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.

Feb 11-14 2018, Banff Alberta.  The 2018 Active Living Research Annual Conference brings together active living researchers and champions from over 30 disciplines to advance knowledge and action around active communities. The conference is the premier venue for policy-relevant research and cross-sector exchange between scientists, practitioners and policy makers on how to create and sustain active living environments. For more information or to register, click here.

This study was designed to identify social network types among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults and examine the relationship between social network type and mental health.

This publication reports on the 2014 data from the Aging with Pride: National Health, Aging and Sexuality/Gender Study (NHAS), the largest national American survey focused on the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults.

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.

This paper examines the influence of key health indicators and risk and protective factors on health outcomes (including general health, disability, and depression) among lesbian, gay male and bisexual (LGB) older adults.

The authors utilized the health equity promotion model to examine hypothesized mechanisms for health disparities between bisexual older adults and lesbian and gay older adults.

The authors investigated health disparities among LGB older adults 50 years and older by analyzing data from the 2003-2010 Washington State Behavioural Risk Factor Surveillance on health outcomes, chronic conditions, access to care, behaviours and screening by gender and sexual orientation.

This paper describes the significance of key empirical findings from the recent and landmark study Caring and Aging with Pride: The National Health, Aging and Sexuality Study, on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender aging and health disparities. 

This article reports on the findings of a study aimed at exploring the experiences of caregivers of community dwelling gay and lesbian seniors and issues around health care access and equity.