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Thursday, July 5th from 2-3 PM EDT. Join Dr. Tom Perry for this webinar when he will demonstrate how experienced clinicians can promote a culture shift towards deprescribing by encouraging their juniors to recognize that drug harms often exceed the potential benefits. To learn more or to register click here.

October 17-20, 2018 in Montreal, Quebec. The Congress will provide a state of the art experience for stroke professionals, researchers and policy makers. We have designed an unparalleled educational and scientific program covering epidemiology, prevention, acute care and stroke recovery. For more information or to register click here.

October 2-5, 2018 Montreal, Quebec. Register today for this unique opportunity to meet, share experiences and exchange ideas with colleagues from 60 countries, representing all disciplines. In-depth workshops and seminars covering all aspects of end-of-life care, from the most current scientific developments in pain and symptom control to the large existential questions, to hands-on experiential sessions addressing practical issues faced everyday. To review the program click here. To register click here.

This clinical practice guideline is intended to help clincicians make decisions about when and how to safely taper and stop benzodiazepine receptor agonists (BZRAs). This guideline applies to patients who are using BZRAs to treat  primary insomnia or comorbid insomia where the potential comorbidities are effectively managed. 13 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

The 5th National CFN Conference is being held in Toronto on September 20-21st 2018. This conference is for practitioners, care providers, scientists, clinicians, policy makers and experts in the field of frailty.  Together we will present and discuss, the latest knowledge, evidence, approaches and policies that are transforming care and seeding the next generation of breakthrough innovations. To learn more or to register click here.

This reading list includes links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to aging, resilience and disease management. Themes include:

  • resilience in the presence of disease
  • social and community supports and considerations
  • family and caregiving resilience
  • measuring resilience

6 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

8 November 2018, 12-1PM EST. Join Dr. Maureen Ashe & Dolores Langford for this beyond the break OTN webcast presentation.  Event #83387747. Click here to join the live webcast presentation.

27 September 2018 from 12-1PM EST. Join Dr. Alexandra Ginty for this Beyond the Break OTN webcast presentation. Event #83389317. Click here to join the live presentation.

September 20th from 12-1pm EST Join Nese Yuksel of the University of Alberta for this Beyond the Break OTN webcast presentation.  Event #81792801. Click here to join the live presentation.

On May 25, 2018 Jen Recknagel of  UHN OPENLAB gave this presentation providing an overview of a series of projects looking at the experience of aging in the healthcare system and an exploratory research project looking at grassroots models of seniors supportive living.