Highlights of this issue include a reading list on "Active Aging”, the latest sagelink blog, a listing of upcoming events, as well as opportunities and updates from AGE-WELL, Behavioural Supports Ontario, BrainXchange, Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging, Centre for Studies in Aging and Health, CIHR, Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging, Institute for Life Course & Aging, Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program, Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care, Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy, Public Health Agency of Canada, Queen’s University Continuing Professional Development, Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto, Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging, Seniors Health Knowledge Network and Weston Brain Institute.

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The Institute for Life Course and Aging offers a variety of online workshops for healthcare and other professionals who work with older adults.  A variety of topics are covered of the 2019-2020 period. For a full listing please click here.

This article discusses an investigation of the impact or hearing rehabilitation to mitigate the effects of hearing loss on depression. 5 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

This publication outlines the standards of practice for all Speech-Language Pathologists in Ontario when providing services to individuals who present with acquired cognitive communication disorders. 50 pages. Last reviewed January, 2019.

This article discusses the relationship between depression and malnutrition and the vicious cycle that can occur among a geriatric population. 5 pages. Last reviewed December 2018.

The authors investigated the dynamic change of arthritis pain and depressive symptoms over a four year period in a sample of older adults. 9 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

The aim of this study was to compare clinical and psychosocial characteristics of older adults aged 70 and over who had attempted suicide. 10 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

The authors investigate the treatment of sleep disorder in older adults as a suicide prevention strategy. 8 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

This study sought to determine if trauma exposure is associated with suicidal ideation in a a nationally-representative sample of older adults. 7 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

This American resource guide is comprised of four parts; recognizing and responding to older adult behavioural health issues, suicidal thoughts and behaviours, navigating medicaid behavioural health and self-care for staff. 16 pages. Last Reviewed July 2018.

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