The Research & Innovation in Aging Forum (RIAF) is hosted by the Centre in Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care. RIAF is a platform for sharing research ideas, research in progress and completed projects with the goal to augment communication networks, have opportunities for discussion and feedback and to celebrate each other’s’ work.
RIAF brings together researchers, clinicians and others to discuss topics related to research about and with older adults. Events occur about six times per year and are open to all interested to attend. If you have research you would like to share in a webinar, please email Lisa at email@example.com.
RIAF was originally developed in 2011/12 and continues to strive for knowledge mobilization and productive partnerships for research in aging across our SE LHIN.
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RIAF Events 2020
Using research-based film to improve the care of older LGBTQ people aging at home ~ July 29, 2020
RIAF Events 2019
Toronto Social Capital Study - A Focus on the Social Lives of Toronto's Seniors ~ Michael Nicin ~ February 26, 2019
RIAF Events 2018
Participation Experiences of People with Deafblindness or Dual Sensory Loss ~ Atul Jaiswal ~ December 11, 2018
Aging, Technology and Privacy ~ Dr. Lisa Carver ~ October 16, 2018
RIAF Events 2017
Design of Devices to Increase Independence ~ Dr. Claire Davies ~ February 21, 2017
Gazing Critically at Age-Friendly Communities ~ Dr. Mark Rosenberg ~ January 17, 2017
RIAF Events 2016
Diabetes Within Ontario’s First Nations Peoples ~ Dr. Michael Green ~ May 17, 2016
To Be or Not To Be - Getting Ready for Physician Assisted Death ~ Dr. Chris Frank ~ April 26 2016
Wound Bed Preparation: Evidence to Policy Development ~ Dr. Kevin Woo ~ June 21 2016
One Year Later - Lessons Learned from the Ontario Age-Friendly Community Planning Outreach Initiative ~ Sarah Webster & Dr. John Puxty ~ October 18, 2016
Balance Impairment and Fear of Fallng in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes - Need to Think Beyond Peripheral Neuropathy ~ Dr. Nandini Desphande ~ November 15, 2016
RIAF Events 2015
Advance Care Planning & Goals of Care Designations ~ Dr. Neil Elford ~ May 19 2015
Problem Solving Therapy for Depression in Older Adults ~ Dr. Dallas Seitz ~ June 16, 2015
Age Friendly Communities ~ Dr. John Puxty ~ July 7, 2015
Quinte Healthlink: Redesigning Care for Patients with Complex needs ~ Mary Woodman ~ October 20, 2015
Regional Integrated Falls Prevention & Management ~ Dr. John Puxty & Mariel Ang ~ November 17, 2015
Palliative Care - Evaluating Regional Initiatives to Reduce Hospital Utilization ~ Dr. Raymond Viola ~ December 15, 2015
Balance Impairment and Fear of Falling in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: Need to Think Beyond Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy