Wed. June 20th from 12-1pm EDT join Robin Urquhart of Dalhousie University for this webinar presentation about a study which aimed to create an "identification rule" using information from the electronic medical record (EMR) of patients to notify doctors when a patient is nearing end of life. For more information or to register click here.

This article discusses the evidence suggesting the importance of supporting frail older adults in subjective resilience in their context is emphasized. 6 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

This book provides an overview of the latest research findings on vulnerability and resilience to help inform older people and those who work with them. 88 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

The authors developed a shared Electronic Health Record combined with a communication tool for community-dwelling frail older people and primary care professionals called the Health and Welfare Information Portal (ZWIP). This article describes the process evaluation of its implementation.

Thurs. May 17th from 12-1 PM EST join presenters Anna Rusak and Sue Hochu as they discuss the association between oral diseases and diabetes, osteoporosis, respiratory and heart diseases, nutritional deficiencies, development of frailty and more. To learn more or to register click here.

The authors of this article discuss the close associations of frailty and physical and functional impairment with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and the implications for improving diagnostic acuity of MCI and targetting interventions among cognitively frail individuals to prevent dementia and disability. 

This paper discusses considerations specific to engaging with this vulnerable population in Canada. Considerations include barriers, ethical and cultural factors and implications

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to delirium in older adults. Topics include risk factors related to hip fracture, the HELP program, delirium at the end-of-life, delirium in dementia, non-pharmacological interventions, nutrition and frailty. 3 pages. 

This prospective cohort study explored the relationship between delirium and frailty in older inpatients to determine the impact on survival.

This study aimed to explore the relationship between delirium and frailty in older adults discharged from hospital. The investigators used a multidimensional linear regression model for analysis.

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