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[Resource] Evidence Synthesis for Older Adults. An Age and Ageing themed collection.

Terry Quinn, Susan Shenkin

Click HERE to access the full resource Keeping abreast of the latest evidence in older adult care is increasingly difficult, therefore comprehensive, objective, and critical assessment of the published literature is essential for effective health and social care. This is the rationale that has under

[Report] UN Decade of Healthy Ageing Progress Report, 2021-2023

UN

Click HERE to learn moreAbout the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing Progress Report, 2021-2023The UN Decade of Healthy Ageing is an opportunity to work together to improve the lives of older people, their families, and their communities. The UN Decade sets an ambitious vision of a world in which all peopl

[Resource] Learning From The Lived Experiences of Aging Immigrants: Final Report

(Laura Kadowaki et al.)

INTRODUCTIONThis report presents the results of a series of Stakeholder Outreach Forums held over 2018-19 in four regions across Canada – Greater Montréal, Québec City, Calgary, and Greater Vancouver. The outreach forums provided an opportunity for discussion of issues faced by aging immigrants

[Resource] LGBT2SQ Seniors: An evidence review and practical guide designed for healthcare providers and researchers

Sherbourne Health/Rainbow Health Ontario

Click HERE to download the PDF resourceSUMMARYTo provide inclusive, affirming services, and welcoming health care to LGBT2SQ seniors, healthcare and social service providers should appreciate that not all seniors are heterosexual and cisgender. As they approach their twilight years, LGBT2SQ seniors

[Scholarly Article] Early Omicron infection is associated with increased reinfection risk in older adults in long-term care and retirement facilities

Jessica A. Breznik et al

Click HERE to view the full research articleSummaryBackgroundOlder adults are at increased risk of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron infection and severe disease, especially those in congregate living settings, despite high SARS-CoV-2 vaccine coverage. It is unclear whether hybrid immunity (combined vaccination an

[Resource] Strengthening community connections: the future of public health is at the neighbourhood scale

Mulligan K

Click HERE to access this resourceCommunity-led action at the neighbourhood scale has been vital to address complex health inequities during the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. This report was commissioned by the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) at the Public Health Agency of Canada, to

Immigrant status and loneliness among older Canadians

Md Kamrul Islam & Heather Gilmour

This Statistics Canada study used data from the Canadian Health Survey on Seniors to estimate the prevalence of loneliness among older Canadians. An estimated 1.1 million older Canadians (19.2%) experienced loneliness, with women having a significantly higher likelihood of being lonely than men. Im

[Evidence Summary] Home-based exercise delivered with digital interventions can prevent falls and improve quality of life

McMaster University

Click HERE to view the full article Home-based exercise delivered with digital interventions can prevent falls and improve quality of lifeSolis-Navarro L, Gismero A, Fernandez-Jane C, et al. Effectiveness of home-based exercise delivered by digital health in older adults: a systematic review and me

[Resource] Vegetarian Diets as we age

Dr. Megha Poddar

In this 2-minute video, Dr. Megha Poddar discusses important considerations for older adults on plant-based diets or for those considering adopting a vegetarian diet.What's the bottom line?Older adults can safely adopt a plant-based diet.Ensure adequate protein intake to maintain lean muscle mass.

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