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


January 2017 
In This Issue

Dear Colleagues,
  
January's featured topic is Mental Health. We have recently added a number of new resources regarding Anxiety, Depression and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder to sagelink.ca.    

We are pleased to share an open access to an introductory lesson on sageducation.ca. This month we welcome you to take review  Introduction to Brain and Behaviour. Please note that you will need Adobe Flash Player to run the course.
  
Sincerely,

CSAH team and Partners
 
Age-Friendly Communities

The Age-friendly Kingston Community Alliance (AFKCA) is looking for individual seniors (65 +) to join the Alliance. Preference will be given to seniors who live in the rural part of Kingston. The Alliance meets during the day, once per month for two hours at a central Kingston location. Background information on the Alliance and application form can be found here.  Deadline for applications is February 28, 2017.  

To learn more about AFC visit 
agefriendlyontario.ca
Advance Care Planning (ACP) & Health Care Consent (HCC) Education 

Hospice Palliative Care Ontario's Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning Community of Practice is offering a number of Ontario specific webinars starting this month. To learn more please click here.
Regional Integrated Falls Prevention & Management Strategy

Are you looking for fall prevention programming in South East Ontario to refer to your clients or patients to? Visit 
Featured Topic Resources 
Winter time can be a challenging time for older adults especially after the holiday season.  We have recently added a number of resources to sagelink to help older adults, their families and care providers identify mental health issues and understand treatment options. For a reading list on  Mental Health Considerations for  the Older Adult  click  here .
Upcoming National, Provincial and Regional Events & Webinars