On May 25, 2018  The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care Hospital, Kingston, held our 2018 conference which focused on the topics of social isolation, poverty and age-friendly communities. Conference presentations are available by viewing the full page.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 2:00-3:30 PM EDT. This webinar presented by Karen Henderson, will provide practical tips on planning for and meeting both the little and big planning challenges that face us all—from when is the right time to retire, to re-evaluating your location, to an easy way to keep your advance directive current. Helpful resources will also be provided. Register here.

Today, many elders are vulnerable to abuse and exploitation in a plethora of ways. Unfortunately, an excess of these cases go unreported and unnoticed to the public. With that said, it is important to address the topic to prevent elder abuse from becoming more prevalent. This guide will address the different types of elder abuse, how to address and prevent them, and also how to avoid becoming a elderly victim of theft. Last reviewed June 2018.

Cette vidéo explique la loi en Ontario qui exige que tous les professionnels de la santé obtiennent un consentement éclairé (ou un refus) avant d'administrer un traitement ou des soins. La capacité mentale peut varier le type de décision à prendre, à chaque nouvelle décision. Apprenez-en davanatge sur le consentement, la planification préalable des soins et le rôle de mandataire à www.planificationprealable.ca

Cette vidéo explique le rôle de mandataire en Ontario. Vous voulez en savoir davanatge? Informez-vous sur le rôle de mandataire à www.planificationprealable.ca

Cette vidéo explique qui est un mandataire en Ontario. Apprenez-en davantage sur la désignation de mandataires à www.planificationprealable.ca

Cette vidéo commence la conversation sur la planification préalable des soins, le consentement au traitement et les personnes impliquées. Apprenez-en davantage sur la planification préalable des soins à www.planificationprealable.ca

Monday, June 25th, 2018 at the Family & Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox & Addington located on 817 Division Street. This evening event is a time for you to hear about possible decisions you could be faced with as your family member ages with a developmental disability. For more information regarding this workshop, please contact Cliff Walsh from the Reena Learning & Development Registrar at cwalsh@reena.org or (905) 889-2690 x 2048.

This video explains the law in Ontario that requires all health care providers to get informed consent or refusal of consent before providing a patient with any treatment or care. Mental capacity is specific for each type of decision and for each new decision. To learn more about advance care planning, consent and capacity, visit Speak Up Ontario's website by clicking here.

This video explains the role of a substitute decision maker in Ontario. To find more about being an SDM, visit Speak Up Ontario's website by clicking here.

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