Date: May 31, 2018

Presenters:

  • Julie Darney, Manager of Partnerships and Communities of Practice
  • Denise Marshall, BSc, MD, CCFP(PC), FCFP Medical Director, Niagara West Palliative Care Team and McNally House Hospice
  • Deborah Sattler, Lead, Windsor Essex Compassion Care Community

Description:

In light of Canada’s aging population, Hospice Palliative Care Ontario is supporting a new provincial strategy called “Compassionate Communities” to catalyze whole person care throughout the province of Ontario, to benefit patients, family caregive

Dementia Friendly Communities Ontario is working to to support people living with dementia in our communities.  To learn more visit http://alzheimer.ca/en/on/We-can-help/Dementia-Friendly-Communities-Ontario.  Help spread the word by sharing the pdf poster.

Date: April 24, 2018

Presenters:

    On March 26, 2018 the Ministry of Seniors Affairs hosted a one-day symposium with an aim to:

    Date: November 30, 2017

    Presenters:

    • Sander L. Hitzig, PhD – St. John’s Rehab Research, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
    • Raza Mirza, PhD – National Institute for Care of the Elderly (NICE) and University of Toronto, Institute for Life Course and Aging

    Description:

    During this webinar the presenters described a neighbourhood approach to developing an action plan for Toronto-Kensington Chinatown neighbourhood more age-friendly. 

    Date: February 14, 2017

    Presenters:

    • Ric Phillips, Program Advisory, YEDI
    • Maria Konikov, Director of Opera9ons, YEDI

    Description:

    During this webinar the presenters described communication strategies.

    Date: December 8, 2016

    Presenters:

    • Michelle Gold, Project Manager, Age Friendly Hamilton Council on Aging
    • Sara Mayo, Social Planner. Social Planning & Research Council of Hamilton Program Manager 

    Description:

    During this webinar the presenters described a Dashboard tool developed to monitor and communicate age-friendly progress in Hamilton. The presenters discussed how other communities can adapt the tool for use in their own community.

    Date: October 20, 2016

    Presenters:

    • Jamie Shipley, C.E.T.

    Description:

    During this webinar the presenter described housing design and adaptability strategies to support aging in place.

    Date: September 22, 2016

    Presenters:

    • Arlene Etchen, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's (CMHC) Knowledge Transfer Consultant in Ontario

    Description:

    During this webinar the presenter described how older Canadians want to live and the variety of housing options available. 

    Date: April 29, 2016

    Presenters:

    • Rebecca Johnson, Chair, Age-Friendly Thunder Bay Steering Committee
    • Maury O’Neil, Economic Development Officer, Wawa Economic Development Corporation

    Description:

    During this webinar the presenters described the age-friendly business strategies in Wawa and Thunder Bay

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