Tag Archives: inter-generational connectivity

Age-friendly Global Network: Next Decade Looking Forward

Further to last week’s post, Age-Friendly Communities: Status Update, Halton Region, as promised I took a longer read of the recent 2018 WHO report titled The Global Network for Age-friendly Cities and Communities: Looking back over the last decade, looking forward to the next. For a brief historical reminder, the Global Network formed in 2010

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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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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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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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Summer Shorts 29: Age-Inclusive Communities, a TOY Project.

Picking up from last week’s summary on the Association for Anthropology, Gerontology & the Life Course (AAGE) Conference in June, one of the themes woven through the program was that of exploring possibilities for inter-generational connectivity, which in turn leads to stronger age-inclusive communities. With this focus, there was a presentation by three people from

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Summer Shorts 28: On Anthropology & Aging – Study On!

Some full conference packages beg for a parsing out, worthy of looking at the separate threads that shape the bigger story. And that appears to me at least, to be the case with the recent event in Oxford, England – the 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for Anthropology, Gerontology & the Life Course (AAGE)

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