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This year, iCON is preparing to host a free South Asian Health Forum on Living Well with Arthritis and Osteoporosis. This event is designed for seniors, families, and caregivers who are interested in learning about managing bone health, including general information, mobility, fall prevention, diet, and mental wellness. The event will be held online on Saturday, March 13, and Saturday, March 20, 2021.

Questions? Email us at icon.support@ubc.ca

You may also contact Jay Bains at 604-763-6523.

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This year, iCON is preparing to host a free Chinese Health Forum on Preventing and Managing Stroke. Given the prevalence of early stroke and heart disease, learning how to prevent, recognize, and treat the symptoms of a stroke can make a huge difference.

This event, taking place on Saturday, March 6, and Sunday March 7, 2021 is designed for seniors, families, and caregivers who are interested in learning about early detection, risk factors, treatment, and management of stroke.

Questions? Email us at icon.support@ubc.ca

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On January 18, 2021, DigEM Director Dr. Kendall Ho wrote an article in ‘The Lounge’, BC Emergency Network Medicine’s blog.

The article is titled 4 Principles to Deliver Best Virtual Care. In the piece, Kendall describes the importance of Clinical, Medicolegal, Andragogic, and Social considerations in ensuring that Virtual Care is used in an appropriate and ethical manner.

Kendall notes that “Virtual care should be seen as part of comprehensive care of patients, and the choice of virtual care should benefit our patients and do no harm – a fundamental tenant of medical practice.”

Please click here to read the full article.