Aging Issues

Additional Resources

Workshop on Aging; Breaking Down the Barriers, Decision Making, Self Determination - June 2, 2010

http://www.community-networks.ca/en/VCHandouts?mid=ctl00_MainMenu_ctl00_TheMenu-menuItem011#2010

L’Arche Community Website for Aging with a Developmental Disability – Full of resources and information on supporting people as they age.

http://www.aging-and-disability.org/

Local Health Integration Networks-collaborative relationships and health system integration.

http://www.lhins.on.ca/FindYourLHIN.aspx

Waterloo, Wellington LHIN-Health care information for Waterloo, Wellington Region.

 http://www.waterloowellingtonlhin.on.ca/

Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant LHIN-local health service information.

 http://www.hnhblhin.on.ca/

Peel, Halton LHIN-local health care information for Peel and Halton regions.

http://www.mississaugahaltonlhin.on.ca/

Ministry of Health & Long Term Care-Government Health Services in Ontario.

http://www.health.gov.on.ca/transformation/lhin/lhin_mn.html

Resource Centre on Aging and Developmental Disabilities in the US

http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/subhome/12/n/7

The Roeher Institute. A Policy Research Institute with many publications available via their web site at reasonable costs.

http://www.roeher.ca/

Rehabilitation Research and Training Centre on Aging with Developmental Disabilities. Provides research, education and many free publications.

www.ulc.edu/orgs/rrtcamr/

Aging with Developmental Disabilities – Meeting Social and Recreational Needs

www.ici.umn.edu/products/impact/162/over8.html

Journal on Developmental Disabilities – Living and Aging with a Developmental Disability: Perspectives of Individuals, Family Members and Service Providers.

www.oadd.icomm.ca/publications/journal/issues/vol10no1/salvatori_etal.html

ODSP-Ontario Disability information

Also a link to funding with New Horizons for people supporting seniors

http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/oas-cpp/index.shtml

http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/community_partnerships/seniors/nhsp/ca/cfp/guide/page00.shtml#wca

CCAC-Community Care Access Centre

http://www.ccac-ont.ca/ or www.310CAC.ca

Social Planning Councils-cultivate community knowledge to advance social justice.

www.waterlooregion.org/spc/kw/.

Alzheimer’s Knowledge Exchange-information and resources for those with Alzheimer’s Disease

http://www.akeresourcecentre.org/BSS

L’Arche Canada Website-healthy aging, changing needs and complex palliative care information for the disabled whom are aging.

http://www.aging-and-disability.org/

Self administered cognitive screening test

http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/338/jun08_3/b2030

A Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario –a guide for seniors that includes health information, financial information and services for seniors.

http://canadaseniorsguide.com/

Ontario Partnership on Aging and Developmental Disabilities-an informal partnership of service providers in long-term care and developmental disabilities.

http://www.opadd.on.ca

The Canadian Women’s Health Network-Women with Disabilities

http://dawn.thot.net/disability_stats.html  

Aging and Disability-Practical tools to face the challenger of aging with grace and dignity.

http://www.aging-and-disability.org/en/home

Government of Canada-Health Care Portal-Wide range of information, publications and studies on aging, developmental disabilities and general health care issues.

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index-eng.php

University of Western Ontario-Developmental Disabilities Division (DDD)-Access to the DDD Clinical Bulletin that publishes articles on developmental disabilities; training and education opportunities and links to many related web sites.

http://www.ddd.uwo.ca

Access aging resources at

http://ddd.uwo.ca/resources/aging.html

Impact Online Magazine-See the Feature Issue on Aging and People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Winter 2010).

http://www.ici.umn.edu/products/impact/231

Seniors Health Research Transfer Network-Access the Aging and Developmental Disabilities Community of Practice

http://beta.shrtn.on.ca/nodes/shrtn-ke/cop/content/2

-OPPAD (Ontario Partnership on Aging and Developmental Disabilities)

-ACELAW (Advocacy Centre for the Elderly)

-NACA (National Advisory Council on Aging)

-HCCA (Health Care Consent Act)

-SDA (Substitute Decisions Act)

Age Friendly Communities-Principles, building blocks and resources for moving your organization and community towards an age friendly approach.

http://afc.uwaterloo.ca/index.html

Resource Centre on Aging and Developmental Disabilities

www.dhh.stat.la.us/offices/?ID=143


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