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Centre for Studies in Aging and Health,
Seniors Health Knowledge Network  
and our Collaborators

June 2016 
In This Issue

Dear Colleagues,
In this issue, you will find we have updated our format to include more information about our partnerships.

June's featured topic is Skin Integrity. We have recently added a number of new resources to    
Save the date! Our next Research & Innovation in Aging Forum featuring Dr. Kevin Woo's presentation entitled " Wound Bed Preparation from Evidence to Policy Development" will be held on Tuesday, June 21st from 4-5 pm.

We are pleased to share an open access overview course on This month we welcome you to take an overview course on Abuse & Neglect of the Elderly.  Please note that you will need Adobe Flash Player to run the course.

CSAH team and Partners
Age-Friendly Communities (AFC)

On April 29th, 152 participants joined speakers Rebecca Johnson & Maury O'Neil for a webinar entitled " Age-Friendly Businesses: Engaging the Private Sector". Click here for more information about AFC webinars.
To learn more about Age-Friendly Communities visit
Advance Care Planning & Health Care Consent Education 

The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health with the support of others are pleased to share that we will be offering education about Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent to the Long-term Care and Primary Care Settings in the fall.
Dr. Puxty will be presenting at Queen's University on Wed. June 8th 
Regional Integrated Falls Prevention & Management Strategy
Falls are an important and preventable cause of significant loss of function and even death in older adults.  South East Ontario has the highest proportion of older adults in the province. 
A number of agencies have been working to draft a cross sectoral Regional Integrated Falls Prevention and Management Strategy for South East Ontario to address falls in older adults across the continuum of risk.

To learn more we invite you to participate in an interactive webinar presented by  Rhonda Lovell and  Megan Jaquith on Thurs. June 23rd, 12-1pm EDT -
Featured Topic Resources - Skin Integrity
Older skin is more susceptible to damage from pressure, shearing, friction, high moisture levels and UV exposure.  This population often suffers from increased skin fragility, reduced sensation, dry skin (xerosis), pruritus and eczema.  For a reading list on  Skin Integrity and Wound Care  click  here .
Upcoming National, Provincial and Regional Events & Webinars
Look for July's Linkages on Infections