AFC Communities in Western Ontario

Name of Committee: Mayor's Advisory Council for Kitchener Seniors (MACKS)

Population: 233,222

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Population: 18,801

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The goal of the committee is to elevate the profile, level of leadership and engagement of seniors in the community by:

AFC Communities in Central Ontario

Name of Committee: Durham Council on Aging

Population: 645,862

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The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases has approved the creation of two separate Special Interest Groups. While there are many areas ofoverlap between the two, both fields are in a phase of tremendous growth that could benefit from more individualized attention. Members are of AASLD areinvited to join SIGs by visiting http://www.aasld.org/membership/special-interest-groups

MHNIG offers a network of professional resources, support, and access to financial assistance through bursaries and awards. The purpose of MHNIG is to actively promote partnerships that work towards improving the mental health and well-being of individuals, their families, and our communities.

Name of Committee: Port Colborne Seniors Advisory Committee/Health Services

Population: 18,306

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This project will support the City of Burlington in creating an AFC plan. The City has branded the project as the Burlington Active Aging Plan. The plan will focus on keep older adults and seniors active, healthy and engaged in their community throughout all stages of life.

AFC Communities in Central Ontario

Name of Committee: Burlington Age-Friendly Council

Population: 183,314

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Funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, a three-year research project looked at nine different knowledge translation initiatives carried out by Ontario Communities of Practice (CoPs). Several of the initiatives studied were led by CoPs within the Seniors Health Knowledge Network (SHKN).

At the Academy, connecting you to a welcoming and dynamic community of peers is one of our principal goals and core member benefits. Some of the best ways for you to get connected. We are pleased to announce the launch of our first general audiology community, a new collaboration platform that includes a document posting area, listserv capabilities, discussion forums, and social media integration. Visit the community, login, and start collaborating with your colleagues! 

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