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.