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3rd Annual Applied Research Education Day, OLTCA

Toronto, Ontario
November 23, 2011

1. Recent Developments in the Australian Aged Care System, Jeff Fiebig
12:45-1:15 p.m.
This presentation will explore the reform directions in care and services to older persons being set by the Australian government and the Productivity Commission. To register, click here

2. The Use of Nutritional Supplements in the Elderly, Aileen Burford-Mason, PhD
1:30-3:00 p.m.
This presentation will discuss the role of diet and nutritional supplements in promoting quality of care and quality of life for older adults. To register, click here
3. Chief Coroner Report Release, Roger Skinner, MD, CCFP(EM)
1:30-3:00 p.m.
This session will provide highlights of the 21st annual report of the Geriatric and LTC Review Committee.  A panel composed of a physician, a pharmacist, a lawyer and a long term care operator will respond to the recommendations.  To register, click here

4. Ontario Research Coalition Early Researchers Presentations
10:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
The Ontario Research Coalition of Research Institutes/Centres on Health and Aging funds masters or doctoral students, or clinical or postdoctoral fellows to the field of health and aging research. Find out what this year's Early Researchers are looking into!  Click here ( for a list of presenters.  To register, click here

5. Addressing the Challenges of an Aging Ethnic Population:  the case of Chinese seniors
12:45-1:15 p.m.
This presentation will discuss the results of recent research undertaken by Carefirst. To register, click here