Author Archives: Mark Venning

Age Friendly IS Intergenerational

#ifaTO2018 Reflections Age-Friendly was one of the many threads of dialogue woven through the four central themes at the International Federation on Ageing 14th annual conference in Toronto last month. As a supporter specifically of the age-friendly community aspect (which I prefer to call age inclusive), I could have chosen from any one of the

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Psychosocial well-being and end of life care.

#ifaTO2018 Reflections Our stories of elder care are more regularly being shared or overheard, and if you have not already, there will come a time sooner than later when you will encounter directly the care of an older adult nearing end of life. One could say at the same time, with your own future-self inner

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IFA 2018 Conference. Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing, First Reflections.

#ifaTO2018 After almost a year, promoting this event as a Conference Partner and waiting with anticipation to attend, the International Federation on Ageing 14th annual conference came to a close eleven days ago. As usual with conferences that deliver an abundance of diverse subject matter content – speakers, workshops, symposiums, paper and poster presentations, I

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AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge. 4 Days to Go – my Vote is in!

#AWImpact Only four days left to August 17th, to cast your vote for the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, a contest to encourage new and unique technology-based solutions that can benefit the lives of older Canadians and their caregivers. There are about 60 entries on the AGE-WELL website with short video pitches to watch. You can

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