Thursday, May 31 from 1-2 PM EST. Join presenters Julie Darnay and Deborah Sattler for this webinar where participants will learn how to a start Compassionate Community movement in their community, gain insights as to how Compassionate Community approaches can complement Age-Friendly and Dementia-Friendly initiatives and discuss opportunities for collective action. To learn more or to register click here.
Registration is now open! 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 call for poster abstracts is now open. Register here.
October 18-20, 2018 The Canadian Assocation of Gerontology welcomes you to Vancouver, British Columbia for their 47th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting at Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. This multidisciplinary conference is intended for those interested in individual and population aging. To learn more or to register click here.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from 12-1 PM EDT. In this webinar, Dr. Gary Naglie and Dr. Mark Rapoport who lead a team of CCNA researchers focused on dementia and driving, will discuss how healthcare/service providers can address the issue of driving in persons with dementia, including their current research on the Driving Cessation in Dementia Framework and Toolkit (DCD-FT), which they and their team have been developing to support this group. Register here.
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between self-compassion and psychological resilience in a sample of residents living in a sample of residents living in a continuing care retirement community. 16 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.
This webinar focused on the safety and well-being of seniors within the context of climate change. The presentation described seniors' unique characteristics that put them at risk to climate change and shared specific recommendations to enhance their resilience. Last reviewed May 2018.
This study aimed to examine whether perceived social support served as a possible protective factor of burden among caregivers of older adults in Singapore using moderation and mediation effects' models. 10 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.
The authors aimed to characterize the emerging construct of resilience as it pertains to physical health in older adults and to identify gaps and opportunities to advance research in this area. 7 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.