Saturday, October 24, 2020

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How Well We Age Has A Lot To Do With Our Attitude, Studies Determine

Aging is part of life. So why don’t we forget about the aging part and concentrate on just life instead? Or better yet, on...

Alberta Music Projects Closes The Generation Gap Through Music And Storytelling

What distinguishes us as humans isn’t just brain size or our ability to invent things like the wheel or the iPhone. It’s also our...

Mature Student Olive Bryanton Continues Her Passion For Learning With Another Doctorate

Firsts are second nature to Olive Bryanton.  As a part-time employee with the PEI Senior Citizens’ Federation, Bryanton led the team that established the first...

Older Torontonians Feel Connected And Engaged With Their City, According To NIA Study

The National Institute on Ageing is excited to announce the launch of the ground-breaking new report, Toronto Social Capital Study. Conducted by the Environics Institute...

Entrepreneurs Over 50 Lead The Way In Launching New Businesses

Entrepreneurs are often willing to trade off security and a predictable income in exchange for the increased happiness they get from working on their...

Winnipeg Photographer Marks His 50th By Celebrating The Lives of Others Through Images

To celebrate his milestone birthday, Winnipeg-based photographer Ian McCausland opted for conversations instead of cake. In his compelling project, FiftyX50.com, he set out to interview...

AGE-WELL Volunteers Shape Real-World Solutions For An Aging Population

Volunteer work can be very satisfying, especially after retirement when more time is at your disposal. On the other hand, you don’t want to...

AGE-WELL Wants Your Honest Opinions

Volunteering can be a highly rewarding part of life, and Statistics Canada tells us that volunteer hours start to increase significantly after age 45....

Sending In The Clowns Brings Joy To Those Living With Dementia

When Lynda Del Grande resumes her teaching schedule this fall, she’ll be welcoming a group of students who are quite unlike the pupils she...

Meet KGB84, Japan’s Pop Group Sensation – Members Under Age 80 Need Not Apply

When they take the stage at venues in places like Singapore and Tokyo, they are greeted with enthusiastic applause and screams of excitement. They...

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Startup Working On Sleep Tracker For long-term care Wins Third Competition In AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge

Tochtech Technologies, a Vancouver-area startup developing a non-wearable sleep tracker that allows caregivers to monitor the overnight safety of older adults, has...
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COVID-19 Creates A Renewed Focus On Living Environments, Especially For An Aging Demographic

The new aging consumers are living longer and healthier lives than those in previous generations. As influential consumers, they want well-designed products...

New Poll: COVID-19 Has Significantly Increased the Use Of Many Technologies Among Older Canadians

From Facebook to food delivery apps and fitness trackers, older Canadians have upped their use of many technologies and online services during...