The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) and Health Promotion Canada (HPC) are collaborating on a series of webinars based on content from the book entitled “Promoting the Health of Older Adults: the Canadian Experience”.
This first webinar in the series will explore the opportunities and challenges to building healthy public policies that promote health equity for older Canadians. Policy and program developments to support the health of older adults will be discussed, with attention to systems and practices that create health inequities.
This 2021 book from Rootman et al. presents current research, context and lived expertise of older adults, framed around the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion.
This webinar is part of a series based on content from the book entitled Promoting the health of older adults: The Canadian experience. This first webinar in the series will explore the opportunities and challenges to building healthy public policies that promote health equity for older Canadians.
This systematic review article from Samji et al. explores the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of children and adolescents, including risk factors such as age, gender, neurodiversity, and chronic conditions. Interventions to mitigate short- and long-term negative impacts on mental health, including family and social supports, are described.
In this webinar from the Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre at Ryerson University, panelists discuss how age and ageism have factored in to the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers discuss how we can foster resilience individually to support seniors to be actors in social change during pandemic recovery.
This commentary article from Brooke and Jackson reviews how COVID-19 carries increased health risks, negative consequences of social isolation and stigma associated with age for older adults.
This manuscript from Ayalon et al. explores the intersection of ageism with the COVID-19 pandemic response, including ethics of healthcare decision making and negative impacts of social isolation.