Thursday November 1, 2018 from 1-4pm EST this FREE virtual event will overview Assess & Restore interventions from across the continuum of care including successes and opportunities, strategies and key learnings from:

  • VON SMART Enhanced In-Home Program - Mississauga Halton LHIN
  • The Home Independence Program (HIP) - Central West LHIN
  • Virtual Ward and Community Enhanced Recovery Program - Central East LHIN
  • Enhanced Service Delivery: Geriatric Care Coordinator/Lead for Senior’s Clinical Pathway Development - North West LHIN
  • Enhancing Assess & Restore Capacity  - Central LHIN

Please join us for this free knowledge exchange event! 

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The Institute for Life Course & Aging is pleased to present the 2018-19 series.  All interested are welcome to attend in person at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at 246 Bloor St.

Specialized Geriatric Nursing Services and Senior Friendly Care: catching up, keeping up, and leading the way in a changing era. October 10, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Yorkdale, Toronto from 8am to 4pm. This conference will be of interest to clinicians, administrators and planners in acute care hospitals, public health, community services and long-term care. To learn more or to register click here.

When, Where and How Osteoporosis-Associated Fractures Occur: An Analysis From the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW)

The authors analyzed data from the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW) to examine when, where and how fractures occur in postmenopausal women. 6 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

Low Vegetable Intake Increases the Risk of Fall-Related Fragility Fracture in Postmenopausal Taiwanese Women, a Prospective Pilot Study in the Community

This article describes a prospective study investigating the relationship between lifestyle factors, particularly nutritional intake and the incidence of fall-related fragility fractures in postmenopausal women.  9 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

Vitamin D: Link Between Osteoporosis, Obesity, and Diabetes?

This article discusses the hormonal action of Vitamin D and its effects on bone metabolism and control of obesity and diabetes.  23 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

Osteoporosis in Men

This publication provides an overview of what is known about osteoporosis in men.  Sex differences in treatment options are included. 4 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

Low Testosterone, but not Estradiol, is Associated With Incident Falls in Older Men: The International MrOS Study

The aim of this study was to assess the associations between serum testosterone  and estradiol and the likelihood of falls in older men, 65 years and older.  8 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.

Falls Predict Fractures Independently of FRAX Probability: A Meta-Analysis of the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study

The authors investigated  the three Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study cohorts to see if past falls predicted future fracture independently of FRAX and whether these associations varied with age and follow-up time.  PAGES. Last reviewed August 2018.

Glucocorticoid-induced Osteoporosis

This review provides a comprehensive look at considerations regarding glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis.  8 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.