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Advance Care Planning Day 2021

April 16, 2021

When it comes to planning for your future health care, are you, your family and friends prepared? Have you had a conversation about what your end of life wishes are, or those of your loved ones? Today is Advance Care Planning Day in Canada. One of our priorities is to ensure that every older Canadians living with…

CFN Funded COVID-19 Research Explores Needs of Canadians Living with Frailty

April 13, 2021

In 2020, CFN funded COVID-19 research projects focused on older adults living with frailty. Preliminary findings from one project “Exploring the care needs of Canadians living with frailty and the role of primary care during the COVID-19 pandemic” outline some of the experiences of older Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. To read more about this…

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Community Engagement Survey

April 9, 2021

Do you live in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) area? Are you over the age of 60 and/or caring for an older adult? CFN needs your input on an exciting initiative to support you in navigating community health and social programs/services. If you are interested in participating, please complete our short survey here:…

5 Minutes on Frailty Video Series Launch

March 23, 2021

The Canadian Frailty Network is launching a series of videos focused on the various aspects of frailty. Delivered in 5 minute, bite-sized features, this video series aims to deliver information about frailty risk, management and prevention to all Canadians, but in particular, older adults and their family/friend caregivers. The series launched during Nutrition Month and featured…

News Release-Canadian Frailty Network enlists Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod of BodyBreak to support healthy aging campaign

March 16, 2021

For Immediate Release March 23, 2021 Canadian Frailty Network enlists Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod of BodyBreak to support healthy aging campaign Hal Johnson & Joanne McLeod help Canadians AVOID Frailty & Take Control  (Kingston, Ontario) – Their personas and public service announcements encouraging Canadians to “keep fit and have fun” have left an indelible…

Funding for community programs helps keep Indigenous Elders in their homes

March 3, 2021

The Canadian Frailty Network has funded several projects designed to assist and support Indigenous people in caring for their Elders. One such project is called Keeping our Nlaka’pamux Elders at Home. Five Nlaka’pamux communities in British Columbia are working collaboratively on the project. This project supports three primary initiatives; social activity and knowledge sharing in the…

News Release: Government of Canada invests in first-of-its-kind research study on the health impacts of inactivity

February 23, 2021

News Release For Immediate Release Government of Canada invests in first-of-its-kind research study on the health impacts of inactivity Researchers seek to understand how to improve health of patients confined to bed rest—and for astronauts in space February 24, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Canadians know the importance of physical…