November 29, 2018 from 11am - 2:30pm at Providence Care Hospital, Kingston. Caregivers ae invited to share their stories and experiences.  Caregivers of frail seniors (65+) who require assistance with walking, managing medications, managing pain, getting to and from the bathroom; socialization; managing nutrition; and/or help with remembering, are asked to participate to help create educational materials to support caregivers across Ontario.  A free lunch will be provided. Parking passes will be available for people parking at PCH. Transportation and respite support is available by contacting Sarah Gibbens at 905-376-8206 or emailing sgibbens@rgpo.ca. To register click here.

FASTlinks is a series of web-based maps that display links for elder care services in South East Ontario organized into 10 common elder care domains. The 10 domains are organized by function, rather than disease diagnosis. FASTlinks was developed by the CSAH in collaboration with the Aging with Co-morbidities Network.

Home Adaptation Checklist

This checklist identifies environmental adaptations for seniors that could help prevent accidents and enhance independent living at home. Guidelines on how to hire a reputable contractor are included.

Working with your Health Care Team Explanation

Why is it important to be an active member of your health care team? Find out here. 

Insomnia Explanation

Learn about this common sleep problem in older adults, its causes and treatments. 

Sleep and Aging Explanation

This one-page handout explains the importance of sleep for older adults and provides some tips to getting a good night's rest. 

Vision Loss Explanation

Find out what changes to your vision you can expect as you get older. 

Colorectal Cancer Screening Explanation

Stretching Explanation

This document shows you several stretching exercises you can try at home. 

Social Networks and Income Explanation

This document can help you understand some of the questions your health care provider might ask you during an appointment. 

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