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Resources for Older Adults


Frailty Management in Primary Care: The CARES Model

  • Learn about the benefits of frailty management at the primary care level and how to implement the CARES model
  • Presenters: Dr Grace Parks and Dr Belinda Rodis

Creating a Virtual Palliative Care Unit in Northern BC

  • Factors for success and unique challenges inherent in a Shared Care project to create a Virtual Palliative Care Unit in Northern BC
  • Presenter: Dr. Inban Reddy, MB, MCFP (PC)

Other Resources

Frailty Prevention Toolkit

  • The Frailty Prevention Toolkit is intended for doctors to print and share to help initiate conversations with their patients
  • It includes a brochure and poster covering five key frailty prevention strategies: activity, vaccination, optimizing medications, interaction (I), and diet (AVOID)

Reducing the Risk of Frailty for Healthy Aging

  • With a growing population, frailty is becoming an increasingly critical challenge to the quality and enjoyment of life of many Canadians
  • Doctors of BC and the Joint Collaborative Committees are engaging with seniors by identifying early risk factors, supporting early interventions such as geriatric assessments, and encouraging social interaction and exercise