This guide from the American Psychological Association, Climate for Health and ecoAmerica provides an overview of climate change, its impact on mental health and recommendations for addressing those mental health impacts. There is a section specific to the increased risks posed to older adults.
Join presenter Phyllis Fehr for this webinar on Wed. Dec. 13th from 12-1pm EST where she will provide an overview of the human rights' movement in Canada, including recent developments and engagement with the United Nations; encourage participants to consider how our human rights apply to people living with dementia as well as hear personal stories and case examples that illustrate common instances of discrimination and abuse of human rights that occur regularly in our health and social care systems. Register here.
SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) FREE exercise classes for seniors who wish to improve cardio, strength, balance and flexibility regardless of their current ability level. The program can help increase fitness levels, reduce social isolation and keep older adults on their feet. Try a class and register if it is a good fit. Call 613-634-0130 or 1-800-301-0076 for more information. Programs for Stroke Recovery, Parkinson's / Multiple Sclerosis and Arthritis are also offered in Kingston.
Free Fall Prevention Programs for People 65+ These 12 week programs include information on how to lower risk of falls and include an exercise component focused on balance and strength, Upcoming program locations and dates are listed below. Registration is required at the first session. Call 613-634-0130 ext. 3414. or 1-800-301-0076 for more information
Join Sharon Lewis, Education and Support Coordinator with the Alzheimer Society of KFL&A on Dec 6th from 1-3pm at the Airheart Conference Room at Lennox & Addington County General Hospital to discuss the joys and challenges of supporting someone living with dementia. Bring your questions! Please RSVP 613-354-3301 ext 203 or email@example.com
In collaboration with the Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat, Elder Abuse Ontario and Western University invite you to be part of a provincial initiative to engage our citizens in challenging social norms and encouraging bystander interventions in support of at-risk seniors.
March 21-24th 2017 in Sudbury, Rainbow Health Ontario is bringing together health and social service providers, community members, researchers and policy makers to advance LGBTQ25 heatlh outcomes in Ontario. This conference will focus on building partnerships in health and social services to promote the health of Ontario’s diverse LGBTQ2S populations, including those in northern and rural areas. In our programming, we have emphasized an intersectional approach to health and well-being, streamed according to 7 themes: clinical practice; public policy, activism and human rights; community support and development; professional education and training; research; organization and systems change; and ethics and law. Register here.