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Seeing the Forest (Plot) for the Trees—the Importance of Evidence Synthesis in Older Adult Care

Oxford Academic

Seeing the forest (plot) for the trees—the importance of evidence synthesis in older adult care

New Horizons in Evidence Synthesis for Older Adults

Oxford Academic

Evidence synthesis, embedded within a systematic review of the literature, is a well-established approach for collating and combining all the relevant information on a particular research question. A robust synthesis can establish the evidence base, which underpins best practice guidance

Evidence Summary: Enteral Tube Feeding for People With Severe Dementia

McMaster University

The balance of benefits and harms associated with enteral tube feeding for people with severe dementia is not clear. An increasing number of guidelines highlight the lack of evidenced benefit and potential risks of enteral tube feeding. In some areas of the world, the use of enteral tube feeding is decreasing, and in other areas it is increasing.

Recorded Webinar: Dementia Risk Reduction: A How-to Guide

McMaster University

Drs. Anthony Levinson and Richard Sztramko discuss dementia and how you can decrease your personal risk of developing it by addressing various modifiable risk factors.

Community Conversations Project

SFU Aging in the Right Place

Click HERE to learn moreCommunity Conversations ProjectThe Community Conversations project is a sub-project of the Aging in the Right Place (AIRP) Partnership. In response to the AIRP project’s Lived Expertise Advisors’ interests and experiences, the Community Conversations project was started

[Resource] Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation

The US Surgeon General Advisory

Loneliness is far more than just a bad feeling—it harms both individual and societal health. It is associated with a greater risk of cardiovascular disease, dementia, stroke, depression, anxiety, and premature death. The mortality impact of being socially disconnected is similar to that caused by

[Resource] Neighbourhood Toolkit - Ideas, strategies and resources to strengthen seniors’ social connection in neighbourhoods

Government of Canada

This toolkit brings together ideas, strategies and resources to strengthen social connections among seniors and others in their neighbourhoods. It will be useful to local community interest groups including neighbourhood associations, seniors’ organizations, community services, faith-based groups,

Older adults and social prescribing experience, outcomes, and processes: a meta-aggregation systematic review

Grover S., Sandhu P., Nijjar G. et al.

Attached is a systematic review of older adults' and providers' experiences with social prescribing, aiming to guide future research, practice, and policy. The synthesis emphasizes the need for person-centered approaches, the importance of relationships between link workers and older adults, and the

Survey Results: National Caregiving Survey – Summary of findings

Canadian Centre for Caregiving Excellence

To better understand the current experiences of caregivers and care providers across Canada, the Canadian Centre for Caregiving Excellence worked with Leger Communications to develop and deliver a pan-Canadian survey.


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