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NEWSLETTER
September-October 2018

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NOUS SOMMES FIERS
LAUNCH
CREGÉS Website

We invite you to consult CREGÉS ' new bilingual website (Phase 1).
In English: www.creges.ca/?lang=en
In French: www.creges.ca

 
Thematic Day
Les vieillissements sous la loupe. Entre mythes et réalités
On October 26th, nearly a hundred participants took part in this activity organized by the partnership research team Vieillissements, exclusions sociales et solidarités (VIES) and the CREGÉS. This event, which followed the launch of the collective work "Les vieillissements sous la loupe. Entre mythes et réalités", aimed to present and deconstruct some myths in the context of an activity open to the general public.

Program

*Presentation material (PDF) and audio clips of the presentations will soon be available online.
*Paper on the collective work in the Policy Options digital magazine produced by the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP).
 
Cout Me In! Program
Promoting Senior’s Mental Health and Community Participation
On October 24th, a meeting of representatives of community organizations and residential resources participated in an information session on the Count Me In! program, a new program co-produced by the CREGÉS and the partnership research team Vieillissements, exclusions sociales et solidarités (VIES) to promote the social participation of seniors in the community and to prevent isolation.

Download the program (free)
See the video capsules
Video capsule ''Feedback from the Count Me In! Program''

NEWS
 
Public Consultations
Universal accessibility
The Ville de Montréal​ is organizing a public consultation as part of the renewal of its Universal Accessibility Action Plan. It will be possible to give your opinion during the 6 meetings in Montreal, via the https://www.realisonsmtl.ca/ platform and via a support phone line.

Deadline: November 30th, 2018
Information
 
For more information…
We invite you to consult the fact sheets prepared by the Table de concertation des aînés de l'île de Montréal (TCAIM) as part of the consultations on the MADA Plan:


CALL
for proposals

 
Revue Gérontologie
et société
The Gérontologie et société journal calls for papers entitled "Aidants : reconnaissances, engagements et expériences " aimed at:
1) questioning institutional recognition and policy of helping caregivers;
2) defining and informing the notion of caregivers and;
3) understand the nature of their commitments and their experience of aid and its different dimensions.

Deadline: 1st March, 2018
Information
 

Global Carework Summit
As part of the 2nd Global CareWorks Summit that will take place in Toronto in June 2019, the Carework Network is calling for panels, workshops, and articles to be published in the International Journal of Care and Caring on theses proposed topics:
1) The growth of precarious and low-paid work in the context of informal and formal care work;
2) Technology and maintenance;
3) Immigration and care;
4) The evolution of family and care.

Deadline: December 1st, 2018
Information


 
 
PUBLICATIONS OF INTEREST
 
État des connaissances. Qualité du milieu de vie en centre d’hébergement et de soins de longue durée pour les personnes âgées en perte d’autonomie
(October 2018)

This document published by the Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) describes, based on the evidence, what is a quality living environment in a CHSLD (or its equivalent).

This publication follows a request from the MSSS as part of a review of the quality of life assessment visits to CHSLDs.

Three questions are addressed: 1) What are the characteristics of a quality living environment in a CHSLD? 2) What are the impacts of a quality living environment on residents, their families, staff and the institution? 3) What are the evaluation methods for a quality living environment?

Information


Portrait de la situation. L’accessibilité aux services de santé et aux services sociaux au Québec (septembre 2018)

In this "Atlas of Accessibility" prepared by researchers from the École de la santé publique (ESPUM) and the Institut de recherche en santé publique (IRSPUM) (IRSPUM) of the Université de Montréal, we detail the accessibility of different services provided by the 22 CISSS-CIUSSS of Quebec.

This study aimed to verify whether the creation of CISSS-CIUSSS as part of the recent reform had made it possible to improve accessibility to health and social services. The authors note that over the past three years, for some categories of care, particularly for mental health care and services to disadvantaged populations, access is still problematic.

Information

 

PARLONS DE GÉRONTOLOGIE SOCIALE

**This selection represents a sample of scientific publications by CREGÉS members. For more publications or information on events and calls for proposals in social gerontology, subscribe to our Social Gerontology Scientific Alert.

Leibing, A. (2018). On Heroes, Alzheimer’s, and Fallacies of Care : Stories of Utopia and Commitment. In: Kulturen der Sorge: Wie unsere Gesellschaft ein Leben mit Demenz ermöglichen kann. Harm-Peer Zimmermann (Hg.), Campus Verlag (New York), 565 pages
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Leibing, A. (2018).
Situated Prevention: Framing the "New Dementia". Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics: a Journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 46 (3): 704-716 | DOI: 10.1177/1073110518804232
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Sawchuk, K., Lafontaine, C. (2018).
Activist Aging: The Tactical Theatrics of RECAA. In: Chazan, M., Baldwin, M., Evans, P. (eds) Unsettling Activisms: Critical Interventions on Aging, Gender, and Social Change. Women’s Press, an inprint of CSP Books Inc. (Toronto, Vancouver), 290 pages
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Lafontaine, C., Sawchuk, K. (2018).
Promising Practices in Collaborative Digital Literacy and Digital Media-Making with Older Adults. In: Zhou J., Salvendy G. (eds) Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Acceptance, Communication and Participation. ITAP 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10926. Springer, Cham | DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-92034-4_37
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Kempeneers, M., Van Pevenage, I., B. Dandurand, R. (2018).
Les solidarités familiales sous l’angle du travail : un siècle au Québec. Nouvelles questions féministes – Revue international francophone, 37, 14-30 | DOI: 10.3917/nqf.371.0014 
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Simard, J. (2018).
Politiques publiques et vieillissement: les mesures pour faciliter l'accès à des logements abordables sont-elles adéquates ? Capsule thématique. Réseau de recherche et de connaissances sur la ville et l’urbain.
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Silva-Ramirez, R., Carrière, Y., Gagnon, Y. (2018).
Parenthood, conjugal trajectory and self-reported age of retirement in Canada. A survival analysis. Poster. Conference: PAA 2018 - Annual meeting
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Lynn McClearyEmail, L., N. Thompson, G., Venturato, L., Wickson-Griffiths, A., Hunter, P., Sussman, T. and S. Kaasalainen (2018).
Meaningful connections in dementia end of life care in long term care homes, BMC Psychiatry, 18(307) | DOI: 10.1186/s12888-018-1882-9
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Thompson, G., Shindruk, C., Wickson-Griffiths, A., Sussman, T. et al. (2018).
"Who would want to die like that?" Perspectives on dying alone in a long-term care setting. Death Stud. 12, 1-12. | DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2018.1491484
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