Knowledge Exchange

Health & Indigenous Elders

On January 14, 2019, The Division of Geriatric Medicine in collaboration with the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health and the Seniors Health Knowledge Network were pleased to offer this free webinar presentation featuring Tim Yearington (Grey Thunderbird), Algonquin Traditional Knowledge Keeper from the Office of Indigenous Initiatives of Queen's University.

Learning objectives included to review population health concerns, disease prevalence and risk factors; to understand the role of Elders in Indigenous communities and to introduce Indigenous perspectives of health and end-of-life. To view the recording click here.  For the full resource package click here.

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This presentation featured Tim Yearington (Grey Thunderbird), Algonquin Traditional Knowledge Keeper from the Office of Indigenous Initiatives of Queen's University as he provided an introduction to the role of Elders in Indigenous communities and Indigenous perspectives of health and end-of-life.

Julia Miller, Knowledge Broker & Research Coordinator of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Centre for Studies in Aging in Health facilitated the presentation and provided an introduction to population health concerns, disease prevalence and risk factors.

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