‘End PJ Paralysis’ Alberta – Say goodnight to hospital gowns, get up, get dressed, get moving

Aug 22, 2019, 12-1pm
You will be informed about the global movement of ‘End PJ Paralysis’ and its link with mobilization, dignity, and respect for older adults in hospital. Come learn how you can become a part of the movement to end PJ Paralysis,...


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An update on hypertension management in older adults

May 24, 2019, 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Patrick Jung  The webinar reviews the most current guidelines on hypertension management from Hypertension Canada. It also includes an update on more recent evidence on the relationship between hypertension management and cognitive impairment risk found in the...


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A Collaborative Approach to the Prevention and Management of Delirium: The Medical Psychiatry Alliance Adult and Seniors Inpatient Delirium Project

April 26, 2019, 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Jason Kerr, MD, and Mary-Lynn Peters, NP This presentation will be about a collaborative approach to the prevention and management of delirium. Speakers will discuss the Medical Psychiatry Alliance and the delirium project at Trillium Health Partners....


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Development of the Patient Experience survey items for Specialized Geriatric Services in Ontario

March 29, 2019 12-1pm
Presented by Ronaye Gilsenan, MA, Rhonda Schwartz, MA, Iris Gutmanis, PhD About This Webinar:  The Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario has developed, tested and validated an evidenced-informed core set of survey items for measuring patient experience in specialized geriatric services...


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Geriatric Clinical Pharmacology: Optimizing medical complexity and drug safety

Feb 22, 2019 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Joanne Ho, MD, FRCPC, MSc  About This Webinar:  The objectives of this webinar are four-fold: 1) Review the impact of adverse drug events among seniors. 2) Review pharmacology of aging. 3) Review initiatives to optimize drug safety. 4)...


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Urinary Incontinence: The Neglected Geriatric Syndrome

Jan 25, 2019 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Martha Spencer, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Providence Health Care, Associate Program Director, UBC Department of Medicine, Clinical Instructor, UBC About This Webinar: Dr. Spencer will discuss the approach to the diagnosis, investigation and management of urinary incontinence in...


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Comprehensive Parkinson’s Care – A new approach to an old problem – NYGH Parkinson’s program

Dec 7, 2018, 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Joyce Lee and Greta Mah About This Webinar: Parkinson's disease is a neurological disease which mainly affects seniors and 90% of patients are over 60. The number of Canadians with Parkinson's disease is expected to double by...


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Toronto Central LHIN: Seniors Plan & Dementia Plan

Sept 28, 2018, 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Samir Sinha About This Webinar: Dr. Samir Sinha has been selected by the TC LHIN to fill the newly created role of Seniors Lead. This role was created to provide some collaborative leadership to bring together the...


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Introduction to the Senior Alcohol Misuse Indicator (SAMI) Tool

Sept 14, 2018, 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Bonnie Purcell, Ph.d., C. Psych. About This Webinar: Alcohol-related problems are an often unrecognized challenge in working with older adults. Even without increasing their alcohol consumption from their younger years, older adults can experience increased effects of alcohol...


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Clinical Screening in the Geriatric Population

July 11, 2018, 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Katherine Krause (PGY5) and Dr. Mauli Mehta (PGY5), Geriatric Medicine, University of Toronto Learning Objectives 1)      To provide an understanding of the differences between screening and triage 2)      To discuss the importance of both screening and triage within...


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Senior Friendly Care – How to get started, no matter where you’re starting from

June 27, 2018, 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Barbara Liu, M.D., FRCP(C), FRCP(Edin) and Wendy Zeh, RN The Senior Friendly Care (sfCare) Framework provides a foundation for achieving the best possible outcomes for older adults. The Framework's guiding principles and defining statements collectively describe what senior...


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Delirium Screening in Clinical Practice – Mind the Gap!

March 13, 2018, 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Niamh O’Regan, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinician Researcher in Western University, London, Ontario. In this presentation, we will discuss why delirium screening is important, as well as the barriers to implementation. We will present the evidence for feasibility of...


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Geriatric Care at the Intersection of Medicine and Architecture

Feb 27, 2018, 12-1pm
Presented by Dr. Diana Anderson, MD, M. Arch, Healthcare Architect Healthcare design's recent revolution towards improved patient well-being and care delivery has remained similar for several decades. Can we disrupt our current design thinking by combining medicine and architecture in...


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The Evolution of Person-Centred Language with Responsive Behaviours

Feb 22, 2018, 12-1 pm
Presented by Deborah Brown, Nurse Practitioner, Senior Friendly Care Strategy and Mary-Lynn Peters, Clinical Manager, Professional Practice For patients experiencing neurological or developmental vulnerability -  actions, words, and gestures are a response to something important. These personal expressions have meaning and are a...


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