Tag Archives: Sheridan Centre for Elder Research

Age-friendly Communities: Status Update, Halton Region.

The WHO Global Age-friendly Cities and Communities Network formed in 2010 as an evolutionary response to the 2007 publication of the WHO Age-friendly Cities Guide, which in itself took some sixteen years to develop from The United Nations Principles for Older Persons Resolution A/RES/46/91 For some time, I have tracked and learned a lot about

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Finding an ARTful Later Life.

This is an original post from February 2017 on the website Planet Longevity which will be reconstituted as part of Change Rangers on Jan.1 2019   Often – if you are open to it – messages from the world of the arts, (arts in any form), that arrive seemingly in a singular way can actually

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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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