Category Archives: “health wealth”, active aging

Summer Shorts 33: Improve Your Longevity by “Booking Up”

It’s summer, and typically out come those ubiquitous lists of “top five books you must read this summer on vacation or weekends on the garden patio.” As it happens, according to some medical or scientific studies, reading books can help improve your longevity. Actually. it’s every day all year round that matters. Alongside all those

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Summer Shorts 31: Care through Music – Room 217

Since July 2012, I have written what I call “some quick musings, my blog “summer shorts”, for the few opening weeks of the lazy hazy days of summer. So here we go, in what is a hot and humid, first week of July 2018. In contrast, on a very cold evening this past January I

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IFA 2018 – Conference Partner Update 2

Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing, From Evidence to Action Change Rangers is a Conference Partner for the International Federation on Ageing conference IFA 2018 – August 8 -10 in Toronto, and there will be a number of pre-conference blog posts over the coming months to update you on IFA session topics of a universal

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Oakville Matters: Active Aging Interview

Taped on Cogeco YourTV on 6th October 2017 At last, the Oakville Matters panel interview show with Mayor Rob Burton is now published on YouTube, where Active Aging was the featured topic. I had the distinct pleasure of being part of this panel with Dr. Kate Dupuis, Schlegel Innovation Leader at the Sheridan Centre for

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Caregiving as a Core Community Investment

In his 2001 book, Longevity Revolution, among the numerous futuristic insights Theodore Roszak shared was in regards to the subject of caregiving. As he framed it under the healthcare spectrum, he talked about economists, believing that by the mid-21st century the USA could be spending 30 percent of GDP on health care and then, to

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Spotlight on the Arts: Impact on Business, Health and Well-being

…or (as I would also add) how the Arts Economy fits within the broader context of a growing Longevity Economy. If you are a leader in an Arts Organization, a Patron of the Arts, or a business with a focus on delivering services or operating facilities for older adults, you must come to the Sheridan

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