AGE Recognition Awards
The 2020 | 2021 awards celebrated resilience. We invited GPA Certified Coaches to send us their stories of resilience at the point of care during the pandemic. Read this story from a team at Halton Region.
10th Anniversary of our partnership in dementia education with Sheridan College
Since 2012, each new cohort of healthcare students receive GPA dementia education. Learn more about GPA at Sheridan in our press release.
January 21, 2022Advanced Gerontological Education (AGE) Inc. is extremely proud to announce the 10th year in its important dementia education partnership with Sheridan College. The first GPA Certified Coaches (CC) at Sheridan were certified in 2012. Every year since, on-site Coaches who... Learn More »
AGE Publishes Collaboratively in “Perspectives,” Journal of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association (CGNA)
January 10, 2022AGE Inc. recently published collaborative research in Perspectives, the Journal of the Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association (CGNA). Four nurse researchers independently reviewed de-identified video segments of three patients living with dementia. Each reviewer watched the segments twice, and each... Learn More »
December 3, 2021(Watch April’s Holiday Video or read her post below.) When I sat down to prepare my year in review message, the one word that kept coming to me was gratitude — for my team, for the Board, our partners... Learn More »
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The first step in our patient-centred approach to care is understanding the whole person.
Dr. Samir Sinha. Expert lead of the Ontario Seniors Strategy and founding Co-Chair of the Advisory Board for Canada's National Institute on Aging speaks about GPA.
Nouveau! GPA est maintenant disponible en français : Approches Douces et Persuasives (ADP) dans les soins aux personnes atteintes de démence. Regardez la vidéo pour en apprendre plus.
In collaboration with AGE and multiple educational partners, including the Division of Geriatric Medicine at McMaster University, a new geriatric curriculum has been launched – the Geriatric Certificate Program (GCP). Click here for more information.
A Tribute to our Past: The GPA Legacy Rose
The cradled rose is an element from our original Gentle Persuasive Approaches logo. It represents our belief in a gentle, nurturing and respectful response to caring for older persons. Although our logo has evolved over time, our approach remains firmly rooted in person-centred care.
“Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.”
– Victor Hugo
Photo credit: Gardener Hands. Photographer: Lesleigh Bahnmaier, Lenexa, Kansas.
Photo used with permission from the Landon Center on Aging “Images of Aging” photo contest © University of Kansas Medical Centre.