This paper begins by providing an overview of the existing knowledge of trauma, how it is defined, and how it must be conceptualized within the context of Aboriginal people in Canada and the impacts of trauma for generations. 32 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
An Introduction to the Health of Two-Spirit People: Historical, Contemporary and Emergent Issues
This article discusses a qualitative study exploring the impact of patients encounters with Indigenous Elders on mental health and well-being in a primary care setting. 8 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias in Indigenous Populations in Canada: Prevalence and Risk Factors
This publication provides an overview of Alzheimer's Disease and related Dementia's (ADRDs) among Indigenous peoples of Canada. It discusses the challenges associated with diagnosing dementias in this population, and the first factors contributing to ADRDs. 30 pages. 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.
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.