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Conference – 2016 – Aging: Are We Doing It Right?
March 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
On March 4th, 2016 the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health hosted this full day conference focused on the issues of ageism, technology to support aging in place, supporting LGBTQ older adults, age-friendly communities, living well with dementia, the OASIS model, advance care planning and person-centred care. Conference presentation slides are available in the conference resources section.
Dr. Stephen Katz – Images of Aging: Ageism, Anti-Aging and Anti-Ageism
Gwen Brown – Community Integration Following Stroke: Supporting the Journey
Katherine Mackenzie – Aging with an Intellectual Disability: Home-Care, Long-term Care and Frailty
Pat Spadafora – Technology to Support Aging in Place
Celeste Pang – Sexuality and Aging – New Threads in Later Life: Supporting LGBTQ Older Adults in Their Care
Sarah Webster – Age-Friendly Communities: Creating a Culture of Exchange in Ontario
David Webster – Living Well with Dementia
Christine McMillan – OASIS – Promoting Independent Living
Tara Kainer – Social Policy as a Means to Better Health
Micheal Kalu – Is the Future Physiotherapy Workforce Prepared for the Population Ageing?
Rev. Dr. Neil Elford – Values-Based Advance Care Planning
Michelle Hauser – How we Talk to Older People
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