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“Empowering Older Adults: Opportunities & Possibilities”

The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care Centre, Kingston

Friday, 25 May 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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Early Bird is available until March 29, 2018
25 May 2018 $90.00 $0.00
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25 May 2018 $125.00 $0.00
Students 25 May 2018 $75.00 $0.00

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This year's conference will focus on social isolation, poverty, and age-friendly communities. Keynote speaker Dr. Parminder Raina will speak to these themes as he shares findings from the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging. 

A list of speakers, title of their talk and a brief biography is avaialble

See FAQ below regarding your prepaid parking.

The full program details will be shared in the coming months as well as a call for poster presentations. Other topics include:

  • A Panel Discussion on Memory Loss Assessment including Driving 
  • New Community Initiatives: Paramedicine, OPP S.A.L.T 
  • Housing alternatives & NORC
  • Elder Abuse “Finding the Right Fit” & LGBTQ issues
  • Hamilton's Social Isolation Project
  • Research on Patient Experience with Dementia
  • Geriatric care competencies
  • Sexuality and Dementia
  • Poverty & Using the Poverty Tool in Practice
  • Deprescribing 
  • Marijuana Use: Risks and Benefits  

contact Gail Hawley Knowles for information



What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is no parking available at Providence Care Hospital as parking is for patients, family and staff.Parking for the conference is available at "no cost" to attendees providing you park at St. Lawrence College (SLC) at 100 Portsmouth Avenue.  Your email address will be provided to SLC and your will be contacted by them prior to the actualday of the conference.  Should you require parking in reserved “accessible”  parking please email: 

Gail Hawley Knowles

 What's the refund policy?

Refunds are available up to April 24, 2018

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

email  Gail Hawley Knowles


Have questions about “Empowering Older Adults: Opportunities & Possibilities” ? Contact The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care Centre, Kingston

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Providence Care Hospital
752 King Street West
Kingston, ON K7M 9A7

Friday, 25 May 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care Centre, Kingston

CSAH’s  mandate is to work in collaboration with both internal and external partners, to build knowledge, awareness and system capacity to promote successful aging, prevent or delay the expression of frailty and its harmful consequences and to improve care by supporting transformation in the organization of health services. CSAH  plays a leadership role in multiple ongoing research and KTE projects and activities and we have established a number of collaborative partnerships with other research and innovation organizations in aging and health across Ontario. Currently we are actively engaged in as Age Friendly Communities Outreach Program.

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