AGE Recognition Awards Cel
The 2020 | 2021 awards celebrate the resilience of GPA Certified Coaches and their teams. We invited Coaches to submit stories of GPA’s impact at the point of care during the pandemic. Read our latest story from Coach Mariam at Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga Hospital, Southern Ontario.
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Learn more about this position: Application deadline: Monday, April 18th, 2022.
News & Announcements
AGE Presents at CGNA 2023 in Niagara Falls, Ontario
April 28, 2023AGE presented at CGNA 2023 in Niagara Falls on April 20th, 21st, and 22nd. MIchele Bliss, AGE Clinical Education Specialist and Phyllis Fehr, International Dementia Advocate and Person Living with Dementia presented, “Focus on the Person. Exploring an Advocate’s Viewpoint... Learn More »
It’s National Volunteer Week and AGE Inc. is Happy to Celebrate Our Volunteers!
April 18, 2023During #NationalVolunteerWeek we want to take a moment to express our deep appreciation for the invaluable contributions of our Volunteer Board Members, Members of the GPA National Advisory Committee, the GPA Bathing Curriculum Development Committee, the R&D Committee and... Learn More »
Don Seymour appointed as Advanced Gerontological Education (AGE) Inc.’s new Executive Director
March 21, 2023HAMILTON, ON, March 21st, 2023. Advanced Gerontological Education (AGE) Inc. is a national not-for-profit social enterprise providing dementia-care education to healthcare staff and students working at the point of care with older adults. The organization is pleased to announce Don Seymour as... Learn More »
NOTE: Please refer to GPA Coach information page for certification prerequisites. Supporting documents must be uploaded at registration. Participation at a GPA Education Session is now a prerequisite for GPA Certified Coach Training. If you have not participated in a GPA Education Session within the last 24 months, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to access prior to attending the GPA Coach Training Workshop.
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.