Aging Dementia Substitute Decision-Making
Developmental Disabilites Learning for Older Adults Family Caregivers
Aging and Developmental Disabilites Studies in Aging & Developmental Diabilities OPADD Partners
Health Ontario Colleges - DSW Diploma Other ADD Parterships

Other ADD Partnerships


Alberta Forum on Aging and Developmental Disabilities (AFADD)

Service providers and funding bodies share information and dialogue on support to older adults with intellectual disabilities.  For more information contact Bev Hill c/o SKILLS; #203 Parkington Place; 10408-124 Street; Edmonton, AB; T5N 1R5. Telephone: 780-496-9686.      E-mail:


Community Living Research Project - School of Social Work and Family Studies – University of British Columbia

The research project has completed literature reviews in four topic areas including services for seniors with a developmental disability.  The services for seniors literature review discusses a wide range of issues related to aging and access to the developmental services and seniors service systems.  The paper cites  research in several other countries as well as work of the Ontario Partnership on Aging and Developmental Disabilities and the Huron Trillium Partnership.

To view the paper click Services for Seniors with a Developmental Disability

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Nova Scotia Centre on Aging at Mount Saint Vincent University

The Nova Scotia Centre on Aging was established in April 1992 with a three-part mandate of research, education, and community consultation in age-related issues.  One of its current projects is Retirement Planning for Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities which involves cross sector representation.

The Next Stages Retirement Planning for Older Adults with a Developmental Disability

The Next Stages Retirement Planning for Older Adults with a Developmental Disability Project, has the primary goal of developing linkages between the disability and aging sectors in Nova Scotia.  The purpose is to promote social inclusion in retirement for the population of persons aging with a developmental disability. A number of documents pertaining to this initiative are available:

Retirement Planning Resource Guide

A Resource Guide containing information about topics related to retirement planning and aging for adults with a Developmental Disability with the focus being on Nova Scotia.

Retirement Planning Resource Guide

The Next Stage Needs Assessment Report (pdf)

Provincial Network Communication- October 2007 (pdf)

Provincial Network Communication- March 2008 (pdf)

Aging in Place Discussion Paper (pdf)

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