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Garden Eating, Food and Harvesting, with Garden Jane 6:00 pm
Garden Eating, Food and Harvesting, with Garden Jane @ Balls Falls Conservation Area - Glen Elgin Room
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Session one of the New Fostering Lifetime Gardeners and Naturalists Workshop Series will cover: Working with garden or farm produce to share experiences of harvest time Harvesting with kids – which plant parts to eat, tastes to try, playing with food Ways to engage kids with every bite – How to make Wild Bites salads, Leaf Burritos + why kids love them Menu planning from from the garden Making pickles with toddlers and pre-schoolers Developing taste buds and a connection to a variety of healthy foods – at any age! Helping kids be safe in a partially edible garden setting (what they can eat and what they can’t) This session is hosted by ECCDC.
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Promoting Intersectoral Collaboration to Support Frail Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Community 12:00 pm
Promoting Intersectoral Collaboration to Support Frail Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Community @ Online
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experience higher rates of frailty at earlier ages than the general population. Collaboration between home care and developmental services sectors is important to support adults with IDD who are frail in the community. In this webinar, presenters will focus on the collaboration between Reena and the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network, and share “Call to Action” resources to support individuals, families, and providers in the context of frailty and IDD. This interactive webinar will provide information on: Frailty among adults with IDD Principles and recommendations to guide action on frailty Key elements of effective intersectoral collaboration in the context of supporting adults with IDD who are frail This webinar is hosted by the Centre for Studies in Aging and Health.
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Results Based Community Collaboration: Learnings from the Urgent Service Access Team (USAT) Initiative 1:00 pm
Results Based Community Collaboration: Learnings from the Urgent Service Access Team (USAT) Initiative @ Online
Nov 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join in hearing how four organizations collaborate to support their inter-agency clients by developing coordinated care plans and care transition pathways. This has resulted in a 53% reduction in Emergency Department visits. Together the USAT (Urgent Service Action Team) Project Management Team’s goal is to support USAT collaboration in working with clients and ensuring firm connection with primary health care, mental health and addiction services, and other resources that address the Social Determinants of Health. In this session, USAT leaders will share the Team’s experience in celebration of Community Health and Wellbeing Week 2019 theme of Connected Teams, Connected People, Connected Communities. Purpose of Webinar: Engage in knowledge about lessons learned by the Canadian Mental Health Association – Niagara Branch, Community Addiction Services of Niagara, Niagara Health, and Quest Community Health Centre as they collaboratively developed and supported the Urgent Service Access Team (USAT). This webinar is hosted by Niagara Connects.
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Youth and Vaping: Where Do We Go From Here? 7:00 pm
Youth and Vaping: Where Do We Go From Here? @ Online
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CAMH’s Nicotine Dependence Service is hosting a Facebook Live discussion about youth and vaping. The constantly evolving landscape around vaping has made it difficult to provide evidence-based and relevant advice to youth and their families. Our expert panel—including youth and physicians—will unpack some of the uncertainty around the subject in a live question-and-answer format. Topics will include: how to identify signs of vaping addiction strategies to reduce risks associated with vaping how to engage in a conversation with youth about vaping. Panelists: Dr. Trisha Tulloch, MD, FAAP, FRCPC (CAMH, SickKids) Dr. Amit Rotem, MD (CAMH) Dr. Peter Selby, MD, MBBS, CCFP, FCFP, MHSc, DipABAM, DFASAM (CAMH) Representatives from CAMH’s National Youth Advisory Council This event is hosted by CAMH’s Nicotine Dependence Service.
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Staying Healthy Across Your Lifespan – Tips and Lessons from Research 5:30 pm
Staying Healthy Across Your Lifespan – Tips and Lessons from Research @ Brock University - Sean O'Sullivan Theatre
Nov 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Staying Healthy Across Your Lifespan – Tips and Lessons from Research Presented by Brock University Professors Drs. Mike Holmes, Nota Klentrou and Wendy Ward along with a panel of student researchers. Are you interested in learning more about staying healthy while you age? Or learning more about keeping your family healthy? Are you looking for some strategies around how to include health in your life? Are you worried about your workplace health, bone health or physical health? Presenters will use their own research to explain key issues and evidence-based recommendations for healthy living. This event is free and open to the public. Limited seating available. Free parking will be provided in Lot D. Please RSVP online. This event is hosted by Brock University’s Lifespan Development Research Centre in partnership with the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences and the Centre for Bone and Muscle Health.
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