Baycrest Health Sciences in partnership with North East Specialized Geriatric Centre, will hold Cycle 2 of "Project ECHO Care of the Elderly" (ECHO COE) from Sep 5, 2018 – Dec 19, 2018 on Wednesdays 3:30-5:00 pm. The goal of this free telehealth education program is to enhance the quality of care for older adults in Ontario, by improving the knowledge and skills of primary care providers. To learn more click here.


On August 8th, 2018 Camille Gagnon, Assistant Director of the Canadian Deprescribing Network gave this presentation to help viewers learn about which medications may not necessarily be helping patients cognitive health.  

On August 8th, 2018 Camille Gagnon, Assistant Director of the Canadian Deprescribing Network gave this presentation to help viewers learn about which medications may not necessarily be helping patients cognitive health.  

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 12-1pm EST. Join Linda Strobl and Jake Pauls for this free webinar presentation as they discuss:

  • the evidence regarding home related falls
  • advocacy actions and code provisions for fall prevention
  • challenges of the current national code system
  • opportunities for injury prevention professionals to get involved in NBC development
  • positive changes achievable in the NBC 2020 edition

To learn more or to register click here.

Thurs. Nov. 15, 2018 from 12-1pm EST. Join presenter Daphne Kemp, Fall Reduction and Injury Prevention Coordinator for the Sasketchewan Healthy Authority who will discuss falls in the Long-term Care setting and more specifically, residents who are experiencing consecutive falls. To learn more or to register, click here,

Sept. 27th 2018 at Casino Rama, Ramara Ontario. This conference is intended for health care providers and is brought to you by the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy. The key note speaker is Dr. Al Salmoni. For more information or to register click here.

November 23, 2018 from 7:30am - 4:30pm at the BMO Edcuation & Conference Centre, Toronto. The aim of this one-day conference is to present current and emerging research and promote the uptake of innovative practices specific to balance, mobility, and physical activity, fitness assessment and training within clinical populations, with specific focus on those with neurological conditions and older adults.  To learn more click here.

On May 28-31st 2019 at Trent University, the Trent Centre for Aging & Society is hosting a joint international conference of the North American and European Networks in Aging Studies. Researchers, writers, and scholars from all disciplines and every career stage are invited to share their diverse approaches to conventional fields of gerontology and critical aging studies. To learn more click here.

Paper abstract submissions are due by November 1, 2018. Papers will feature a presentation by its author(s). The paper's abstract must include a title, author(s) name(s), and a summary of the research design and findings. This abstract must also be no longer than 250 words. 

Poster abstract submissions are due by November 1, 2018. Posters will be featured throughout the conference. The poster abstract must include a title, author(s) name(s), and a summary of the research design and findings. This abstract must also be no longer than 250 words. 

On Tuesday September, 11th from 12-1pm EST join this OTN Geriatric Addiction Rounds with presenter Dr. Sheen Taha who will review the 2018 report from the Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse.  The OTN Event #86535068 and te webcast is available at http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?

Friday, November 2nd at the Hellenic Community Centre, Ottawa. The Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario is hosting its' Annual General Meeting, preceeded by poster presentations. This year the focus is on posters that highlight support programs and initiatives that are aimed at optimizing the health outcomes of seniors in the Champlain region. The Call for Posters deadline is August 10th. Please see the pdf attachment for more details.

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