This article describes a national, retrospective cohort study using data collected from the Department of Veterans Affairs focusing on patients 60 years of age and over who had a diagnosis of dementia to identify predictors of suicide. 14 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

This American resource guide is comprised of four parts; recognizing and responding to older adult behavioural health issues, suicidal thoughts and behaviours, navigating medicaid behavioural health and self-care for staff. 16 pages. Last Reviewed July 2018.

This article describes a study investigating the association between cognitive function and suicidal ideation in patients with major depressive disorder. 6 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.

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.

Date: May 17, 2018

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    This report presents key findings on physical, mental, and social aspects of aging using data collected from 50,000 Canadians aged 45-85. It highlights insights related to: physical and psychological health, loneliness and social isolation, caregiving and care receiving, transportation and mobility, work and retirement, physical function, disability and falls, lesbian, gay and bisexual aging, and lifestyle and behaviour, among others. 210 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

    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.

    This study systematically reviewed the definitions, methodological approaches and determinant models associated with resilience among caregivers of people with dementia. 9 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

    This book provides an overview of the latest research findings on vulnerability and resilience to help inform older people and those who work with them. 88 pages. Last reviewed May 2018.

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