March 28, 2019 from 2:30-3:30 pm  in RM LWR 1003 in L.R. Wilson Hall at McMaster University. Join Emilie Raymond or Universite Laval for this presentation.  To learn more click here.

The objective of this study was to examine and compare the population attributable risk for Alzheimer's disease associated with six modifiable risk factors among Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples and among on- and off-reserve Indigenous peoples in Canada.7 pages. Last reviewed November 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, epidemioogy 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 reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources regarding arthritis and older adults. Topics include:

  • risk factors
  • disease impact and burden
  • comorbidity
  • non-pharmacological therapies
  • research

2 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

Sept. 27th 2018 at Casino Rama, Ramara Ontario. This conference is intended for health care providers and is brought to you by the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy. The key note speaker is Dr. Al Salmoni. For more information or to register click here.

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

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 at the Family & Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox & Addington located on 817 Division Street. This workshop is a one-day training program designed for direct support professionals (front line staff) from both Developmental Services and Health/Seniors/Long-term Care Sectors.

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