Knowledge Exchange

Meaningful Connections in Aging: Inclusive Communities & Emerging Technologies

Friday November 1, 2019 from 8am - 4pm. This conference features presentations focused on issues facing older adults. Topics include social isolation, loneliness, poverty, issues faced by LGBT2SQ older adults, housing and new technologies to assist individuals to age at home safely. A full program will be posted here soon. Register here.

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Keynote: Dr. Nathan Stall, MD, FRCPC  Geriatrics and Internal Medicine (Clinical Associate), Sinai Health System and the University Health Network Hospitals, Women's College Hospital, PhD Candidate, Clinical Epidemiology & Health Care Research, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Women's College Research Institute, Eliot Phillipson Clinician-Scientist Training Program, University of Toronto

"Look at all the lonely people: social isolation and loneliness in older adults” 

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Devan Nambiar, MSc.,Dipl. Addictions Ed.,  Education & Training, Rainbow Health Ontario

"Providing Culturally and Clinically Competent Care for LGBT2SQ Seniors"

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Dr. Atul Jaiswal, FRQS

"Social Isolation Among Older Adults with Vision Loss, Hearing Loss, and Dual Sensory Loss: Problems and Possibilities"

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Dr. J. Puxty, MB., ChB., MRCP(UK), FRCP (C)

"Housing Needs for Older Adults in  Canada with a Focus on Ontario"

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Vicky Willis, Lived Experience Facilitator, Providence Care Seniors Mental Health/South East Behavioural Support Services and Judy Tetlow, Advocate, Counselor, Teacher, Facilitator and Mediator

A Panel on Caregiving Experiences "We need to do Better"

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Dr. Bruce Wallace (B.E.Sc., M.Eng., Ph.D, P.Eng) and Dr. Frank Knoefel (BSc, MD, CCFP (CoE), FCFP, MPA)

"Enabling Independence and Well-being in Aging Through Smart Sensor Solutions"