Thursday, November 1st from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT) located at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA)in Waterloo, Ontario. This event is a 1-day workshop intended for community members, family care partners, team members at home care/service organizations, and those providing support at long-term care and retirement homes. Click here to register.
Tuesday, September 25th from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT) located at the Village of Wentworth Heights in Hamilton, Ontario.This event is a 1-day workshop intended for community members, family care partners, team members at home care/service organizations, and those providing support at long-term care and retirement homes. To register, click here.
This article discusses how the aging inmate population is growing and how there is a lack of adequate infrastructure and geriatric care in Canadian federal penitentaries. Common health issues include Hepatitis C, Parkinson disease, dementia, cancer, and end-of-life care.
This article describes an online survey undertaken to understand the extent of suicidal ideation and/or suicidal behaviour exists among individuals diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia who were participating in clinical trials. 9 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.
The investigators conducted a narrative review to identify links between suicidal behaviour, dementia and brain amyloid load while considering the role of depression in these relationships. 8 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.
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.