This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to aging, resilience and disease management. Themes include:

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

6 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

Dementia Friendly Communities Ontario is working to to support people living with dementia in our communities.  To learn more visit http://alzheimer.ca/en/on/We-can-help/Dementia-Friendly-Communities-Ontario.  Help spread the word by sharing the pdf poster.

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to aging, technology and gerontechnology. Themes include:

  • user perspectives and preferences
  • adoption
  • use to support function
  • use to support aging in place
  • use to support persons with cognitive impairment and dementia
  • use to support informal caregivers
  • issues around access and equity

The June calendar for the Belleville 50+ Centre includes meetings, presentations, recreation and social opportunities. Please see the pdf.

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to later life hoarding and diogenes syndrome. 4 pages.

This handout from the Alzheimer Society provides an easy to understand overview of types of hoarding, possible causes, recommended strategies and tips for prevention.

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to engaging and empowering older adults. Topics include improved decision making, empowerment of elderly patients, health promotion, social inclusion / participation and more. 4 pages.

Please see the April newsletter for upcoming seniors events and programs available in the Prince Edward County area.

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to delirium in older adults. Topics include risk factors related to hip fracture, the HELP program, delirium at the end-of-life, delirium in dementia, non-pharmacological interventions, nutrition and frailty. 3 pages. 

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