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Resources

External links are provided for the convenience of readers.


Canadian Gerontological Nurses’ Association (CGNA) - Perspectives Journal – Perspectives_Journal.html


Call for submissions for Perspectives journal - Perspectives call for manuscripts from clinicians


CGNA Webinars (GNABC members can access the CGNA archived webinars for FREE!)

  • To access the FREE archived CGNA webinars, go to the CGNA website and sign in: https://cgna.net/Home_Page.php

  • Live webinars include a fee with registration. Please note what time zone the webinar is advertised in.

CGNA Standards of Practice…click here Standards_of_Practice.html


Lillian Hung has shared some helpful and fun websites for Gerontological Nurses… click here to access her list: 


Thanks to Marie Villeza for sending along these useful links:

The Most Common In-Home Injuries for Seniors and How to Prevent Them
https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/senior-home-injuries-and-prevention/

How to Reduce Hoarding and Clutter to Prevent Falls
https://blog.mavencare.com/home-care-resources/how-to-reduce-hoarding-and-clutter-to-prevent-falls

How to Remodel for Accessibility
https://www.angieslist.com/articles/how-remodel-accessibility.htm

How to Make & Pay for Home Modifications to Enable Aging in Place
https://www.payingforseniorcare.com/home-modifications/how-to-pay-for-home-mods.html

Top 7 Garage Safety Hazards that You Shouldn’t Be Ignoring
https://www.garageliving.com/blog/garage-safety-hazards/

Making Aging in Place Easier with Digital Health Technology
https://www.verywellhealth.com/aging-in-place-with-digital-health-technology-1739219


Relevant Associations

Canadian Nurses Association

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of British Columbia (NNPBC)

Licensed Practical Nurses Association of British Columbia (LPNABC)

British Columbia Psychogeriatric Association

Canadian Association on Gerontology

Regulatory Colleges

British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)

Research

BC Support Unit (The BC SUPPORT (Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials) Unit is a multi-partner organization created to support, streamline and increase patient-oriented research throughout British Columbia)

Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) – Young Onset Dementia

Educational

National Institute on Aging \”Why Population Aging Matters”\ A global perspective

“Joy” http://surveybcseniors.org/memory-short-documentary/ or https://vimeo.com/138025470

Memory of a faded mind: a daughter explores her mother’s life and declining health. This short documentary film relives the life of Joy, a beautiful English mother. Narrated by the delightfully soft voice of her eldest daughter (Jude), the waves of emotion carry you through her story.

Acute Care Geriatric Nurses Network

Connecting Learners with Knowledge

The Portal for Geriatric Online Education

University of Iowa Geriatric Lecture Series


 Abbotsford Division Long Term Care Program

Dementia in the 21st Century: Approaches to the Management of the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in Residential Care –

The 5 conference videos are posted to the Abbotsford Division’s Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLNpxaqHBe0JeEyI9ER1nJg?view_as=subscriber

 The videos include presentations on:

  • What is BPSD

  • Family and Resident-Centered Care

  • Polypharmacy reduction approaches

  • Medication use to help manage BPSDComplementary methods (e.g. P.I.E.C.E.S, technology) to help manage BPSD

Other Resources

 A Dementia Strategy for Canada: Together We Aspire

Aging Well

 BC Seniors Guide, click herebc-seniors-guide-11th-edition.pdf

  • The BC Seniors’ Guide is a book-style compilation of information and resources to help us all plan for and live a healthy lifestyle as we age. It includes information on provincial and federal programs, with sections on benefits, health, lifestyle, housing, transportation, finances, safety and security, and other services. 

Agewell Chataqua Project

Alzheimer Society of BC

Canadian Centre Elder Law

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives- BC Office 

BC’s Seniors Advocate

Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH)

National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly

Parkinson Society of British Columbia

British Columbia Ombudsperson

Seniors BC

Sexuality and People in Residential Aged Care (a resource from Australia)

Veterans Affairs Canada