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Aging & Seniors Resources from Health Canada


OHPE Bulletin #40.1 February 6, 1998

A. Experience in Action: A Community Dissemination Kit
1. The Kit Includes
2. Using the Materials -
a) Extending the Dialogue
b) Applying the Lessons
c) The Big question - Where to go from here?
d) A Checklist for Effective Leadership & Consensus Building
3. Where to order the Kit

B. The Safe Living Guide: Home Safety for Seniors

C. Aging Vignettes from NACA

D. NACA Position on Determining Health Care Priorities

Developing Nutrition Month Campaigns


OHPE Bulletin #38.1 January 23, 1998

A. And The Twelve Steps Are...
B. Creative Strategies For Nutrition Month
C. Decide Who You Want To Reach And Get To Know Them (Step 3)
D. Figure Out The Best Ways To Reach Your Audience (Step 6)
E. Get Going On Your Message (Step 8)
F. Evaluate What You've Done (Step 12)

Media Literacy


OHPE Bulletin #37.1 January 16, 1998

A. What is Media Literacy? Why is it Important

B. A Brief History of Media Literacy in Canada

C. Media Literacy Organizations & Web-sites

1. Media Awareness Network

2. MediaWatch Canada

3. The Jesuit Communication Project

4. Assoc. for Media Literacy (Ontario)

5. Alliance for Children & Television (ACT)

6. Adbusters

7. Regional Activities - Media Aware of Barrie

8. U.S. - Media Literacy Online Project (UOregon)

This feature has been compiled and prepared by Suzanne Schwenger of the Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse. Suzanne notes that she was particularly inspired by the presentation of Media Aware Barrie at last week's Best Start conference in Toronto. She then researched the great variety of organizations and their web-sites to prepare this special feature. We are grateful for her many comprehensive and timely contributions to the Ontario Health Promotion Email Bulletin.

Medical, Health Promotion & Public Health Journals


OHPE Bulletin #33.1 December 12, 1997

A. How to Write An Article for a Medical Journal

B. Examples of "Instructions to Authors"

1. Canadian Medical Association Journal

2. Health Promotion International

C. Public Health Related Journals On the Internet

D. Headline News Summary of Health Stories

Focus on Harm Reduction


OHPE Bulletin #31.1 November 28, 1997

A. Harm Reduction And Health Promotion: Achieving Health For All

i. Defining the Approach

ii. Participatory Communication and Harm Reduction

iii. Health Promotion and Harm Reduction

B. The Street-Involved Youth Harm Reduction Project (SIYHRP)

C. Risk Taking: A Grade 8 Lesson Plan....A Work In Progress

D. Risk Communications Presentations - Synopsis

i. "High Stress, High Concern: Tools & Principles of Risk Communication"

ii. "Strategies for Effective Risk Communication on Drinking Water Risks"


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