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Apr
2021

Avoid frailty: How vaccinations and optimizing medications can reduce risk

Calendar: Scientific Events

Older adults and caregivers living in South East Ontario are invited to participate in this one-hour online education session to learn more about how vaccinations and optimizing medications can reduce frailty.

Date: Apr 19, 2021 Times: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Apr
2021

Parkinson’s Foundation | Mental well-being and memory

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This presentation will review how normal aging affects cognitive performance and the best-evidence practices supporting cognition. It will discuss how Parkinson’s disease (PD)D affects cognition as the disease progresses, and discuss how medications can adversely affect cognition in PD and which ones to avoid.

Date: Apr 20, 2021 Times: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Apr
2021

COVID-19 and Public Health Forum 2021

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The COVID-19 and Public Health Forum will be held virtually 21-22 April 2021. The Forum is a key knowledge exchange event for public health and allied health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees committed to sharing their research, best practices and policies to prevent, reduce, and control the spread of COVID-19.

Start Date: Apr 21, 2021
End Date: Apr 22, 2021

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Apr
2021

Toronto Public Library and CanAge present Stop the stigma: Ageism

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Part of the educational speaker series, Aging your Way: Creating an Age-Inclusive Canada, Together brought to you by CanAge and TPL, this session will teach you how to identify and help prevent ageism.

Date: Apr 21, 2021 Times: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Apr
2021

*Save the date* Aging in Place / Home Modification Conference

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On April 22 and May 6, Caregiver Omnimedia will be hosting their 2021 Aging in Place / Home Modification conference to uncover better ways for Canadians to age and receive care as well as highlight how the government can encourage better outcomes for older Canadians and those with disabilities.

Date: Apr 22, 2021

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Apr
2021

Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association

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The CGNA Biennial conference is the only event of its kind that focuses on all facets of education, practice and research in the care of older adults. The conference is a key educational and networking event for nurses, students, educators, policy makers, administrators and all others in the field of gerontological nursing.

Start Date: Apr 22, 2021
End Date: Apr 24, 2021

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Apr
2021

Community-Based Research Canada: Indigenous approaches – being a helper where invited

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Indigenous resurgence is about Indigenous families, communities, and nations reclaiming their teachings and practices. The university can play a valued role in community-led and community-engaged research to support strength-based resurgence efforts. In this session, the role of university partner as helper will be discussed and some insights from successful projects shared.

Date: Apr 22, 2021 Times: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Apr
2021

Age-Friendly Universities | COVID-19 Adapting and innovating in age-friendly universities

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Higher education leaders and institutions will be defined by how they managed the COVID-19 crisis.  Within the AFU Global Network, we have all...

Date: Apr 23, 2021 Times: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Apr
2021

In the Waiting Room with Kwadwo Kyeremanteng

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MIRA member and health care researcher, Dr. Hsien Seow has launched a health care podcast with palliative care physician, Dr. Samantha Winemaker, titled The Waiting Room Revolution. In this episode, Seow and Winemaker join Kwadwo Kyeremanteng, Intensive Care Unit Physician at the Ottawa Hospital and host of the ‘Solving Healthcare’ podcast.

Start Date: Apr 23, 2021 12:30 PM
End Date: Apr 24, 2021 1:30 PM

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Apr
2021

Promoting Health and Wellbeing through Age-Friendly Communities

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This webinar will discuss the characteristics of Age-Friendly Communities (AFCs) and how they can apply to caregivers and caregiving to enable healthy aging in the home and communities.

Date: Apr 29, 2021 Times: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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