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Insomnia Interventions On-Demand Course

Health Sci Ed Connect

Medical guidelines recommend cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) as the first-line treatment for chronic insomnia, above sleep medications. An extensive evidence base demonstrates that CBT-I leads to long-term improvements in sleep, mood and quality of life. Through this online profes

Driving and Dementia Roadmap

The Driving and Dementia Roadmap (DDR) is a free, online resource for health professionals, people with dementia and family caregivers. The website was developed by a team of researchers, affiliated with Baycrest, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto. The DDR aims to eq

Report: It’s Time to Unleash the Power of Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities in Canada

This report was released by the National Institute on Ageing, UHN’s OpenLab and its NORC Innovation Centre, and advocates for NORC as a viable option for aging in urban, suburban and rural areas. NORC Innovation Centre at University Health Network (UHN), is Canada’s largest research hospital wi

Webinar Recording: The Case for Engaging People with Dementia in Community Support Efforts


On November 15th we heard about the work of The Building Capacity Project as team members discussed their grassroots approach to community support with and for people with dementia. The Building Capacity Project looks at both the logistical side and the bigger picture side of how engaging and collab

Giving Care: An approach to a better caregiving landscape in Canada

Canadian Centre for Caregiving Excellence

Giving Care: An approach to a better caregiving landscape in Canada is the Canadian Centre for Caregiving Excellence’s first policy whitepaper. The report aims to ignite a public conversation on the state of caregiving and offer potential policy solutions to address the many challenges and system

Hospice Care Alliance of British Columbia Terms of Reference

Hospice Care Alliance of British Columbia

In the Fall of 2019, the PHWG surveyed over 70 hospice organizations province-wide to get a better understanding of the current state of hospice services and programs. The hospice care current state assessment, with an unprecedented 76% response rate, revealed the strengths, gaps, challenges, and op

Report - It’s Time to Unleash the Power of Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities in Canada

National Institute on Ageing and NORC Innovation Centre

Supporting older Canadians to age in the right place will require innovative housing models and infrastructure that can support their independence, safety, health and social well-being. In this report, the NIA and the NORC Innovation Centre examine one such model: Naturally Occurring Retirement Comm

Recording: On Aging: Canadian Conversations - Social Prescribing with Dr. Kate Mulligan

Healthy Aging CORE and HelpAge Canada

This episode discusses Social Prescribing with Kate Mulligan. Social Prescribing is a holistic approach to healthcare that brings together the social and medical models of health and wellness. It provides a formal pathway for health providers to address the diverse determinants of health, using the

Ageing in the Right Place: Supporting Older Canadians to Live Where They Want

National Institute on Ageing

Supporting older adults to age in their own homes and/or communities for as long as possible, commonly referred to as “ageing in place,” can help Canada’s already-strained LTC systems. Yet doing so effectively also requires responsive systems and services that can enable what the NIA calls “


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