This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources. Topics related to Indigenous Elders include:
  • dementia
  • palliative care
  • end-of-life
  • disparities and inequalities
  • successful aging
  • culturally sensitive care
  • nutrition
  • diabetes
  • cancer
  • frailty
  • LGBTQ
  • abuse and trauma

6 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.

This inventory of fall prevention resources and learning opportunities is designed to support those who are caring for a loved one living with dementia or cognitive impairment to understand the risks of falls and create plans to reduce the risks. It is a ‘living’ document that should continue to grow as additional resources and learning opportunities are located. The resources that are noted below have been organized by a topic framework and prefaced by description of what the evidence indicates in the references. 38 pages. Last reviewed October 2018.

The authors reviewed observational and experimental studies investigating the effect of poor sleep on cognitive outcomes and Alzheimer's disease and discussed possible mechanisms. 11 pages. Last reviewed September 2018.

This article explores the relationship between sleep and cognitive functioning. 15 pages. Last reviewed September 2018.

The Institute for Life Course & Aging is pleased to present the 2018-19 series.  All interested are welcome to attend in person at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at 246 Bloor St.

On August 8th, 2018 Camille Gagnon, Assistant Director of the Canadian Deprescribing Network gave this presentation to help viewers learn about which medications may not necessarily be helping patients cognitive health.  

On August 8th, 2018 Camille Gagnon, Assistant Director of the Canadian Deprescribing Network gave this presentation to help viewers learn about which medications may not necessarily be helping patients cognitive health.  

Thursday, October 18th from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT) located at the Baycrest Centre in Toronto, Ontario. This workshop led by Dr. Brian Levine will provide the latest clinical-scientific information concerning the assessment of executive functions and evidence-based rehabilitation with Goal Management Training® (GMT). To register, click here.

September 30 to October 3 at the Westin Hotel in Montreal, Quebec. This event by the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) is hosting multiple event days for the public, partners and research community to share their progress about scientific knowledge on dementia and ongoing research. For more information and registration, click here.

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to suicide risk facts, screening tools and preventative strategies. Themes include:

  • anti-depressant usage and suicide risk
  • mental and medical health issues and suicide risk
  • screening and assessment in variety of sectors
  • promoting emotional health
  • dementia and suicidal behaviour

5 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

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