In June, the Alzheimer Society Blog showcased researcher,
Dr. Fernanda de Felice of Queen's University talked about her work looking at a protein called irisin (FNDC5) and its potential as a novel therapeutic approach to Alzheimer's disease. To learn more about this research, read the full blog
Baycrest is leading the way in providing older adults easier access to affordable hearing care in their community. The Toronto
HEARS (Hearing Equity through Accessible Research and Solutions) project is the first Canadian community-based, low-cost, hearing rehabilitation program of its kind. It will help to prevent social isolation and loneliness among older adults and may also decrease a person's chances of developing dementia. To learn more click
Have you started planning for this year's Fall Prevention Month Campaign? We've revamped our website; check out the updated toolkit, new ideas for activities and start brainstorming your Fall Prevention Month events! fallpreventionmonth.ca
To help organizations implement the sfCare Framework a Getting Started Toolkit was recently launched. This includes an online self-assessment tool, an implementation resources package and training modules. To learn more click here.
This is Long Term Care 2018: Disrupting the Norm, will take place November 14-16, 2018. The Innovators' Den session is designed to showcase revolutionary products or services that will improve the quality and/or efficiency of care in long-term care homes. This session will encourage growth in the mark penetration of a product or service within the LTC sector and act as a platform to educate and inform delegates on services.
Click here for more information or to submit your application.
healthy living and healthy weights through a primary prevention intervention that includes a set of coordinated activities to enable and change behaviour that will positively impact health; and
address at least one of the common risk factors (i.e. physical inactivity and/or sedentary behaviour, unhealthy eating and smoking) and positively impact health. Interventions must be targeted at a specific population and/or setting and define outcomes in a way that is measurable.