February 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
900 Clark Ave West
Do you enjoy hearing about the latest thought-provoking research? The Scholars’ Hub speaker series features discussions on a broad range of topics, with engaging lectures from some of York’s best minds. The Scholars’ Hub events are done in partnership with Vaughan Public Library, Markham Public Library, and Aurora Public Library. We invite students, alumni and all members of the community to join us.
Aging and dementia care: closer to home
Dr. Guy Proulx (Director, Glendon Centre for Cognitive Health (GCCH))
Living older and healthier is possible. Close to one million Canadians are in the 84 to 94 age group. Although an average of 30% have three chronic diseases, we are witnessing a new era in healthcare. The aging population, including those with dementia, are requesting care and services closer to home. What can we do to ensure that the need for more aging- and dementia-friendly communities is met?