Developing Age-Inclusive Approaches

March 9, 2020 all-day
University of Toronto
(416) 978-0377

Developing Age-Inclusive Approaches: An Online Workshop for Healthcare and Other Professionals

When: March 9th to April 5th, 2020 (4 weeks) online weekly at your discretion

This workshop will be offered only if there is sufficient enrolment (sufficient enrolment decision deadline: Monday, March 2nd).

Week 1: Importance of age-inclusive approaches

  • What it mean to be age-inclusive
  • Differences between age-inclusive and age-friendly practices
  • Positive impacts of age-inclusive approaches
  • Conducting age-inclusive assessments

Week 2: The building blocks of age-inclusive spaces

  • 8 Domains of community and livability
  • Age-inclusive inclusive approaches in cities, long-term care, and community organizations
  • Creating an age-inclusive initiative in your practice

Week 3: Evaluating age-inclusive practices

  • Assessing needs for age-inclusive approaches
  • Developing indicators to measure age-inclusiveness
  • Available tools to support evaluation

Week 4: Successful age-inclusive approaches

  • Scaling up age-inclusive initiatives
  • Methods to build connections and strengthen engagement and sustainability
  • Age inclusive champions and examples of successful age-inclusive strategies and initiatives, including networking and funding opportunities

This workshop is hosted by the University of Toronto.

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