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Journal Articles

McDonald, L., Hitzig, S.L., Pillemer, K.A., Lachs, M.S., Beaulieu, M., Brownell, P., Burnes, D., Caspi, E., Du Mont, J., Gadsby, R., Goergen, T., Gutman, G., Hirst, S.P., Holmes, C., Khattak, S., Lowenstein, A., McNeil, S., Mirza, R.M., Moorhouse, A., Podnieks, E., Rideout, R., Robitaille, A., Rochon, P., Rosenberg, J., Sheppard, C., Tamblyn Watts, L., & Thomas, C. (2015). Developing a research agenda on resident-to-resident aggression: Recommendations from a consensus conference.  Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 27, 146–167.

McDonald, L., Sheppard, C., Hitzig, S.L., Spalter, T., Mathur, A.,  & Singh, J.M. (2015). Resident-to resident abuse: A scoping review. Journal on Canadian Aging, 34(2), 215-36.

Sheppard, C., McArthur, C., & Hitzig, S.L. (in press). A systematic review on the efficacy of Montessori Methods for dementia. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

Presentations

Neves, B., & Munteanu, C.  Digital Tools to Assist in the Care of Frail Seniors: A Critical Review. Invited talk at Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, ON, October 20, 2015.

McDonald, L. Research from the Institute for the Life Course and Aging to Address the Needs of an Aging Population. Invited Address for Division 20 – Adult Development and Aging – at the 2015 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. August 6-9, 2015, Toronto, ON.

Hitzig, S.L. & Paradis, E. Managing national and international research teams. Invited presentation to the Graduate Students Workshop Series, University of Toronto – Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, Toronto, ON, April 23, 2015.

McDonald,L., Baecker, R., Beaulieu, M., Donahue, P., Fuller-Thomson, E., Gutman, G., Iris, M., Kobayashi, K., Kryzanowski, L., Lowenstein, A., Mackenzie, C., Marziali, E., Rietschlin, J., Tamblyn-Watts, L., Wideman, G., Spalter ,T., Hitzig, S.L., & Mirza, R. Promoting & Evaluating Use of Digital Pocket Tools for Elder Abuse Screening and Response. Presentation at the Panamerican Congress of Gerontologia and Geriatrics, Cartagena de Indias, March 26 to 29 of 2014.

Neves, B. Technologies to reduce social isolation and loneliness among older adults – Bridging Generations. Seminar at the Sunshine Center for LGBT Older Adults, Toronto, ON, March 25, 2015.

McDonald, L. Ageing and the Care of the Elderly in Canada and the Role of NICE. Invited presentation to the Public Servants Hospital IAMSPE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 9 2015.

McDonald, L. National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly:  Model, Tools, and Activities. Invited presentation to the University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 10, 2015.

McDonald, L. National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly:  Model, Tools, and Activities. Invited presentation at the University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 12, 2015.

Neves, B., & Munteanu, C. Technologies for Aging Gracefully – Bridging Generations. The Conference Board of Canada, Toronto, ON. February 19, 2015.

Baecker, B., & Neves, B. Technologies for Aging Gracefully, Invited Lecture, Institute for Life Course and Aging, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, November 27, 2014.

Baecker, B., & Neves, B. Technologies for Aging Gracefully, Invited Lecture, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, October 31, 2014.

McDonald, L. Elder Abuse and NICE, Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse. Toronto, ON, December 12, 2013.

Hitzig, S.L., & McDonald, L.  Knowledge mobilization for older adults in the community: Evaluation of NICE pocket tools.  Invited presentation to the Integrated Planning, Reporting, and Accountabilities Branch of the Government of New Brunswick.  Fredericton, NB, November 27th, 2013.

McDonald, L., Spalter, T., Hitzig, S.L., Tamblyn Watts, L.  Strategies for knowledge transfer and exchange in aging.  Workshop presented at the 42nd Annual Scientific and Education Meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology.  Halifax, NS.  October 17-19, 2013.

McDonald, L. Online evidence-based information tools for older adults.  Presentation given at the symposium on ‘Using technology for the care of older adults’ at the 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics: Digital Ageing: A New Horizon for Health Care and Active Ageing. Seoul, Korea, June 23-27, 2013.

Spalter, T., & Hitzig, S.L. An overview of NICE social pocket tools.  Invited presentation to Baycrest, Department of Social Work, Toronto, ON, March 12, 2013.

Watts, L, & McDonald, L. Evaluation of the effectiveness and knowledge mobilization pocket tools. Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum, Ottawa, Ontario, June 19-20, 2012.

Posters

Serenko, N., Syed, M., Spalter, T., Hitzig, S.L. & McDonald, L. Abuse and aggression in long-term care facilities. Poster to be presented at the Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange, Toronto, ON, May 28, 2015.

Glass, S., Sheppard, C. & Hitzig, S.L. A scoping review on the use of Montessori Methods for older adults with dementia.  Poster presented at the Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange, Toronto, ON, May 28, 2015

Sheppard, C., McArthur, C., Glass, S. & Hitzig, S.L. A systematic review on the efficacy of Montessori Methods for dementia. Poster presented at the Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange, Toronto, ON, May 28, 2015.

McDonald, L., Hitzig, S.L., Sheppard, C. & Spalter, T. Resident-to-resident elder abuse: The Canadian landscape.  Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America’s 67th Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, November 5-9, 2014.

Syed, M.A., Moorhouse, A., Hitzig, S.L. & McDonald, L.  A review of knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) initiatives in community-based settings for older adults.  Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, Niagara Fall, ON, October 16-18, 2014.

Glass, S., Sheppard, C. & Hitzig, S.L. A scoping review on the use of Montessori Methods for older adults with dementia.  Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, Niagara Fall, ON, October 16-18, 2014.

Syed, M.A., Moorhouse, A., Hitzig, S.L. & McDonald, L.  A review of knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) initiatives in community-based settings for older adults.  Poster presented at the Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange, Toronto, ON.  May 21, 2014.

Hitzig, S.L., Sheppard, C., Singh, J.M., Mathur, A., Spalter, T. & McDonald, L.  Resident-to-resident elder abuse: A scoping review.  Poster presented at the 42nd Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, Halifax, NS, October 17-21, 2013.

McDonald, L., Baecker, R., Beaulieu, M., Donanue, P., Fuller-Thomson, E., Gutman, G., Iris, M., Kobayashi, K., Kryzanowski, L., Lowenstein, A., Mackenzie, C., Marziali, E., Rietschlin, J., Tamblyn-Watts, L., Wideman, G.,  Spalter, T., Hitzig, S.L., & Mirza, R.  A knowledge transfer initiative promoting digital social pocket tools for health aging.  Poster presented at the 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics: Digital Ageing: A New Horizon for Health Care and Active Ageing. Seoul, Korea, June 23-27, 2013.

McDonald, L., Baecker, R., Beaulieu, M., Donanue, P., Fuller-Thomson, E., Gutman, G., Iris, M., Kobayashi, K., Kryzanowski, L., Lowenstein, A., Mackenzie, C., Marziali, E., Rietschlin, J., Tamblyn-Watts, L., Wideman, G.,  Spalter, T., Hitzig, S.L., & Mirza, R. The development of the NICE pocket tools – A knowledge exchange project.  Poster presented at the 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics: Digital Ageing: A New Horizon for Health Care and Active Ageing. Seoul, Korea, June 23-27, 2013.

Sheppard, C., Singh Mukhi, J., Mathur, A., Spalter, T., Hitzig, S.L. & McDonald, L.  A scoping review on resident- to-resident elder abuse.  Poster presented at the Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange, Toronto, ON, May 23, 2013.

Spalter, T., Hitzig, S.L. & McDonald, L. Conceptual model of aging-related knowledge transfer: Promoting and evaluating NICE pocket tools.  Poster presented at the GTA Best Practices Research Day 2013: Beyond the Traditional, New Ideas, New Roles, Toronto, ON, February 25, 2013.