This publication by the Parliamentary Committee on Palliative and Compassionate Care advocates for the implementation of a number of recommendations related to palliative and end-of-life care, suicide prevention and elder abuse. 192 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

This submission to the Standing Committee on Human Resources and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) overviews recommendations to support aging well in place, age-friendly communities and dying well. 10 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

This publication calls for a new vision for aging at home that addresses the diversity of needs and challenges that Canadians may experience that also contributes towards building a sustainable healthcare system. 4 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

Date: May 17, 2018

Presenters:

    In partnership with the Belleville's 50+ Centre, CARP Greater Bay of Quinte Chapter #39 presents "Coffee & Chat" with Brainna Robinson of CALC - Community & Advocacy & Legal Centre Discussing Senior's Issues on April 10th at 2-4om in 2nd Floor Multipurpose Room at the Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre.  Everyone is welcome!

    This report from the National Institute on Ageing makes 5 evidence-informed recommendations, including: recognize all caregivers with a common definition; support caregivers with financial assistance and training, change workplace cultures to recognize and support the unique challenges Canadian caregivers face; and develop national standards that both governments and employers can use to measure how well we are meeting the needs of workng caregivers.

    This paper discusses how the ecological model enables us to view an older adult as an individual who is included in a system of significant relationships with their family and the world they live in, as well as with local and regional organizations in their community. Interventions are discussed.

    This paper explores the changing demographics of older adults globally, the capacity and potential of older adults for providing in home resources and supportive services for other adults in need, along with health policy.  9 pages. Last reviewed October 2018.

    This paper identifies some major gaps in literature and discusses key policy implications for planners as we as recommendations for further research.

    This article reviews the need to develop effective and efficient health promotion and disease prevention strategies for improving the health and quality of life for older adults living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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