This article describes a community-based participatory action research project conducted in Western Canada examining how to best use shared spaces in a low-income seniors' apartment complex. 9 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

This issue of IRPP insight discusses the importance of the environment in impacting successful aging. 20 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

This toolkit was prepared by Dr. Penny MacCourt for the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Forum of Ministers Responsible for Seniors (Canada). It includes ideas and examples of exchange events, suggestions for next steps, instructions for facilitators, tools, an event planning checklist, sample invitation, key presentation slides, event feedback form, reporting template and more. 76 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

On May 25, 2018 Taralyn Prindiville gave this presentation describing the successes, challenges and lessons learned from the Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan. 22 slides. Last reviewed May 2018.

Dementia Friendly Communities Ontario is working to to support people living with dementia in our communities.  To learn more visit http://alzheimer.ca/en/on/We-can-help/Dementia-Friendly-Communities-Ontario.  Help spread the word by sharing the pdf poster.

This study describes the initial contact of 255 potential participants, recruitment of 63 participants, and retention of 57 participants from three geriatric Hoarding Disorder (HD) studies.

April 24, 2018 from 12-1pm EDT. Join Meaghan Fullerton for this webinar that will introduce participants to the concept of cultural safety in Indigenous Health Care, an orientation that imperative for members of settler society to offer ethical care to Indigenous clients, patients, families, and communities. Consistent with the Truth and Reconciliation’s Calls to Action, cultural safety asks members of settler society to critically reflect on personal and collective culture, history, colonial context, dominant historical narratives, as well as Indigenous voice and experience. Register here.

This multicenter cross-sectional study aimed to examine the association between the subtype of dementia and the severity of cognitive impairment and falls to establish an association between falls and gait parameters during the course of dementia.

This article provides a review of the literature on participatory action research (PAR) in gerontology.

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