The Centre hosts a regular conference to engage community members and health care professionals on topics of particular interest to older adults and those who care for them.
Dementia can change how a person connects with others and their community, meaning people living with dementia and their care partners are at a higher risk of social isolation.September 18, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Conference – 2022 – Inspiring Inclusive Communities in Ontario: Moving age-friendly insights, innovations and strategies into action
March 22-24: Inspiring Inclusive Communities in Ontario: Moving age-friendly insights, innovations and strategies into action was a free, virtual, 3-day conference for Age-Friendly Community Initiatives in Ontario, planners, implementers, researchers, academics and policy makers.March 22, 2022 @ 8:30 am - March 24, 2022 @ 12:30 pm
This 3-day event was split into themed morning sessions: The Need: Older Adults with Complex & Chronic Health Conditions Including Frailty; The Innovation: Integrated Care in Action; and The Transformation: Post-COVID Support and Recovery. This conference offered participants actionable strategies, new connections and a path toward transformative care.October 19, 2021 @ 8:30 am - October 21, 2021 @ 12:30 pm
On Friday November 1, 2019 the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care hosted this conference featuring presentations focused on issues facing older adults. Topics included social isolation, loneliness, poverty, sensory loss, issues faced by LGBT2SQ older adults, housing and new technologies to assist individuals to age at home safely. PDF copies of the presenters slides are available for viewing.November 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
On May 25, 2018 The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care Hospital, Kingston, held our 2018 conference which focused on the topics of social isolation, poverty and age-friendly communities. Conference presentations are available by viewing the full page.May 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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.March 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm