This checklist identifies environmental adaptations for seniors that could help prevent accidents and enhance independent living at home. Guidelines on how to hire a reputable contractor are included.

This information sheet describes the Mini-Nutritional Assessment Short-Form as best practice in nursing care. 2 pages. Last reviewed October, 2018.

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to osteoporosis. Topics include:

  • the relationship between Alzheimer's Disease and osteoporosis
  • diabetes and lower bone mineral density
  • falls and fractures
  • exercise interventions
  • frailty and osteoporosis
  • osteoporosis in men
  • osteoporosis in women
  • glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
  • nutrition

5 pages. Last reviewed September 2018.

Tuesday September 18, 2018 from 11am - 12pm EST. Join Presenter Robert Mundle, MDiv for this ethics education session.  The live webcast link is https://bluejeans.com/421560113/.

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources regarding arthritis and older adults. Topics include:

  • risk factors
  • disease impact and burden
  • comorbidity
  • non-pharmacological therapies
  • research

2 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

This month's reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources on the importance of resilience and how to support resilience in older adults. Themes include:

  • resilience in the presence of disease
  • social and community supports and considerations
  • family and caregiver resilience
  • measuring resilience

6 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

This document provides an overview of issues related to the use of solitary conferment in the Canadian correctional setting. It provides statistics and speaks to issues related to psychological harm and human rights.

This information sheet contains highlights from the Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for Senior Living Communities resource. 8 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

This brochure overviews key points in regards to the assessment and prevention of suicide in older adults. 2 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources to support older adults to age in place. These include research articles, resources to share with older adults and their carepartners, publications on community based strategies and initiatives, studies on the impact of neighbourhood on the health or older adults and  information on technology to support aging in place. 4 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

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