Latest Past Events

AGE-WELL & APPTA Policy Rounds – Recruiting diverse older adults to research via an anti-oppression approach: A case study

Speaker: Dr. Paula Gardner, PhD. Asper Chair in Communication; Professor Communication Studies and Media Arts, McMaster University Description:  Black, indigenous and older adults of colour (BIPOC) are often reluctant to participate in research, given a long history of abuse, neglect and exploitation of BIPOC people in research and experiences with health care and technologies.  At […]

APPTA Policy Rounds Webinar – Prioritizing Mental Health and Well-Being: Unveiling Solutions for Long-Term Care Staff

Speaker: Dr. Carole Estabrooks, CM, PhD, RN, FRSC, FCAHS, FAAN, FCAN, Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta Description:  Join us for an insightful webinar that delves into the work of Long-Term Care (LTC) staff. For years, LTC staff have navigated through challenges stemming from a growing demographic, limited staffing, and insufficient funding, all while […]

APPTA policy Rounds: Community-Led Digital Literacy Training for Older Adults

Speaker: Dr. Brian Detlor, Professor & Area Chair (Information Systems), DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University Date: July 26, 2023 at 1:00-1:30 pm ET Description:  Despite the growing predominance of older adults in Canadian society, as a group, older adults are still less likely to make use of digital devices. Older adults’ limited use of […]