AFC Communities in Eastern Ontario

Name of Committee: Older Adult Plan

Population: 934,243

AFC Communities in Central Ontario

Name of Committee: City of Pickering Age Friendly Planning Committee

Population: 91,771

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Program Description

AFC Communities in Western Ontario

Name of Committee: Age-Friendly Niagara Network (AFNN)

Date: May 31, 2018

Presenters:

  • Julie Darney, Manager of Partnerships and Communities of Practice
  • Denise Marshall, BSc, MD, CCFP(PC), FCFP Medical Director, Niagara West Palliative Care Team and McNally House Hospice
  • Deborah Sattler, Lead, Windsor Essex Compassion Care Community

Description:

In light of Canada’s aging population, Hospice Palliative Care Ontario is supporting a new provincial strategy called “Compassionate Communities” to catalyze whole person care throughout the province of Ontario, to benefit patients, family caregive

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 Roop Sandhu gave this presentation overviewing the South Frontenac SALT program, it's mission and role in assisting community dwelling seniors to age-in-place. 29 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.

October 1-4, 2018. Toronto. This event is for community engagers, practitioners, and innovators. It is an opportunity to come together with inspirational leaders from across the country and beyond to share ideas, successes and failures and to take this learning home and apply it to the community change work you're passionate about.  To learn more or to register click here.

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