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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.

Presentations

July 23-27, 2017 – San Francisco:International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress: Global Aging and Health: Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice.  Pre-Conference Workshop: Implementation of Frailty Screening in Health Systems.

John Muscedere, CFN Scientific Director

Matteo Cesari, University of Toulouse, CFN International Scientific Advisory Committee Member

Andrew Clegg, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds; Honorary Consultant Geriatrician, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

John Hirdes, University of Waterloo, CFN Network Investigator

Ken Rockwood, Dalhousie University/NS Health Authority, CFN Network Investigator

May 10-11, 2017 – Fredericton: New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes Annual General Meeting: Keynote: Frailty and Aging Population: Implications for the Canadian Health Care System.

John Muscedere, CFN Scientific Director and CEO

May 30, 2017 -- Toronto: CIHR Institute of Aging Aging in Place Workshop. Aging in Place and Frail Older Canadians

John Muscedere, CFN Scientific Director

April 28, 2017 – Barcelona, Spain: International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research. CFN Symposium: Moving towards standardized data and outcomes for frailty studies

John Muscedere, CFN Scientific Director (The need for standardized outcomes and data for frailty studies);

Matteo Cesari, University of Toulouse, CFN International Scientific Advisory Committee Member (Standardized frailty outcomes and data relevant to health care systems across the world);

Peter Tugwell, Bruyère Research Institute, former CFN Board Member (What can we learn from Outcome Measures in Rheumatology Clinical Trials)

November 1, 2016 – Toronto: Critical Care Canada Forum 2016. CFN presented a new feature at the Forum: a stream focused on Frailty. Included a presentation from CFN Scientific Director and CEO, John Muscedere: Frailty: Pathobiology and Implications in the ICU – Are chronic critical illness and frailty the same?

John Muscedere, CFN Scientific Director

October 3, 2016 -- Toronto: OHA Conference on Elder Friendly Care.

John Muscedere, CFN Scientific Director

Samir Sinha, CFN Research Management Committee Member; Peter and Shelagh Godsoe Chair in Geriatrics and Director of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai and the University Health Network Hospitals; Provincial Lead for Ontario's Seniors Strategy; Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine