The authors report on the results of their study to assess how much or whether informal caregivers are willing to pay for assistive technologies to support their care recipients.

This article describes a study investigating whether specific categories of assistive technologies were substitutes or supplements for human personal assistance.

In partnership with the Belleville's 50+ Centre, CARP Greater Bay of Quinte Chapter #39 presents "Coffee & Chat" with Brainna Robinson of CALC - Community & Advocacy & Legal Centre Discussing Senior's Issues on April 10th at 2-4om in 2nd Floor Multipurpose Room at the Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre.  Everyone is welcome!

This handout from the Alzheimer Society provides an easy to understand overview of types of hoarding, possible causes, recommended strategies and tips for prevention.

iGeriCare offers free, online access to lessons and  resources that help individuals to learn about all aspects of dementia at their own pace, in their own homes.To learn more click here.

On May 25, 2018  The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care Hospital, Kingston, held our 2018 conference which focused on the topics of social isolation, poverty and age-friendly communities. Conference presentations are available by viewing the full page.

This information sheet provides an overview of why climate change matters for health and the ways in which it puts older adults at greater risk of poor health outcomes.  

This guide from the American Psychological Association, Climate for Health and ecoAmerica provides an overview of climate change, its impact on mental health and recommendations for addressing those mental health impacts. There is a section specific to the increased risks posed to older adults.

This position paper discusses how the climate change is creating an increase in vulnerabilities to older adults across the planet. 

Alzheimer’s is one of the main forms of dementia, which involves impaired brain function, the loss of short-term memory, and trouble completing even basic, familiar daily tasks. Caring for family members with this disease can take an emotional as well as financial toll on families. Arranging for the care of a person suffering from dementia can be complex and expensive. Adding to that complexity, patients are often unable to manage or understand their finances.

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