Who is the NICE Learning Series on Aging for?

The NICE Learning Series on Aging will increase your knowledge and deepen your understanding on a variety of topics related to aging. You will be joining learners from all walks of life, including older adults, healthcare professionals, caregivers, university students, and life-long learners. Join us as we learn from professionals in the field of aging as well as those with lived experience.

What is included with your monthly subscription?

  • Access to weekly live webinars where you can ask questions and interact with this month's instructor.

  • Access to all previous courses in our archive to complete at your own pace.

  • Access to 'NICE Learning Series On Aging' Facebook group to connect with your colleagues.

What does each course include?

  • Live webinar classes

  • Online discussions with like minded learners

  • Weekly assignments to reinforce your knowledge

  • Bonus materials and tools

Join Us

Access all of the courses in The Learning Series On Aging!

Our Instuctors

Senior Instructor

Marilyn White-Campbell

Marilyn White-Campbell is a Clinical Geriatric Addictions Specialist with Baycrest Long Term Care Behavioural Support Outreach teams. She is the provincial lead for BSO BrainXchange Older Adult Substance Use Collaborative. Marilyn is a co-investigator with CCSMH which established 4 national clinical best practice guidelines for SUD’s in older adults including Alcohol, Benzodiazepines, Cannabis and Opiates and is co-chair for the alcohol working group. She is the recipient of the Ontario Psychogeriatric Award of Excellence. She is the recipient of the inaugural 2018 CAGP/CCSMH Seniors’ Mental Health Outstanding Care & Integrative Practice Award from the Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry. With over 33 years clinical experience working with older adults with SUD’s she is recognized as a pioneer in the field of Geriatric Addictions. Marilyn and the BSO Substance Use collaborative have developed a provincial Cannabis fact sheet for Older Adults “ Know the Facts”

Senior Associate

Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller is now a Senior Associate with the Canadian Urban Institute, researching the impact of aging and mobility in relation to the built environment. In this role, Glenn builds on work undertaken for the Public Health Agency of Canada (Taking Age Friendly Communities Mainstream), Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (Housing Older Canadians – with SHS Consulting), and the Region of Waterloo (Supporting the Big Shift with Age-Friendly Development). Glenn holds a masters in urban planning from McGill’s School of Urban Planning and an Honours B.A. in Urban Studies from Concordia University. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Planners and for 25 years was editor of the Ontario Planning Journal (1986-2011), the professional practice magazine of the Ontario Professional Planners Institute.

Senior Instructor

Martin Krajcik

Martin Krajcik (pronouns he, him, his) is an educator in equity, diversity and inclusion. His primary focus is identifying the issues affecting 2SLGBTQI (Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Questioning and Intersex) people as well as implementing projects and making recommendations for the ways that governments, institutions, and individuals can take action to combat homophobia, biphobia and transphobia and other intersecting oppressions and to improve the well-being of the 2SLGBTQI community globally. Having been educated in social work at the master’s level, for over twenty years, Martin has been involved in working as a human rights instructor, mentor and developer of educational concepts. He has delivered workshops to service providers, social workers, nurses and doctors, police officers, teachers, school administrators, as well as to members of the public, with a goal to create safer and more accepting spaces and communities for 2SLGBTQI people to make their lives affirmed, visible and celebrated.

Who Are We? We're NICE!

The National Initiative for the Care Of the Elderly (NICE) is an international network of researchers, practitioners, and students dedicated to improving the care of older adults, both in Canada and abroad.

Our members represent a broad spectrum of disciplines and professions, including geriatric medicine, gerontological nursing, gerontological social work, gerontology, rehabilitation science, sociology, psychology, policy, law and older adults themselves and their caregivers.

We are excited to bring experts in aging issues.


FAQ

  • Who teaches the courses?

    Each of our courses are led by some of the world's top thinkers in the ageing field. Each instructor brings with them an innovative approach to their course topics to arm students with the thinking and tools needed to improve the senior experience.

  • What is the course format and how is it delivered?

    Expect a mix of recorded lessons and live classes taught by the instructor. Miss a livestream? No problem. All livestreams are recorded and available on demand. You’ll also participate in animated online discussions and be able to work on assignments to increase your knowledge retention.

  • Can I attend with my team?

    We love working with teams! If you’re a team of seven or more and are interested in a course, email teams@nicelearningseries.com for more information.

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