Linking you to the latest in news from the
Centre for Studies in Aging and Health,
Seniors Health Knowledge Network  
and our Collaborators

December 2016 
In This Issue

Dear Colleagues,
Inspired by the conversation about the Ontario Dementia Strategy we have added a number of new resources on including a reading list entitled "Supporting Care Partners of those with Dementia."
We encourage you to consider that the holidays can be a particularly challenging time for elderly people and their loved ones. The "Top Ten Tips for Dementia Caregiving During the Holidays" is an easy to read list of suggestions you may want to share.

We are pleased to share an open access lesson on This month we welcome you to take review a lesson from our course on Dementia.  Please note that you will need Adobe Flash Player to run the course.

CSAH team and Partners
Age-Friendly Communities (AFC)

Register for our Next Webinar!   Dec. 8th 1-2pm
Creating an Age-Friendly Dashboard to Monitor and Communicate Progress , with presenters Michelle Gold and Sara Mayo.
To learn more about Age-Friendly Communities visit
Advance Care Planning & Health Care Consent Education 

The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health is pleased to announce that the Southeastern Ontario Portal for Advance Care Planning (ACP) and Health Care Consent (HCC) is up and ready for your feedback and recommendations.
We invite you to participate in the user-testing feedback  survey.
Regional Integrated Fall Prevention & Management Strategy
To learn more about fall prevention activities in South East Ontario we invite you to join the Community of Practice on or sign up to receive our e-newsletter.
We value your input, please share your thoughts on the new website here.
Featured Topic Resources 
In recognition of the complexity and challenges faced by families and informal caregivers of people with dementia we have compiled a list of resources to support them in understanding the various forms of disease and ways to support quality of life.  For a reading list on  Supporting Care Partners of those with Dementia  click  here .
Upcoming National, Provincial and Regional Events & Webinars