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The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health is excited to share a new resource: Planning a Virtual Conference: A Practical Guide. This toolkit covers the strategic and technical aspects of executing a virtual conference and can be tailored to meet the goals and capacity of your team. While the scope of this document pertains to virtual conferences, its core strategy may be useful for other events such as virtual workshops or webinars. Click here to view the guide and workbook.

Thank you to everyone who joined our February webinars. The webinar recordings and resources are now available:

  • Ontario Age-Friendly Community Planning Pre and Post-COVID: Looking Back to Plan a Path Forward (Recording, Slides, Resources
  • Exploring the Intersections between Caregiving and Age-Friendly Communities (Recording, Slides, Resources)

Keep reading for a selection of age-friendly news, events, and resources.

Kind regards,

Emily Mullins
Age-Friendly Communities Knowledge Broker

Age-Friendly News

Canada International

Upcoming Events

Mar. 8, 2023
BrainXchange: Dementia-Friendly Canada: Reflections and Next Steps (webinar)

Mar. 9, 2023
Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging: “I Never Thought This Would Happen to Me”: Older Adults’ Experiences of Ageism in the Ontario Workplace and Labour Market” (webinar)

Mar. 14, 2023
Canadian Dementia Learning and Resource Network and Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA): The Role of Research in Supporting Culturally Safe Indigenous-Specific Dementia Care Needs and Resources (webinar)

Mar. 21, 2023
HelpAge Canada and Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario: Aging Lives Uprooted: Welcoming and Supporting Older Refugees to Canadian Communities (webinar)

Mar. 21, 2023
BrainXchange: Insomnia and Dementia (webinar)

Mar. 22, 2023
Perley Health Centre of Excellence: Stronger Together – Creating Dementia-Inclusive Communities (webinar)

Mar. 22, 2023
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario (EAPO): Reducing Harm and Building Connections (conference)

Mar. 23, 2023
Seniors for Social Action Ontario: The More Beds Better Care Act, 2022: Legal Issues (webinar, to register email by March 20th)

Mar. 27-29, 2023
Ontario Long-Term Care Association: Together We Care (conference)


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About the Ontario Age-Friendly Communities (AFC) Outreach Program
The Ontario AFC Outreach Program is managed by the Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care in partnership with Queen’s University, and funded by the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility.

The AFC Outreach Program builds on and complements Ontario's AFC Planning Guide with the aim to raise awareness about age-friendly planning principles, facilitate knowledge sharing within and between communities, and increase the capacity for local planning, implementation and evaluation of age-friendly community initiatives.
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