SHKN Events

Welcome to Events!  Use this page to find conferences and webinars you would like to attend. Our events calendar covers a wide range of learning opportunities related to seniors’ health care and well being in Ontario, across Canada and abroad.  These events include workshops, online webinars and conferences.

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Upcoming Events

This one day course on fall prevention is sponsored by Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy. Topics being discussed include sarcopenia & osteporosis, updates in footwear safety, intra LHIN collaboration and a new approach to fall prevention in older adults. 

Registration is open for the 10th Primary Care Forum will be held on Thursday October 5th at the Ambassador Hotel in Kingston.  Join colleagues to learn more about local, provincial and international initiatives and provide your thoughts to help guide this change. Enjoy a day of networking and education with others involved with primary care in the south east region. For more information please contact Lisa Triemstra, PHCF Planning Team at 613-967-0196 ext 2217 or PHCF@lhins.on.ca.  

On Wed. Oct. 11th from 12-1pm EDT, presenters Susan Bonomo and Jennifer Wright as they discuss their fall prevention strategy.  For more information or to register click here.

On Wed. Oct. 11th at 12 noon EST Cheryl Forchuk of the Lawson Health Research Institute will be talking about a project testing TELEPROM-G on tablets which allowed participants to self-assess at home and communicate with their health care workers in "real-time" by video. Register here.

On Monday Oct. 16th from 2:30-3:30pm Professor Debra Street will report on sociological fieldwork at Rm. 1003, L.R. Wilson Hall at the main campus of McMaster University.  For more information please click here.