December 11, 2018 from 1-2pm EST. The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health is pleased to feature PhD Candidate Atul Jaiswal for this free Research & Innovation in Aging Forum webinar introducing the condition of dual sensory loss or deafblindness. The characteristics, epidemioogy and impact of dual sensory loss on life will be explored. The unique participation experiences of three categories of individuals in this population will be discussed. Register here.

A Discussion of the Northern Cultural Assessment of Memory (N-CAM): A Protocol Designed to Detect Cognitive Change in Indigenous Peoples

This recording of a presentation given by Dr. Margaret Crossley and Dr. Debra Morgan provides an overview of the Northern Cultural Assessment of Memory (N-CAM) which is intended as a dementia screening protocol for Indigenous seniors. 1hr and 5min. Last reviewed November 2018.

Anti-Aboriginal Racism in Canada

This link includes 3 videos of webinars featuring Dr. Charlotte Loppie that explore anti-Aboriginal racism in Canada, how to understand it in historical context, how it affects individuals and communities, and what programs, policy and strategies exist to combat it. Last reviewed November 2018.

Developing Culturally Grounded Dementia Educational Materials for Indigenous Community-Based Care

This video features Drs' Jacklin and Blind's presentation outlining the development of six culturally relevant fact sheets on dementia and dementia care to be used by Indigenous family caregivers, health care providers and others to promote dementia awareness and care in Indigenous communities. 1hour 02min. Last reviewed November 2018.

Cultural Safety: Ethical and Equitable Health Care for Indigenous Patients, Families, and Communities

This video recording of a presentation given by Meaghan Fullerton introduces viewers to the concept of cultural safety in Indigenous health care. 1hr 01min. Last reviewed November, 2018.

Dec. 7, 2018 from 1:30-2:30PM EST. Join presenters Tara Cohen and Pamela Grassau for this webinar for staff working in Long-term Care. Central to the discussion will be how to strengthen self-awareness and self-kindness; sustain meaning in your work and create compassionate and resilient teams. To learn more or to register click here.

Wed. Feb. 6, 2019 from 12-1PM EST. Join Greg Hirsh for this presentation where he will discuss preliminary work utilizing a more sensitive assessment tool to explore the relationship between more subtle degrees of frailty and cardiac surgery outcomes. For more information or to register click here.

Wed. Jan. 23, 2019 from 12-1PM EST. Join James Downar for this presentation discussing a project that aimed to identify patients at risk of death to trigger health care providers to engage in Advance Care Planning activities. To learn more or register click here.

Thursday December 6, 2018 from 12-1PM EST. Join presenter Dr. Sharon Cohen as she discusses the biomarkers that are shaping thinking on how Alzheimer's disease is diagnosed and how professionals should be approaching treatment opportunities through clinical trials.

Nov. 8th from 2-3:30 PM EST at the Atrium, Hamilton. ONF has partnered with the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging to bring together a panel of experts for a presentation entitled "Fall Prevention for Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment". The panel will discuss what is needed to mitgate the risk of falls, particularly in those who are vulnerable. To learn more or to register click here, call 905-525-9140 ext. 21056 or email MIRAinfo@McMaster.ca.

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