This handout from the Alzheimer Society provides an easy to understand overview of types of hoarding, possible causes, recommended strategies and tips for prevention.

In celebration of 2018 National Carers Day, the Technology that Cares conference brings together caregivers, leading technologists, product developers, researchers, and policy makers to talk about how we are leveraging innovative technology to support a better future for caregivers in Canada. It is a half day online event, April 3 at 11 AM – 3 PM ET.  Register online at: https://events.huddol.com/event/technology-that-cares/

Thursday, April 26, 2018,  9:30 AM – 4:00 PM EDT at Harbour Restaurant, Kingston. This one-day symposium is sponsored by the Dean’s Office, Faculty of Arts and Science, Queen’s University. Faculty of Arts and Science Dean, Barbara Crow PhD is hosting this symposium to engage researchers and community members in a discussion around the experiences and needs of older adults in the first half of the twenty-first century. To learn more or to register click here.

iGeriCare offers free, online access to lessons and  resources that help individuals to learn about all aspects of dementia at their own pace, in their own homes.To learn more click here.

March 7, 2018 from 1-2:30pm EST. Please join Denise Waligora for a webinar hosted by the Public Health Agency of Canada to learn more about mental health first aid for seniors. Register here.

Please see the November newsletter for upcoming seniors events and programs available in the Prince Edward County area.

This paper explores the changing demographics of older adults globally, the capacity and potential of older adults for providing in home resources and supportive services for other adults in need, along with health policy.  9 pages. Last reviewed October 2018.

On May 25, 2018  The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care Hospital, Kingston, held our 2018 conference which focused on the topics of social isolation, poverty and age-friendly communities. Conference presentations are available by viewing the full page.

March 5-6, 2018 in Niagra Falls, Ontario the Research Institute for Aging presents Walk with Me: Changing the Culture of Aging in Canada. This conference brings together older adults/residents, care partners, educators, policy makers, students and researchers from all over the country to learn with and from each other about how to enhance the journey of aging across the continuum of care and community living. To learn more or to register click here.

The Alzheimer's Society presents Taking on the Caring Challenges of Dementia with Ron Below and Advance Care Planning Topics with Audrey Miller on March, 8th from 8:30am-12:30pm at the Harbour restaurant. Family and caregivers are welcome to attend with their loved ones as there will be 12 respite care spots available.  Registration is free and is required by February 27th by calling 613-544-3078 or emailing reception@alzking.com.

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