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.

Dementia Friendly Communities Ontario is working to to support people living with dementia in our communities.  To learn more visit http://alzheimer.ca/en/on/We-can-help/Dementia-Friendly-Communities-Ontario.  Help spread the word by sharing the pdf poster.

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.

May 17, 2018 from 1 to 2 PM EST join Felicia White for this presentation on the Dementia Friendly Communities approach, linkages to age-friendly communities and how to include these practices within your current work. Click here for more information and to register. 

Friday April 20, 2018 from 8-9am EST join presenter David Campbell for this session of Regional Palliative Care Rounds. Objectives of this session include exploring the ethical arguments for and against respecting Advance Directive requests for MAID, to identify the philosophical complexities of personal identity and how it changes through time and appreciate the ethical, philosophical, and practical challenges of respecting Advance Directive requests for MAID. Click here for a live event link via OTN Webcasting. To learn more about these rounds, please visit our website: http://meds.queensu.ca/programs/palliativecare/regional_rounds.

On April 17th 2018, Jenna Gibss gave this presentation brought to you by Osteoporosis Canada and Women’s College Hospital to increase your knowledge on emerging best practices in exercise for muscle and bone strength in aging. To view a copy of the presentation in PDF format click here.

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to later life hoarding and diogenes syndrome. 4 pages.

The objective of this clinical trial was to compare the efficacy of CREST with geriatric case management in a sample of older adults meeting DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for hoarding disorder.

This study describes the initial contact of 255 potential participants, recruitment of 63 participants, and retention of 57 participants from three geriatric Hoarding Disorder (HD) studies.

This pdf presentation provides a comprehensive look at hoarding, including assessment and comorbidities as well as a review of treatment options.

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