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Canadian Frailty Network Project receives Federal investment of over $950,000

December 19, 2022

On November 24th, Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, made an important announcement regarding healthy aging in the Kingston, Ontario area. MP Gerrestsen shared the announcement at the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington Centre for Healthy Aging launch, which was attended by close to 300 community members. On behalf of the Honourable…

Canadian Frailty Network announces recipients of Early Career Researcher Awards

December 1, 2022

This past spring, the Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) held the Springboard Grants Program – Early Career Researcher Competition to fund outstanding early career researchers (ECRs) whose work addresses older adults living with frailty, and/or their family and friend caregivers. CFN is pleased to announce the five award recipients: Dr. Ashwini Namasivayam-MacDonald, Dr. Carmel Montgomery, Dr. Dylan Kobsar,…

Canadian Frailty Network and Perley Health announce award for outstanding early career researcher

November 29, 2022

Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) and Perley Health are proud to have collaborated to co-fund an early career researcher (ECR) as part of the 2022 Springboard Grants Program – Early Career Researcher Competition. Dr. Jennifer Bethell, an Affiliate Scientist at the KITE Research Institute, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – University Health Network, is the recipient of the…

Reimagining Seniors’ Care: Dr. John Muscedere joins OLTCA’s Coming of Age Podcast

October 25, 2022

In early October, CFN’s Scientific Director, Dr. John Muscedere, and AGE-WELL’s Scientific Director, Dr. Alex Mihailidis, joined Donna Duncan, CEO of the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA), on the Association’s Coming of Age podcast. Drs. Muscedere and Mihailidis joined Donna as experts on aging for a discussion on reimagining seniors’ care. Episode description: As Ontario’s population of…

2022 KFL&A Regional Centre for Healthy Aging Ancillary Studies Competition

September 6, 2022

PLEASE NOTE: 2022 KFL&A Regional Centre for Healthy Aging Ancillary Studies Competition is now closed to new applicants The Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) is looking to fund high-quality research, knowledge translation and implementation of innovation in practice studies on healthy aging carried out in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) region. This competition is…

Op-Ed: Canada is getting older — why not make our communities wiser?

June 21, 2022

In this recent op-ed, CFN’s Scientific Director, Dr. John Muscedere, and AGE-WELL’s Scientific Director, Dr. Alex Mihailidis, share their perspective on the recently released 2021 census data. They emphasize the importance of aging wisely and explore how Canada might do that. — The recently released 2021 census data reveals Canada’s population is not just aging,…

Meet the future of frailty care! Summer Student Awards 2022

June 10, 2022

Every year, CFN invests in the training of students to ensure the future of frailty care is bright! It’s a crucial part of our mandate to develop the next generation of Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) – the scientists, teachers, clinicians, and health and social services professionals that will improve care for older adults living with…

2022 Springboard Grants Program – Early Career Researcher Competition

April 14, 2022

Please note: the Early Career Researchers (ECR) Competition is now CLOSED Changes to the Sepsis Canada/CFN Early Career Researcher Funding Stream! Please note that this funding stream will consider funding of the intersection of rehabilitation, sepsis and frailty and can include observational studies on this population, surveys, health services research, knowledge synthesis, or innovative approaches…