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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 from 12-1 PM EDT. This webinar presented by Dr. Barbara Liu and Wendy Zeh, is about the Senior Friendly Care (sfCare) Framework that provides a foundation for achieving the best possible outcomes for older adults. 

On May 25, 2018, Jason Kervin gave this presentation overviewing the role of community paramedicine, rural wellness clinics, community referrals by EMS and research regarding the effectiveness of community paramedicine. 13 slides. Last reviewed May 2018.

On May 25, 2018 Jen Recknagel of  UHN OPENLAB gave this presentation providing an overview of a series of projects looking at the experience of aging in the healthcare system and an exploratory research project looking at grassroots models of seniors supportive living. 

On May 25, 2018 Taralyn Prindiville gave this presentation describing the successes, challenges and lessons learned from the Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan. 22 slides. Last reviewed May 2018.

On May 25, 2018 Judith Mackenzie provided this presentation overviewing the Oasis model as a successful model of a naturally occuring retirement community (NORC). 11 slides. Last reviewed May 2018.

On May 25, 2018, Kelly Kay gave this presentation which provided an overview of the competency framework for interprofessional CGA. She examined the applications for interprofessional practice and provided an update on current knowledge to action activities. She concluded with a review of the major critiques associated with competency based practice to help practitioners avoid pitfalls. 30 slides. Last reviewed May 2018.

Tuesday June 5th from 12:30-4:00pm at the YMCA Hamilton Auditorium. This half day program features Taralyn Prindiville (Hamilton Council on Aging), Amanda Grenier (Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging) and Pat Spadafora (Kaleidoscope Consulting) and includes a free lunch for registrants. Register by contacting Taralyn Priniville at prindiville@hhsc.ca or calling 905-777-3837 x 12434.

May 24, 2018, 8:30am-4:30pm at the Holiday Inn, Yorkdale, Toronto. The Senior Friendly Seven (SF7) intervention set is a foundational element of the sfCare Framework. Evidence is emerging that intervention in seven areas promises the most significant individual and additive impact on the independence and well-being of at-risk older adults.

This webinar recording shares approaches to reach and engage older adults in the prevention and early intervention for depression, and alcohol and medication misuse. Presenters discussed successful strategies to engage a variety of older adult groups.

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