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July 26, 2016

New Health Accord should reject per capita funding model – and consider frailty instead — by John Muscedre and Samir Sinha. Also published in the Huffington Post today.

CFN congratulates participants on appointments to the Order of Canada

July 1, 2016

On June 30, Gov. Gen. David Johnston announced that three Canadian Frailty Network participants had been appointed to the Order of Canada. In a news release, Johnston’s office said: Noralou Roos of CFN partner Evidence Network was promoted to Officer “for contributing to Canadian health care by developing evidence-based policy, and for promoting and disseminating…

Tell us what frailty means to you

April 18, 2016

What does frailty mean to you? Tell us and you could win a new iPad mini!   Canada’s population is aging quickly. Today, many Canadians are living longer and healthier into their later years. But as the number of seniors grows, so does the number of frail elderly people with more complex health challenges and…

CFN welcomes prominent Canadian health care leaders to Board of Directors

October 9, 2015

  KINGSTON, ON, Oct. 8, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) is announcing the election of Dr. Jeff Blackmer and Mr. Fred Horne to the CFN Board of Directors. Both are renowned policy innovators in health services reform, medical ethics, and patient and public engagement in health care decision making. Jeff Blackmer, MD, MHSC, FRCPC,…

Perspectives on aging and frailty health with Dr. Duncan Sinclair

October 8, 2015

Participants attending CFN’s first-ever Giving Voice to Frail Elderly Canadians meeting in Toronto on September 27, 2015 viewed a compelling video presented by former Queen’s University Dean of Medicine and CFN Board Director, Dr. Duncan Sinclair.  In the video, Dr. Sinclair poignantly describes what frail health means to him, and the steps he is taking…