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Different Strokes: Recovery triumphs and challenges at any age



I Stroke recovery across the ages
II Help needed
III A family affair
IV Stroke across the ages
V Where you live matters
VI Helping the helpers
VII Subtle and lasting effects
VIII Supporting stroke recovery at any age
IX Resources and programs

--Submitted by Dr Patrice Lindsay and Stephanie Lawrence, Heart & Stroke

I Stroke recovery across the ages

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network


London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Video Conference: Health Literacy in Diabetes Practice


14 locations across Ontario
December 1, 2011

Conference Partners:  Frontier College, Canadian Diabetes Association and Literacy Link South Central

Speaker:  Dr. Linda Shohet - The Centre for Literacy

Date:  Thursday December 1st, 2011

Time:  1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Locations and registration:

Conference Topics Include:

Online Resources Related to Feature 693

Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance Resources

Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (OCDPA) is dedicated to improving the health of all Ontarians. The Alliance envisions communities where population and individual health are supported by healthy societal conditions, public policies, and personal behaviours.  OCDPA resources include:

Addressing Healthier Living Conditions in your Community



I A Preventable Disease in Ontario
II Healthier Living is Key to Healthier Ontarians
III Addressing Healthier Living Conditions through Collective Action
IV Why these Messages?
V How to Use the Supporting Documents

-- Submitted by Hoi Ki Ding and Nousheen Kanji

I A Preventable Disease in Ontario

Print Resources Related to Feature 628


Jack, L., Liburd, L., Spencer, T. & Airhenbuwa, C.O. (2004). Understanding the environmental issues in diabetes self-management education research: A reexamination of 8 studies in community-based settings. Annals of Internal Medicine, 140 (11), 964-972.

Garrard, J., Lewis, B., Keleher, H., Tunny, N., Burke L., Harper, S. & Round, R. (2004). Planning for healthy communities: reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes through healthier environments and lifestyles. Melbourne: Victorian Government Department of Human Services.


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