Tag Archives: National Institute on Ageing

Aging Across the Life Course: Knowledge Exchange 2018

As promised in my annual Aging & Longevity Conference Round Up January 9th, I would keep you up to date with on any new events. So, here is an event that has popped up since then, to take place in Toronto – April 30th & May 1st. Rather than calling it a conference, this is

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Aging & Longevity, From Media Headlines to Strategy – Part 2

A National Seniors Strategy, how many more calls? You could say that over the last five years, more Canadians have been speaking up, though it might appear to some to be sporadically, (depending on the churning storylines in the media cycle), about the momentous effects of aging demographics on our social policies and systems. After

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Celebrating the Age of Aging & Design

One of the key elements that laced through the aging in place presentations last month at the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) conference in Toronto was the importance of design – home design features, the broader range of age inclusive community design and, not to forget product design. The significance of design is emphasised again

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Aging in Community – Reflections 2

As we head into the next decade, who will own the conversation around aging in community? Who has the most vested interest in how we envision, plan and build age inclusive communities? Well most certainly the answer is – everyone. That everyone on one level is every day people, you and me as citizens, and

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Aging in Community – Reflections 1

Envisioning Ageing in Place, the title last week, for the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) one-day conference at Ryerson in Toronto. Indeed as it turns out, what was immediately clear to me, after listening to all the focal points in this subject as presented by the panelists and guest speakers, the “envisioning” cannot be captured

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