Save the Date! May 25, 2018 from 8:30am-4:30pm. The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care Hospital, Kingston invites you to our 2018 conference which will focus on the topics of social isolation, poverty and age-friendly communities.  Keynote speaker, Dr. Parminder Raina will speak to these themes as he shares his findings from the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging.  See the event flyer for more details. A program will be available soon. Early bird registration is available until March 29th.  Register here.

Wed. April 25th 8am to 5pm at Donald Gordon Conference Centre, Kingston Queen's Faculty of Health Sciences is presenting this Continuing Professional Development opportunity.  Topics include strategies for dementia and common care issues in the vulnerable.  Program and registration information is available here.

Baycrest Health Sciences in partnership with North East Specialized Geriatric Centre, will hold Cycle 1 of "Project ECHO Care of the Elderly" (ECHO COE) from April 11, 2018 – July 18, 2018 on Wednesdays 4-5:30 pm. The goal of this free tele-educational program is to enhance the quality of care for older adults in Ontario, by improving the knowledge and skills of primary care providers. To learn more click here.

Thursday, March 29th from 10-11:30 AM ET join presenters Paul Young and Janet Dawson as they discuss collaboration between Public Health and Policy Planning to address isues such as health inequities and supporting healthy communities. To learn more or register click here.

Thursday, March 8th from 12-1pm ET join Dr. Frank L. Silver for this presentation. He will be reviewing the diagnosis of stroke and the importance of making an etiological diagnosis; reviewing the evidence on secondary stroke prevention in the elderly and provide an update on the management of patients with acute ischemic stroke; specifically which patients are candidates  for IV tPA and Endovascular Therapy (EVT). This presenation is available via webcast at http://webcast.otn.ca

This GeMH 2 part learning activity is a free unique activity that pairs an online, self-directed learning module with a follow-up live webinar, where experts answer your questions. The online learning module will be available for completion starting mid-February.  On Feb. 28th, there will be two live webinars available to choose from: 10-11 ET and 11:30-12:30 ET. For more information please see the attached flyer or to register click here.

This chapter provides an overview of the ecological model and its use as a blueprint for reviewing and evaluating concepts, methods and research in the epidemiology of aging.

Join Hospice Palliative Care Ontario's for their annual conference this April 22-24 at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites.

March 21-25, 2018, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. This five-day introductory level course provides a unique opportunity for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech-Language Pathologists to gain insight into the basic principles of the NDT approach and how it is applied in clinical practice to promote recovery of function in individuals with neurological impairments. Participants will learn specific and practical information about managing adult neurological patients and promoting functional movement based on supporting evidence and theoretical foundations. This information will also be presented so that it can be incorporated into a variety of practice settings and will be appropriate to many rehabilitation professionals. Contact: Conference Services at 416-597-3422 Ext. 3448 or conferences@uhn.ca. Registration is required. For more ifnformation click here.

March 3 & 4, 2018 from  8:30am-4:30pm at TownPlace Suites by Marriott, Belleville. This interactive two-day course, Pallium Canada's LEAP Core offers interprofessional clincians competency-based palliative care education based on Canadian realities and current best evidence. LEAP Core is open to an interprofessional audience (physicians, nurses, pharmacists & social workers). To learn more click here.

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