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.

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 framework from the AARP Foundation discusses way to understand isolation, risk factors, causes and consequences, interventions to reduce isolation, ways to measure isolation as well as further research needed.  52 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

This publication discusses a study exploring the unique and important stories of older immigrants aging in Canada. 104 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

This research to practice paper sought to examine older immigrants and factors which make them susceptible to isolation.12 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

This book provides an overview of the latest research findings on vulnerability and resilience to help inform older people and those who work with them. 88 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

April 24, 2018 from 12-1pm EDT. Join Meaghan Fullerton for this webinar that will introduce participants to the concept of cultural safety in Indigenous Health Care, an orientation that imperative for members of settler society to offer ethical care to Indigenous clients, patients, families, and communities. Consistent with the Truth and Reconciliation’s Calls to Action, cultural safety asks members of settler society to critically reflect on personal and collective culture, history, colonial context, dominant historical narratives, as well as Indigenous voice and experience. Register here.

This article discusses the use of convergent care research and the stages of the empowerment process through the findings of a study done with seniors in a rural community.

This article discusses research findings on how online social networking can help prevent social isolation in older adults.

This review is intended to provide evidence the case for engagement and overviews the essential elements for successful engagement.

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