Year: 2022

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

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 to improving clinical trial design and outcome measurements. Please see updated…

Call for Proposals for CFN & NBHRF’s May Event Now Open

March 10, 2022

The Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) are pleased to announce their partnership on a one-of-a-kind national event opportunity coming to New Brunswick: Showcase of Research and Implementation to Improve the Lives of Older Adults! Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Location: Delta Fredericton Hotel (in-person) OR online (virtual) OR both Cost: FREE! This event is for anyone…

HSO launches public review on draft National Long-Term Care Services Standard

January 31, 2022

On January 27, Health Standards Organization (HSO) launched its public review phase for the draft National Long-Term Care Services Standard being developed by its Long-Term Care (LTC) Services Standard Technical Committee. Based on research, clinical and technical expertise, input from committee members with lived experience, and extensive public consultation, the draft standard will provide all LTC…

CFN Board Member, Dr. Sharon Straus, appointed to the Order of Canada

January 3, 2022

CFN Board member, Dr. Sharon Straus, was recently appointed to the Order of Canada, one of Canada’s highest honours. The Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community, and service to the nation. The appointment was announced by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, in late December 2021….