Tag Archives: Sheridan Centre for Elder Research

Age-Friendly Communities – a Sheridan College Event.

An Age-Friendly Communities conversation presented by the Sheridan College Centre for Elder Research comes to the Oakville Campus on Nov.29th. Perhaps this is long overdue for a revisit for those in the know about this concept; however, despite what the opening line on the invite suggests I suspect that this could be an opportunity for

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Small Business Week & Senior Entrepreneurship

Once again, it is Small Business Week (Oct.14-20) and across the country since 1979, the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has organized this initiative in collaboration with Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade nation-wide. For example where I live, on October 17th, the Oakville Chamber of Commerce annual After Hours & Trade Show

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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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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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Entrepreneurship in Later Life, Finding Place on the Career Spectrum.

Through many enriching years in the career development/transition field, my advisory and seminar work largely focused on helping those at any age who are exploring the entrepreneurship option, and increasingly over the last eight years, working with those in particular, who are on a journey of entrepreneurship in later life. Not a new phenomenon, this

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