015. Mary Woodman reviewed the various benefits to patients and the health care system by implementing HealthLinks, explored how this approach addresses unmet medical, mental health and social needs, helps patients navigate the system, and improves end of life care.
November 17, 2015. Dr. John Puxty & Mariel Ang shared research investigating health issues related to aging and initiated a forum that promotes networking, collaboration and innovation in research.