On May 25, 2018, Debora Steele gave this presentation to start the dialogue about sexuality, aging & dementia. The presentation offered a way of increasing awareness, understanding LTC home resident rights, discussing autonomy versus risk, and more.  55 slides. Last reviewed May 2018.

This panel presentation included introductions to memory loss supports in South East Ontario in the primary care by Dianne McIntyre, geriatric psychiatry outreach by Dr. Melissa Andrews and geriatric medicine settings by Dr. John Puxty. 57 slidees. Last reviewed by May 2018.

This presentation was given by Stéphanie Cadieux on May 25, 2018. It introduced the problem of elder abuse in Ontario and how to identify it.  Special considerations for older LGBTQ populations were reviewed along with supportive resources. 28 slides. Last reviewed May 2018.

Dr. Esther Ernst provided this presentation on May 25, 2018 which explored trends related to poverty among older adults living in Canada.  She also examined an evidence-based argument tor intervening in poverty and provided practical ways that healthcare providers can intervene in poverty. 34 slides. Last reviewed May 2018.

This webinar focused on the safety and well-being of seniors within the context of climate change.  The presentation described seniors' unique characteristics that put them at risk to climate change and shared specific recommendations to enhance their resilience.  Last reviewed May 2018.

On Thursday, May 31, 2018 Dr. Jacklin and Dr. Blind outlined the development of six culturally relevant fact sheets on dementia and dementia care that can be used by Indigenous family caregivers, health care providers, as well as other organizations interested in the promotion of dementia awareness and care in Indigenous communities. Watch a recording of the webinar here.

April 24, 2018 from 12-1pm EDT. Join Meaghan Fullerton for this webinar that will introduce participants to the concept of cultural safety in Indigenous Health Care, an orientation that imperative for members of settler society to offer ethical care to Indigenous clients, patients, families, and communities. Consistent with the Truth and Reconciliation’s Calls to Action, cultural safety asks members of settler society to critically reflect on personal and collective culture, history, colonial context, dominant historical narratives, as well as Indigenous voice and experience. Register here.

This webinar introduced dual sensory loss in seniors and provides strategies to improve communication, positive interactions and accessible environments. Watch the recording here.

Wed. Jan. 24, 2018 from 12-1pm EST. Join Todd Campbell Lee and Emily McDonald from McGill University Health Centre as they talk about their intervention to automate the process of deprescribing. Register here.

This presentation by Dr. John Puxty provides a summary of age-related changes in memory, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), dementia, delirium and depression in older adults. Last reviewed November 2017. 66 slides.

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