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Reimagining Aging and Restoring Trust in the Wake of COVID-19: The Work Ahead for the Continuum of Care and the Long-term Care System

Watch the March 22, 2021, DLSPH special online event "Reimagining Aging and Restoring Trust in the Wake of COVID-19," brought to you by the Boehm Lectures on Public Health and Healthcare and in collaboration with the Institute for Pandemics.

Watch the panel discuss topics and themes that are focused on aging and health, the standards and models of care as we age, healthcare worker burnout, the roles of families and caregivers, and many other issues and failures faced through the COVID-19 pandemic. Key issues explored by the panelists included:

  • What could our long-term care system look like moving forward?
  • How do you sustain healthy aging in your own home and community?
  • How do we empower caregivers and help with healthcare worker burnout?
  • How can we reimagine the system in the wake of COVID-19: standard of care, regulation, and redesigning our care system.

Moderated by: André Picard, Author, Health Reporter and Columnist, The Globe and Mail Featured


  • Dr. Nathan Stall, MD, Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, Sinai Health, PhD candidate, Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
  • Lisa Levin, CEO, AdvantAge Ontario Dr. Samir Sinha, MD, PhD, Director of Geriatrics, Sinai Health, Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
  • Donna Duncan, CEO, Ontario Long-Term Care Association
  • David Grabowski, Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
  • Remarks by: Adalsteinn Brown, Professor & Dean, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
  • Devora Greenspon, Treasurer, Ontario Association of Residents’ Councils Dee Lender, Executive Director, Ontario Associations of Residents’ Council

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