The Conference Board of Canada's conference is March 27-28 2018 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. This event will bring together experts and stakeholders from across the country to address issues related to applying precision across the health system, from prevention to health care to workplace wellness, with the goal of applying innovation. To learn more or register click here.

July 4-8th at the Delta Hotel, St. John's, NewFoundland. This is a joint conference with the Experimental Psychology Society of the UK. For more details click here.

The 3rd biennial Indigenous Health Conference, Walking Together, May 24-26, 2018, Toronto. This interdisciplinary conference is designed to help health care providers understand how Indigenous ways of knowing with respect to health and well-being can be utilized in health care approaches for Indigenous peoples. To learn more or to register click here.

The Canadian Geriatrics Society is hosting their 38th Annual Scientific Meeting, April 19-21, 2018 at Hotel Bonaventure, Montreal, Quebec. The aim of this years conference is for participants to (1) be able to describe the role of new technology in optimizing care of elderly patients and supporting caregivers, (2) appraise recent developments in clinical practice, education and researc relevant to scholarship in aging, and (3) integrate new evidence into care of elderly patients. For more information or to register click here.

The University of Victoria is offering this online course to support those working with older adults in long-term, acute and home care from March 2 - April 6, 2018. To learn more or register click here.

April 17-19 2018, Asset-Based Community Development: For Healthy Neighbourhoods is a three-day opportunity to learn the fundamentals of Asset-Based Community Development with a focus on Neighbourhood Development and Community Health. Join us in Kitchener, Ontario for a rare opportunity to learn from Cormac Russell and John McKnight, two of the world's top trainers in Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD), for their first time together in Canada. Click here to register.

The Bruyere Deprescribing Guidelines Research Team is hosting the Evidence Based Deprescribing Guideline Symposium 2018 March 26-28, 2018 in Ottawa, Canada. The symposium centers on sharing experiences and building momentum for deprescribing guideline development, implementation and research, allowing attendees to receive high-quality evidence based content, network with their colleagues and discover innovative developments in deprescribing research. To learn more or register click here.

This American policy brief aims to provide recommendations to policy makers and service providers to improve the health and wellness of LGBT elders of colour.  While the recommendations are based on the American context the content can provide insightful in other contexts.

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to sexuality and the sexual health of older adults.  Topics covered include sexually transmitted infections, sex education, sexuality, sexualilty and health equity and sexuality and dementia.  4 pages. 

This article presents an overview of the role of attachment in a couple’s relationship when a partner has Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). The authors recommend that healthcare professionals treating couples with an AD patient take a sexual history of the couple as well as assess the current status of the couple’s emotional and physical relationship.

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