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Technology and health care for the elderly medical research studies
We facilitate evidence-based research, knowledge sharing and clinical practices that improve healthcare outcomes for older Canadians living with frailty, their families and caregivers.

Network Update -- October 2014


CFN is looking for your news and events.

We want to keep the Network community up-to-date with information and events concerning the seriously ill, frail elderly. If you have an event you would like to share with a wider community, we've introduced a new feature on our website allowing you to easily share details with us! Click here to send us your event to promote now.

Follow us on Twitter (CFN_NCE) for quick updates.

Tune in to our monthly webinars. 

The first Wednesday of each month we explore topics regarding care of the seriously ill, frail elderly from a state-of-the-art perspective. Our next webinar is November 5 at 12 noon ET: Frailty in the elderly by Dr. Melissa K. Andrew. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.   You can also view our October webinar slides and register for upcoming webinars. 

Meet CFN's new Theme Leads

CFN has introduced four patient-centred research themes and appointed John You, Paul Hébert, Michel Tousignant and Marilyn Macdonald to serve as Theme Leads. CLICK HERE to learn more about the research themes and the Theme Leads and their role.

CFN HQP invited to G8 Dementia Summit event

G8 events being held around the globe in 2014, and Laura Booi, a CFN Interdisciplinary Fellow, has been selected to represent Canada at the related events for young innovators. CLICK HERE to find out more about this honour, and hear about Laura's passion for improving care of the elderly.

In the News

Carole Estabrooks was recognized at the Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Annual Conference. CLICK HERE for details on Carole's award, and to learn about Canadian Nursing Student Week.

Network introductions

Each month we introduce CFN Board and Committee members who volunteer their time and experience to make CFN a success. CLICK HERE to meet four new members of our Education and Training Committee.

A new research approach ... CFN Strategic Impact Grant Program

CFN's second collaborative Strategic Impact Grant competition is underway. A successful first competition garnered interest from numerous organizations, and is helping to shape the format of CFN competitions going forward. CLICK HERE for more details.

Funding opportunities

Current calls include the CFN Catalyst, Health Technology Innovation and Strategic Impact Grant Programs. CLICK HERE for more details and to learn about other opportunities.

Put it in your calendar

Keep up-to-date on CFN events and activities, and other networking opportunities. CLICK HERE to see what's coming up.