Dr. John Puxty

Knowledge Exchange

Age Friendly Communities Project - Dr. John Puxty - July 7, 2015

The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care held a Research & Innovation in Aging Forum on  “Age Friendly Communities Project” with speaker, Dr. John Puxty on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 from 4-5pm at the Amphitheatre at Providence Care, Mental Health Services site located at 752 King St. W. Kingston, Ontario.  
Dr. John Puxty – A Geriatrician, John is a Chair of the Division of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Queen’s University, Director of the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health and the Chair of the Southeastern Ontario Regional Geriatric Program.

The ongoing objectives of the Research & Innovation in Aging Forum are to:

  • Share research investigating health issues related to aging
  • Create a forum that promotes networking, collaboration and innovation in research
  • Establish a community of practice for researchers who have an interest in health issues related to aging affiliated with Providence Care & Queen’s University


4:00 pm – 4:05 pm – Introductions and welcome from Dr. Rosemary Brander

4:05 pm - 4:35 pm –Age Friendly Communities Project,Dr. John Puxty

4:35 pm - 5:00 pm – Discussion

Age Friendly Communities Project

Share in a discussion about a recently funded project supporting the implementation of Age Friendly principles in Ontario.

  • Introduce the concept of what Age Friendly Communities are and how they benefit older people
  • Explore what has been done in other parts of Canada and Ontario
  • Discuss the innovation coming into being through the assistance of the Senior Secretariats vision

You can download a pdf of Dr. Puxty's presentation by clicking on the link above.