Friday November 1, 2019 from 8am - 4pm. This conference features presentations focused on issues facing older adults. Topics include social isolation, loneliness, poverty, issues faced by LGBT2SQ older adults, housing and new technologies to assist individuals to age at home safely. A full program will be posted here soon. Register here.

This article discusses a research study undertaken to determine whether hearing impairment is associated with multiple categories of self-reported physical functioning in a cross-sectional, nationally representative sample of older adults 70 years and older. 13 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

This overview discusses the relevance of anorexia in the context of sarcopenia and frailty. The importance of treating anorexia in frail older adults is highlighted. 8 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.

The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health was pleased to feature PhD Candidate Atul Jaiswal for this free Research & Innovation in Aging Forum webinar introducing the condition of dual sensory loss or deafblindness. The characteristics, epidemiology and impact of dual sensory loss on life were explored. The unique participation experiences of three categories of individuals in this population was discussed. 

This article explores the personal strategies of elderly people with lifelong intellectual disabilities for social participation as well as the resources they utilize. 6 pages. Last reviewed October 2018.

This article describes a study investigating the prevalence of disability and its association with social capital among community-dwelling elderly. 13 pages. Last reviewed October 2018.

This global report from the World Federation of the Deafblind seeks to start a dialogue between international disability rights and development stakeholders and is on based on research combining the largest population-based analysis of persons with deafblindness. 66 pages. Last reviewed September 2018. 

This research paper investigated the extent of consequences of disability and the relationship to suicidal behaviour. 12 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

This report presents key findings on physical, mental, and social aspects of aging using data collected from 50,000 Canadians aged 45-85. It highlights insights related to: physical and psychological health, loneliness and social isolation, caregiving and care receiving, transportation and mobility, work and retirement, physical function, disability and falls, lesbian, gay and bisexual aging, and lifestyle and behaviour, among others. 210 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

This publication describes the SAGE (Successful Aging Evaluation) study investigating  self-rated successful aging among community dewelling older adults. 16 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.