Seniors Health Knowledge Network and our Collaborators
In celebration of Spring's long-awaited arrival and the tradition of spring cleaning we were inspired to put together a reading list of open source resources entitled "
Later Life Hoarding & Diogenes Syndrome" to help raise awareness of these problems and ways to address them.
In support of
National Hospice Palliative Care Week (May 6-12) please consider upcoming
CHPCA educational opportunities in June.
Below we are pleased to share updates from member organizations, upcoming events and news about funding opportunities.
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The Ministry of Seniors Affairs also recently announced the Seniors Community Grant Program: Capacity Building Stream Recipients 2017-19 which included some great examples of AFC initiatives. To learn more click
Different Apps for Different Chaps: New Technologies in SLP Intervention - May 14-15, 2018
Baycrest Health Sciences invites you to see how apps and technology can enhance your clinical practice in this two-day conference focusing on the use of technology in communication and swallowing rehabilitation with presenters Swathi Kiran and Megan Sutton.To learn more click here.
Women and Dementia: Understanding sex/gender differences in the brain Join Gillian Einstein for this webinar on May 9, 2018 from 12-1pm EDT that will cover understanding sex and gender, sex differences in Alzheimer's disease, how the highest number of women with AD may be due to both, and a discussion of the role of estrogens in the health or brain regions associated with Alzheimer's Disease. Register here.
May 25th from 8:30am to 4:30pm at Providence Care Hospital join us for "
Empowering Older Adults: Opportunities & Possibilities". Topics for this years conference include social isolation, poverty and age-friendly communities. Keynote speaker. Dr. Parmiinder Raina will speak to these themes as he shares his findings from the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging. Register
Call for Letters of Intent ONF in partnership with Rick Hansen Institute has announced new funding opportunities in areas of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) research focused on three key SCI health issues, urohealth, neuropathic pain and pressure ulcers. The guidelines for submitting a Letter of Intent are available here.
Wednesday May, 23rd 2018 at the Holiday Inn Toronto-Yorkdale join the RGPs of Ontario for their Annual Conference "Competency Framework for Interprofessional Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment." Registration details are available here.
Registration is now open for "Senior Friendly Care (sfCare) and the Senior Friendly Seven (SF7): Building more connected care for frail seniors" an intersectoral conference on May 24th, 2018, 8:30 am-4:30 pm at the Holiday Inn, Yorkdale, Toronto. Registration details coming soon.To learn more or register click here.
The IFA is requesting
articles on housing in relation to age-friendly environments for the Spring 2018 Age-Friendly Innovation Exchange (AFIX) newsletter. To contribute to the 3rd edition of the AFIX newsletter please submit your housing article (no more than 300 words) by
May 11th, 2018 to Jessica Rochman-Fowler at
The Chang School's Programs for 50+ is seeking participants for a research study aimed towards understanding how unpaid caregivers use Internet-based technology to promote social inclusion. The study invites informal, unpaid caregivers such as family members, friends, and neighbours who assist with an individual's daily living activities to participate. Please share this opportunity with your networks. To express interest in participating or for more information please email Dalia Hanna,