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.

    The goal of this article was to look at Alzheimer’s disease through the lens of a socioecological resilience-thinking framework to help expand perceptions of prevention and treatment. 9 pages. 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.

    This systematic review investigated the effectiveness of technology-drive interventions for caregivers of persons with dementia.

    This paper aimed to analyze the current state of Alzheimer’s and technology to develop a framework for innovators seeking to create better solutions for those affected by AD.

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