Category Archives: “health wealth”, active aging

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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Change Rangers, Conference Partner for IFA 2018

The International Federation on Ageing is holding its 14th global conference, Aug.8-10, 2018 in Toronto. Under the title – Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing, From Evidence to Action – there are four major theme areas, Addressing Inequalities, Age-Friendly Environments, Combating Ageing and Toward Healthy Ageing. Specific session speakers and topics are to be determined,

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Advancing the Arts & Shifting Demographics

“What happens when you bring a market researcher and a neuropsychologist together?” So begins the intro to the Sheridan Centre for Elder Research promo piece for their Fall/Winter, 2017/18 opening event on October 25th. The Arts world like all other sectors is forging ahead in new ways in spite of and better still, as an

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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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