Events

Browse through our event listing for aging-related conferences, workshops and events hosted by CSAH, SHKN or other provincial and national partners. The Centre for Studies in Aging and Health also hosts community events to increase public awareness and understanding of age-related issues.

If you’ve missed one of our events, check out our past events archive for proceedings, presentations and other related material. If you would like to receive our regular newsletter, Linkages, to stay connected to upcoming events, join our community.  If you have an event that would be of interest to sagelink visitor please share the details with us via email at info@sagelink.ca.


 

 

Recent & Upcoming Events

SAVE THE DATE! Nov. 28, 2017 from 12-1PM EST. This webinar will provide an introduction to a senior friendly approach to screenig for alcohol use in older adults. For registration information check http://brainxchange.ca/Public/Events/Upcoming-Events.aspx

The goal of this 3.5 hr training session facilitated by York Region Public Health, Public Health Nurses is to increase knowledge, skills and awareness about the causes of falling and to recommend fall prevention strategies for the older adults whom health care providers and caregivers work with.  Topics covered include: aging, ageism, learned helplessness, risk factors for falls and changing behavior through supportive coaching. The program is evidence based and utilizes current research, adult learning principles and best practices in fall prevention.

Thurs. Nov. 30th 1-2pm EST. Join Dr's Hitzig and Mirza for this webinar presentation about their work to better understand the issues impacting older Chinese adults living in the Kensington-Chinatown Neighborhood (KCN) including a multi-phase needs assessment and the development an action plan to make the KCN more age-friendly. The aim of the resulting action plan is to serve as a platform to support age-friendly initiatives aimed at reducing social isolation in older Chinese adults living in the KCN. For more information and to register click here.

In collaboration with the Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat, Elder Abuse Ontario and Western University invite you to be part of a provincial initiative to engage our citizens in challenging social norms and encouraging bystander interventions in support of at-risk seniors.

Monday December 4th from 12-2pm ET join Alfred Spencer as he discusses ideas and tools to move towards a culture of accessibility. Register here.