Other Opportunities

Citizen participation

Caring Ahead: Preparing for End-of-Life in Dementia Study

Medication Management Education Tool for Caregivers–Looking for Participants

Are you a family member or paid caregiver of someone with dementia? Baycrest is looking for study participants for a new medication management education tool. Participants must be located in the Greater Toronto area.

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University of British Columbia–Looking for Participants Living with Alzheimer’s/Dementia

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University of Toronto–Study Participants Needed for GO-OUT Study

What is the GO-OUT study?
We are a group of students, physical therapists, and researchers from the University of Toronto. We wish to evaluate two programs to help seniors to walk outside more easily.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for adults aged 65 years and older who are interested in walking outside for exercise during the summer.

For more information: https://mybetterliving.ca/go-out-study

Board/Committee Opportunities

Belmont House Board of Directors

Located in Downtown Toronto, Belmont House is a charitable, non-profit, Christian home for seniors offering long term care and retirement living.  We provide quality care to our residents in a safe and stimulating home environment and have been accredited with exemplary standing, Accreditation Canada’s highest possible standing.  The Belmont House’s Vision is to be the Seniors Home of Choice.  Belmont House values respect, caring, innovation, teamwork, excellence and responsiveness.

This is a volunteer Board consisting of up to 13 members, serving for a 2 year term to a maximum of 8 years.  Directors on this skill-based Board are responsible for making decisions about the home’s future including its strategic plan; monitoring financial performance; and ensuring quality care in a safe environment.

We are currently seeking individuals who have a strong commitment to seniors’ care, a commitment to exceptional governance, and have one or more of the following leadership/skills/experience: healthcare; quality and continuous improvement; health care policy and ethics; and government experience.

If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors, please contact us by submitting your resume to:

Chair, Nominating & Governance Committee

c/o Margaret Johnson, Executive Secretary

Belmont House

55 Belmont Street

Toronto, Ontario

M5R1R1

Fax 416-964-1448

Email: mjohnson@belmonthouse.com

Other Conferences and Events

Canadian Frailty Network is pleased to highlight opportunities for Network participants to expand their knowledge concerning care for older adults living with frailty, or to share their research with particular audiences. If you have an event that you would like to have included on this page, please click here to send us the details.

2019

October 3-5, 2019 – Québec City: 10th Canadian Conference on Dementia

October 22-24, 2019 – Moncton: AGE-WELL Annual Conference

October 24-26, 2019 – Moncton: Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Conference — Navigating the Tides of Aging Together. Abstracts due April 15.

October 25-26, 2019 — Banff: Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry (CAGP) & Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH) Annual Scientific Meeting. Abstracts due March 26, 2019

October 30-November 2, 2019 – Vancouver: Family Medicine Forum

November 10-13, 2019 – Toronto: Canadian Critical Care Forum

November 6-8, 2019 — Leicester, England: British Geriatric Society (BGS) Autumn Scientific Meeting

2020

February 3-5, 2020 — Leuven, Belgium: World InterRAI Conference.

November 1-3, 2020– Niagara Falls, Canada: IFA 15th Global Conference on Ageing Registration Now Open