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.

This multicenter cross-sectional study aimed to examine the association between the subtype of dementia and the severity of cognitive impairment and falls to establish an association between falls and gait parameters during the course of dementia.

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. 

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.

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

This article provides a review of the literature on participatory action research (PAR) in gerontology.

In this paper the authors propose a participatory design of IOT technologies to enact universal design in order to better include the elderly in managing their health and improving their quality of life.

This webinar recording explores the benefits and key elements of effective physical activity programs for older adults. Strategies for overcoming challenges were also discussed as well as key program components.

This article discusses the use of convergent care research and the stages of the empowerment process through the findings of a study done with seniors in a rural community.

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