The Conference Board of CanadaJanuary 19, 2017 at 02:00 PM EST is presenting this live webinar by Daniel Munro to address the following questions:

  • How are seniors currently meeting their transportation needs and preferences?
  • How do transportation strategies and behaviours change as Canadians age?
  • To what extent and why are many senior's transportation needs going unmet?
  • What are the implications of these needs, behaviours, gaps, and other issues for policies and strategies aimed at meeting seniors' changng transportation needs?

Highlights of this issue include the featured topic of Mental Health, updates regarding Age-Friendly Communities, Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent Education, Regional Integrated Fall Prevention and Management Strategy and a listing of upcoming events.  Sign up to receive Linkages directly here.

Highlights of this issue include the featured topic of Collaborative Care, updates regarding Age-Friendly Communities, Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent Education, Regional Integrated Fall Prevention and Management Strategy and a listing of upcoming events.  Sign up to receive Linkages directly here.

Eight experts from our community and across Ontario are presenting on Thursday Oct. 13th at the Brockville Memorial Centre from 9am to 4pm.  Registration is $10 and includes a light lunch.  

Highlights of this issue include the featured topic of Liver Health Considerations for the Older Adult, updates regarding Age-Friendly Communities. Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent Education, Regional Integrated Falls Prevention and Management Strategy and a listing of upcoming events. Sign up to receive Linkages directly here.

The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care invite to join us for an inperson and webinar presentation on Tues. Oct. 18th from 4-5pm by Sarah Webster, Knowledge Broker for the Ontario Age-Friendly Community Outreach Initiative and Dr. John Puxty, Associate Professor and Chair of the Division of Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Queen's University. 

10-11am on Thursday October 6, 2016.  This webinar is intended for anyone wanting to learn more about how to offer services to indigineous people in a Good Way.  Hosts, Deb Chansonneuve, Tiffany Stow and Ann Batisse will share the intergenerational and cross-jurisdictional steps that people in Timiskaming took to create a Cultural-Linguistic Competency Framework.  The Implementation Guide has practical tools that can be adapted to your region.  Register here.

On  Sept. 22, 2016  Arlene Etchen, Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation's (CMHC) Knowledge Transfer Consultant in Ontario presented an overview of demographic trends and what it means to the housing market; shared insights from market research about what seniors want in housing and highlighted examples of seniors housing options. Watch the recording of the webinar here.

This project has further extended the work completed by Age-Friendly Niagara by implementing a localized needs assessment for the smaller community of Port Colborne, a member city in the greater Niagara Regional Municipality. This needs assessment was completed in order to form a comprehensive and local needs profile specific to the City of Port Colborne. From this neds assessment the Council-supported Senior Citizens' Advisory Council (SCAC) will create an Age-Friendly action plan that responds to the explicit needs expressed by local comunity members.

Highlights of this issue include the featured topic of Bone and Joint Health and the Older Adult, updates regarding the Age-Friendly Communities. Advance Care Planning and Health Care Consent Education, Regional Integrated Falls Prevention and Management Strategy and a listing of upcoming events. Sign up to receive Linkages directly here.

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