The Institute for Life Course and Aging offers a variety of online workshops for healthcare and other professionals who work with older adults.  A variety of topics are covered of the 2019-2020 period. For a full listing please see the brochure linked to.

Baycrest, in partnership with North East Specialized Geriatric Centre, is recruiting for the Fall 2019 program of "Project ECHO Care of the Elderly Long-Term Care (ECHO COE LTC), a telehealth education program that aims to help primary care providers build capacity in the care of older adults through weekly 60-minute videoconference sessions. The sessions will run weekly from September 10 - December 3, 2019 on Tuesdays from 11am -12pm with the exception of October 1st, 2019. See the pdf flyers for more information. To apply please fill out the form at https://redcap.baycrest.org/redcap/surveys/?s=L9RNFHR3WD

This publication takes a case study approach to illustrate the complexity of self-neglect, discuss assessment and interventions. It concludes with future implications for policy makers.

The author presents an overview regarding the management issues of elderly self-neglect related to the detection, assessment, reporting and referral, and decision-making capacity. Based on the current literature, the paper is aimed to explore the present knowledge and challenges, and how they can pave the way for solutions to self-neglect research, practice, and policy.

The authors review the presentation of hoarding and provides basic management approaches and resources for family physicians.

The authors provide an overview of an investigation of the reliability and validity of the clutter image rating (CIR) in assessing late life hoarding disorder.

This study describes the initial contact of 255 potential participants, recruitment of 63 participants, and retention of 57 participants from three geriatric Hoarding Disorder (HD) studies.

This paper discusses a study which attempted to evaluate the frequency to which severe compulsive hoarding (SCH) co-occurs with late life depression (LLD) and compared the cognitive characteristics of those with LLD and concurrent SCH to individuals with LLD and not SCH.

This study aimed to estimate the age-specific prevalence, severity, and relationships between hoarding and obsessive compulsive symptoms in both sexes using a large population-based sample.

This paper describes a study which examined the relationship between geriatric hoarding severity and functional disability severity.

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