FASTlinks is a series of web-based maps that display links for elder care services in South East Ontario organized into 10 common elder care domains. The 10 domains are organized by function, rather than disease diagnosis. FASTlinks was developed by the CSAH in collaboration with the Aging with Co-morbidities Network.

Home Adaptation Checklist

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.

Annual Adult Health Checkup - Update on the Preventive Care Checklist form

The research article provides an update on changes to the Canadian Preventive Care Checklist (PCC) Form© including updates on vitamin D and calcium supplementation, depression screening and lifestyle modifications in obese patients, blood pressure targets in hypertension, dyslipidemia screening, and new vaccination recommendations from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI). 5 Pages.

Aging in Place Success Stories

This webpage showcases innovative examples from municipalities, seniors’ associations and developers.  Last reviewed July 2018.
 

Benefits Finder

This webpage from the Government of Canada is intended to help older Canadians determine which benefits they may be eligible for. Last reviewed June 2018. 

Healthy Aging in Place: Improving Rural and Northern Aboriginal Seniors' Health Through Policy and Community Level Interventions (2011-2014)

This webpage includes information on research seeking to identify the policy, community and kin-level interventions that influence health outcomes for rural and northern Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal seniors; and to crease an assessment framework to monitor the range and impact of these interventions in supporting seniors' health outcomes in rural and northern areas. Last reviewed June 2018.

Social Networking to Empower Older People

This article discusses research findings on how online social networking can help prevent social isolation in older adults.

Empowering and Rights-Based Approaches to Working With Older People

This webpage examines critical social work with older people, in particular how it relates to issues of abuse and mistreatment.

HELP - Documenting Effectiveness

This webpage lists a selection of publications containing information on the benefits of the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) including cost-effectiveness and other quality improvement outcomes.

6 Signs of Elder Abuse in Seniors with Dementia

To protect your older adult, we explain how to spot warning signs of elder abuse across the 6 types of abuse. Even if your older adult doesn’t recognize what’s happening or can’t speak for themselves, you’ll know when something suspicious is going on. We also share recommendations on organizations you can contact for help.

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