Since 2010, Bonefit has trained over 1600 health and fitness professionals from physiotherapists, kinesiologists, fitness trainers to yoga teachers, PTAs and OTAs. It’s been led by Dr. Judi Laprade from the University of Toronto and Dr. Caitlin McArthur from GERAS since day 1.  Read more for information about upcoming workshops in Ontario.

On July 8th, 2019 Dr. Chris Frank  reviewed the scant literature on the demographic factors common in health-care serial murderers; made the link between patient safety principles and Health Care Serial Murder (HCSM), and summarized relevant information arising from the Wettlaufer Inquiry. Watch the webinar recording here

On January 14, 2019, The Division of Geriatric Medicine in collaboration with the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health and the Seniors Health Knowledge Network were pleased to offer this free webinar presentation featuring Tim Yearington (Grey Thunderbird), Algonquin Traditional Knowledge Keeper from the Office of Indigenous Initiatives of Queen's University.

Learning objectives included to review population health concerns, disease prevalence and risk factors; to understand the role of Elders in Indigenous communities and to introduce Indigenous perspectives of health and end-of-life. To view the recording click here.  For the full resource package click here.

March 5-6, 2018 in Niagra Falls, Ontario the Research Institute for Aging presents Walk with Me: Changing the Culture of Aging in Canada. This conference brings together older adults/residents, care partners, educators, policy makers, students and researchers from all over the country to learn with and from each other about how to enhance the journey of aging across the continuum of care and community living. To learn more or to register click here.

This webinar focused on how malnutrition and frailty are associated and impact function and the risk for falls.  Nutrition risk screening was discussed as a way forward for the prevention, detection and treatment of malnutrition and falls.

Dr. Kara Dionisio, ND will present this webinar on Thurs. Jan. 26, 2017 from 12-1pm EST. The goal of this webinar is to give an overview of how Naturapathic Doctors support patients and their health care teams in the area of fall prevention. Register here

The Centre for Studies in Aging and Health is pleased to share a copy of our January Research and Innovation in Aging Forum, Gazing Critically at Age-Friendly Communities on January 17th that was hosted at the Learning & Leadership Centre at Providence Care, 752 King St. W. Kingston, presented by Dr. Mark Rosenberg.  There is a pdf version available for review and a copy of the webinar recording available here.

Wed. Feb, 1, 2017 from 1-2pm EST.  Ce séminaire en ligne explorera en détail les programmes et outils en français utilisés pour la prévention des chutes dans une communauté franco-ontarienne. Nous poursuivrons la discussion sur les succès et défis à offrir de tels programmes dans une communauté minoritaire francophone et nous élaborerons sur nos partenariats acquis au cours des années.

This two day meeting will take place at The Conference Board of Canada, Ottawa, ON and will focus on housing, mental health, technology, transportation and income supports. 

 

The person-centered communication training is a 6-week program for home care personal support workers (PSWs) that provide care to clients with dementia.  The training program provides homecare PSWs the opportunity to gain an in depth understanding of person-centered communication with clients with dementia.

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