Thursday, Feb. 7th, 2019 from 11:45am - 4:00pm at the Ramada Kingston Hotel & Conference Centre this free expo is intended for Health Care Providers working with stroke survivors and caregivers across the continuum of care in the KFL&A area. Lunch is provided and attendees will have an opportunity to network and learn about community agencies, programs and services that provide support to stroke survivors and their families. Register by Feb. 1st here.
The SF7 Toolkit supports clinical best practices for healthcare providers across the sectors of care and includes self-management tools for older adults and their caregivers. The toolkit provides a common practice framework that complements the unique skills and practices of the various care providers helping older adults. SF7 focuses on seven clinical areas that support resilience, independence, and quality of life: cognition (particularly delirium), mobility, social engagement, continence, pain, nutrition, and polypharmacy. The SF7 toolkit is available by individual topic, or bundled together. 89 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
Bone Fit™ Basics is a 1-day workshop aimed at exercise and fitness professional working in the community with uncomplicated osteoporosis clients. Bone Fit™ Clinical is a 2-day workshop aimed at rehabilitation professionals working in a clinical environment with simple or complex osteoporosis clients. Breakfast & lunch is included in the registration fee for both Basics ad Clinical workshops. Please see our calendar for upcoming 2019 Bone Fit™ workshops in your communities of for more information visit: www.bonefit.ca
Wed. Feb. 13, 2019 from 12-1PM EST. Join presenter Pam Howell as she discusses polypharmacy and medication related side effects related to increased fall risk and how deprescribing can help meet individual's medication goals. To learn more or to register click here.
June 26 & 27, 2019 This 2 day conference at Niagra College includes 14 dynamic presenters covering a wide range of topics from "Neuroplasticity - The Woman Who Changed Her Brain" to "Laugh Yourself Silly" with lunches by Niagara College Canadian Food & Wine Institute. Networking events, art displays and musical entertainment make this forum a must-attend if you plan on ageing anytime soon. (Space is limited. Only 300 tickets will be sold each day). View the agenda here. Tickets are available at https://ageworks-artofageing.eventbrite.ca
This report investigates the health of First Nations and Labrador Inuit elders living in their home communities and the impact that residential schools have had on their social determinants of health. 28 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
This recording of a presentation given by Dr. Margaret Crossley and Dr. Debra Morgan provides an overview of the Northern Cultural Assessment of Memory (N-CAM) which is intended as a dementia screening protocol for Indigenous Elders. 1hr and 5min. Last reviewed November 2018.
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.