Thursday September 27, 2018 from 12-1:30pm. This free webinar will feature Stefan Gravenstein of Brown University, Melissa Andrew of Dalhousie University and Richard Baydack of Manitoba Health as they discuss key aspects related to the value and use of vaccination from a variety of perspectives, the types of vaccines and their impact on seniors, a case study on the implementation of high-dose influenza vaccines in a health system.  To learn more or to register click here.

The 20th Biennial Conference of the Canadian Gerontological Nurses Association will take place May 2-4, 2019 at the Westin Calgary, Alberta. Featured speakers include Dr. Jane Barratt, the Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing and Dr. Lise Bourque Bearskin, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Thomspon Rivers University.  For more information or to register, click here.

Tuesday August 28th from 11:30am to 12:30pm join guest speakers, Dr. Upe Mehan and Kate Harvey as they demonstrate how to use the PS Suite version of the new osteoporosis and falls assessment tool. Space is limited. Register here.

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.  

Navigating the Trends of Brain Injury on Thursday Oct. 18th from 8am-5pm and Evidence-Based Treatment for Persistent Concussion/mTBI on Friday Oct. 19th 8am-1:30pm at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre.  This conference is geared towards people living with the effects of ABI including family members/caregivers, case managers, legal professionals, occupational therapists, physicians and nurses, physiotherapists, psychologists, researchers and speech and language pathologists.  Click here for more information and to register.

On Tuesday September, 11th from 12-1pm EST join this OTN Geriatric Addiction Rounds with presenter Dr. Sheen Taha who will review the 2018 report from the Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse.  The OTN Event #86535068 and te webcast is available at http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?

An updated version of the osteoporosis and falls assessment tool is currently available on the Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy website in PDF as well as for Telus (PS Suite) and OSCAR EMR users. Click HERE for more details or to download the tool. A demo on how to use with tool (for PS Suite version only) will be broadcast via webinar on Tuesday, August 28 from 11.30 am to 12. 30 pm. Webinar details will soon be posted on www.osteostrategy.on.ca

This article discusses how the aging inmate population is growing and how there is a lack of adequate infrastructure and geriatric care in Canadian federal penitentaries. Common health issues include Hepatitis C, Parkinson disease, dementia, cancer, and end-of-life care.

This article explains how there is a lack of health services for aging inmates in Canada particularly regarding dementia, end-of-life care, and community resources.

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