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Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Network Exchange May 2023
Dear <<First Name>>,

I hope you are enjoying the spring weather! I am excited to share two upcoming events in the month of May:
  • On May 18 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (EDT), the Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program will be participating in a webinar hosted by Health Promotion Ontario on the topic of Intersectoral Collaboration: Coming to the Table. Register here.
Keep reading for a selection of age-friendly news, events, research, and reports.

Kind regards,


Emily Mullins
Age-Friendly Communities Knowledge Broker

Age-Friendly News

Canada International

Upcoming Events

May 10, 2023
Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging at Western University: "80 and Going Strong: The SuperAging Research Initiative" (webinar)

May 16, 2023
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario: Supporting Vulnerable Victims and Witnesses (webinar)

May 17 & 19, 2023
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario: Harm to Older Persons Evaluation (HOPE) 2-day Risk Assessment Training Workshop (workshop)

May 18, 2023
Health Promotion Ontario: Intersectoral Collaboration: Coming to the Table (webinar)

May 23, 2023
Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA): The Impact of Retirement on Cognitive Decline: Findings from the CLSA (webinar)

May 30, 2023
United Way of British Columbia: Intergenerational Programs Webinar (webinar)

June 8, 2023 
Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto: Using Person-Centred Language to Document Responsive Behaviours in Acute Care Settings (webinar) 



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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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