2015 Annual Conference

CFN held the 3rd Annual CFN Conference on improving care for frail elderly Canadians from September 27 to September 29, 2015. See the final program.

CFN’s annual conference provided opportunities for those concerned with improving health care for the frail elderly to share knowledge, best practices and policy, and at the same time, network with others working in the field to collaborate and build relationships. Conference attendees included researchers, knowledge users, health care professionals and service providers, policy makers, industry, patients and families and the public.

Posters and exhibits from CFN HQP

At the annual conference, CFN HQP provided over 50 well-received presentations and exhibits.  University of Waterloo PhD student Jacobi Elliott received top recognition for her poster and comprehensive presentation: Developing a system navigator role in primary care

Jacobi Poster

CFN hosts successful first Giving Voice to Frail Elderly Canadians meeting

As part of the CFN annual conference, CFN hosted a participatory meeting of 60 citizen advocacy representatives, researchers, health care professionals, policy makers and industry partners.  Participants explored a range of topics and strategies for engaging frail elderly Canadians and their family caregivers in research, health care decision making and policy setting. Click here to see a summary of the day’s proceedings and outcomes.

Perspectives on aging and frailty health with Dr. Duncan Sinclair

Conference participants viewed a compelling video presented by former Queen’s University Dean of Medicine and CFN Board Director, Dr. Duncan Sinclair. Dr. Sinclair describes what frail health means to him, and the steps he is taking to delay the onset of frailty and to ensure his end-of-life care decisions are closely followed.

Thank you conference partner sponsors!

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