This report provides a summary of reports, discussion papers and research studies that have been published between 2010-2015 which look at aspects of creating and sustaining community-based support, especially for and led by older people.
This paper discusses how the ecological model enables us to view an older adult as an individual who is included in a system of significant relationships with their family and the world they live in, as well as with local and regional organizations in their community. Interventions are discussed.
The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between perceptions of neighbor-hood user-friendliness and social participation while controlling for personal characteristics in a sample of seniors living in an urban environment.
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.