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We facilitate evidence-based research, knowledge sharing and clinical practices that improve healthcare outcomes for older Canadians living with frailty, their families and caregivers.
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CFN believes that caring for the frail elderly is a complex, Canada-wide issue that requires multi-faceted, national strategies and solutions, and our monthly webinars are one way we bring together talented people to focus on this goal. 

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 at noon ET: Influenza vaccination – a shot against frailty in older adults -- Melissa Andrew, Dalhousie University, Richard Baydack, Manitoba Health & Stefan Gravenstein, Brown University

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at noon ET: FRAMING-LTC: Frailty and Recognizing Appropriate Medications IN Geriatrics and Long-Term Care -- Andrew Morris, Sinai Health System, Susan Bronskill, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences & Lianne Jeffs, St. Michael's Hospital (SIG2014-M1)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at noon ET: A National Comparison of Intensity of End-of-Life Care in Canada: Defining Changing Patterns, Risk Factors and Targets for Intervention -- Robert Fowler and Andrea Hill, Sunnybrook Research Institute (CORE2012-12)

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at noon ET: Care of acutely ill older persons living with frailty: Making health care work like a system -- John Hirdes and George Heckman, University of Waterloo (SIG2014F-31)

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at noon ET: New Approaches to Evaluating Frailty in Solid Organ Transplantation -- Lianne Singer, University Health Network (FRA2015-B-13)

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at noon ET: Pilot study of an automated one-year mortality prediction tool to trigger Advance Care Planning -- James Downar, University Health Network (CAT2015-16)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at noon ET: Cardiac Surgery among the Frail and Elderly Towards Optimal Decision Making -- Greg Hirsch, Nova Scotia Health Authority (FRA2015-B-22)

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