This checklist identifies environmental adaptations for seniors that could help prevent accidents and enhance independent living at home. Guidelines on how to hire a reputable contractor are included.

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of resources related to active aging. Topics covered include physical activity, the role of cognition, social activity/participation, perceptions / models and critical reviews of the concept of active aging and volunteerism. 4 pages. Last reviewed September 2019.

This handout developed for Ontarians provides answers to frequently asked questions. 4 pages. Last reviewed May 2019.

This resource for Ontarians is intended to support individuals with a life-limiting illness and discusses advance care planning, goals of care, treatment decisions and informed consent. 2 pages. Last reviewed May 2019.

This resource aims to assist health care providers with guidance for goals of care conversations. 4 pages. Last reviewed May 2019.

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of resources related to health literacy and older adults. Topics include:

  • research on health literacy among older adults
  • online resources / ehealth
  • cognition
  • treatment and medication adherence
  • cancer
  • exercise 

5 pages. Last reviewed April 2019.

This edition of "in focus" investigates some of the highs and lows of cannabis use among older people.  6 pages. Last reviewed March 2019.

This fact sheet overviews how we hear, why people lose their hearing as they age, tips for prevention, assessment and treatment.  6 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

This information sheet is intended for interprofessional providers and overviews contributing factors, tips and treatment considerations. 2 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

This information sheet discusses the causes of dysphonia, the physiological changes that can precipitate the condition and the care of the elderly patient suffering from it. 3 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.

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