Tag Archives: National Institute on Ageing

Healthy Ageing: WHO – Setting Priorities for Research

Global networks on ageing and longevity are actively engaged in communications, as we head into the fall of 2017, social media and e-news streaming all sorts of messages. Last week in my blog post, I referred to news of the Ryerson National Institute on Ageing (NIA) holding a one-day comprehensive conference in Toronto on November

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Ageing in Place: An Envisioning for Us All.

Right now thousands of older adult children of older adult parents are in decision-making mode, discussing the options for the best quality living in later life – move to an assisted living or a so-called retirement residence, or stay and accommodate living in your own home, or downsize to a smaller own home. In the

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Re-think Ageing Moments-Part 3

Final observations and comments about the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) November 2016 conference – Re-think Ageing. If you were new to the subject of ageing and longevity and attended the conference, it would have been a good thing as it served well as a primer, encompassing multiple facets structured around the four pillars in

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Re-think Ageing Moments-Part 2

Are we generations apart from caring enough? That is one of the big questions I was left hanging with after attending only the first day of the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) November conference – Re-think Ageing. For some time my point has been, that if we are going to truly accomplish a national caring

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Re-think Ageing Moments-Part 1

For its inaugural year 2016, the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) at Ryerson University in Toronto looks to have set the stage well for its future vision. Closing with a November conference – Re-think Ageing – that as the song goes, covered the waterfront with a splash of speakers; the event hitting the mark at

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Summer Shorts 22 – Toronto. A Global Centre for Ageing & Longevity?

If you can’t do it, what’s the next best thing to attending a conference half way around the world from Toronto? Why a video clip of course! The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) held its 13th global conference in Brisbane Australia this June 2016, and one of the nice things they did last week was

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