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  • Human Resource Capacity Building during COVID-19 Webinar

    On September 15, Global Ageing Network, Heritage Foundation and BDU Heritage Center for Gerontology will co-host a webinar focused on human resources capacity building during COVID-19. Three panelists will provide their input based on their roles at their organization and their countries. Rich Schutt from Providence Life Services will moderate

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  • Nursing Homes During COVID-19

    More than 80 percent of COVID-19 deaths in Canada are from nursing homes or long term care facilities. Around the world, the percentage of deaths in nursing homes remains high.  In nursing homes in Australia, there have been outbreaks in 80 aged care facilities.  Despite warnings that older adults in

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  • Support For Those Living With Dementia Webinar

    On July 21, 2020 Global Ageing Network, Heritage Foundation and BDU Heritage Center for Gerontology  co-hosted a webinar focused on dementia care in the midst of COVID. Four distinguished panelists each provided their perspectives based on their distinct roles and countries. Dr Al Power, U.S.-based gerontologist, described the benefits to

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  • Nursing Home Staff During COVID-19

    Dr. Kathy McGilton is a Senior scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute University Health Network and a professor at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. She is an active presenter for The Global Ageing Network, and her most recent work with GAN includes speaking at the

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  • July 8th Day of Remembrance Reflection

    On this day of remembrance, I have an image of a candle vivid in my mind. On its own, a candle brings a small flicker of light, yet it is a source that shines even stronger the darker it is. No matter where you live in this world, a candle

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