Want to know what Age Friendly is, or all about? Age Friendly Chatham-Kent presents this video to explain how and why all communities can benefit from developing policies and infrastructure that support healthy and active aging. Through our actions we aim to build a better more inclusive, respectful and accessible Chatham-Kent.
This pdf presentation and audio recording of a webinar hosted by the Canadian Gerontological Association, Public Health Agency of Canada and Canadian Health Human Resource Network reviews demographic and health, psychological and community level approaches to addressing social isolation in older adults.
This presentation used examples from Nova Scotia as a way to illustrate the use of milestone questions for evaluation purposes as well as including process evaluation into the implementation plan and how to use the communities needs assessment in the evaluation process.
This archived webinar presentation provides an overview of Age-Friendly Communities and Dementia Friendly Communities across the globe; the similarities and differences between the two movements and how they can be brought together to reduce duplication and save energy and expense.
This archived webinar reviews the ways in which AFC, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Universal Design complement one another. Considerations for communities to address their seniors housing and care needs are also discussed.
David Kanters presented this webinar about research that was done to evaluate the frailty of participants in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA). A Frailty Index (FI) was constructed for CLSA participants based on the cumulative deficit model of frailty. A new frailty measurement tool was created and its construct validity evaluated.
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.