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[Report] Addressing the Significant Impact of RSV Infections among Older Canadians. It’s Time for Action.

National Institute on Ageing

Click HERE to learn moreThe NIA’s report Addressing the Significant Impact of RSV Infections among Older Canadians. It’s Time for Action., provides information on the burden of RSV infections, the recent development of new highly effective RSV vaccines, and the ongoing challenges and opportuniti

[Resource] Embrace the chill: Staying active as winter approaches

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

Click HERE to learn moreEmbrace the chill: Staying active as winter approachesAs the leaves start to change colours and a crisp chill fills the air, it's a sure sign that winter is on its way. For many of us, the thought of colder weather can be a bit intimidating, but staying active is crucial for

[Podcast] Wrinkle Radio Episode 7: Information Piles and Palaces

Wrinkle Radio

Click HERE to listen to the podcastIn this episode: do you know where to go to get good information about dementia care?Featuring Nicole Dalmer (Assistant Professor of Health, Aging, & Society and Associate Director of the Gilbrea Centre for Studies of Aging at McMaster University) talking wit

[Toolkit] Changing the Conversation Toolkit

Reframing Aging

Click HERE to learn moreThe Changing the Conversation Toolkit will be your guide to a “quick start” to applying reframing aging principles to day to day communications. This toolkit will guide you through hot topics related to evidence-based framing strategies and how these topics relate to

[Report] Rural Older Volunteers & The COVID-19 Pandemic

Amber Colibaba, Elizabeth Russell, Mark Skinner

During large-scale global crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an urgent need to understand the experiences of those living and working within it. A study from Trent University's Rural Aging Research Program, Rural Older Volunteers and the COVID-19 Pandemic examined the experiences of old

[Resource] An Overview of Healthy Aging Strategies in Rural and Urban Canada


In Canada, the rural population is aging faster than their urban counterpart. As people age, their needs increase for services such as home support and care to age in place. As policy makers, researchers, and community leaders work to address the needs of the aging rural demographic, information on

[Guide] Age-Friendly Rural and Remote Communities

Government of Canada

Click HERE to access this resource IntroductionIn September 2006, the Federal/Provincial/Territorial (F/P/T) Ministers Responsible for Seniors endorsed the Age-Friendly Rural/Remote Communities Initiative (AFRRCI). The Initiative has two main objectives:to increase awareness of what seniors need to

[Webinar Recording] Choose to Move – Enabling older adults to age well

Active Aging Society and the UBC Active Aging Research Team

As population ages, we must provide opportunities for older adults to sustain their best health. Come learn about Choose to Move—a made-in-BC program that has created health benefits for 8,000+ older adults in collaboration with 100+ community service organizations. In this webinar you will learn

[Resource] Volunteering and Older Adults

Volunteer Canada

Click HERE to read the pdf or see below to downloadMany of today’s older adults are the founders of non-profit organizations and social movements that have played a fundamental role in shaping Canadian society and establishing essential community services. Organizations rely heavily on older adult


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