ConnectABILITY

The Red Flags of Aging

Selected presentations from a daylong conference focusing on the concerns and support needs of people with a developmental disability who are aging. Held on June 28, 2012 in Toronto.

Master of Ceremony: Colin Hamilton

The sessions included here are:

The 3 D’s

Presenter: Therese Lawlor

Understanding and recognizing the 3 D’s (Dementia, Delirium and Depression). What are they? How are they diagnosed? How are they different?

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Additional Resources:

Nutrition and Related Concerns

Presenter: Susan Hui

Some of the common concerns around nutrition and eating as they relate to aging and some strategies that can be used to help maintain the nutritional level of those we support.

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Community Care Access Centre

Presenter: Jennifer Scott

The role of the CCAC has been enhanced to become a system navigator to provide a one stop access point for in home health care and community based services for the residents of Ontario.

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