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Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Offers a four-year, full-time professional program in naturopathic medicine. CCNM educates, develops and trains naturopathic doctors (NDs) through excellence in health education, clinical services and research that integrate mind,...
Family Service Toronto
FST is a non-profit social service agency offering a wide range of counselling and support programs in 13 locations across the City of Toronto. Since 1914, FST has been assisting individuals, families and communities through couns...
Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS)
OANHSS is a provincial association that has represented non-profit providers of long-term care, services and housing for seniors for over 90 years. Members operate over 27,000 long-term care beds and over 5,000 seniors' housing un...
Society of Rural Physicians of Canada
An independent voluntary association of rural physicians from across Canada, advocating for sustainable conditions for rural health-care workers, equitable access to health care for rural Canadians, and a National Rural Health Str...

News Releases

National Senior Safety Week - Healthy Active Living
2009-10-30
Canada Safety Council
November 6th # 12th is National Senior Safety Week, and Canada Safety Council along with the Active Living Coalition for Older Adults, encourages older Canadians to maintain and enhance their well-be...
Sources welcomes ParticipACTION
2008-12-17
Participaction
ParticipACTION, the national voice for physical activity and sport participation in Canada, focuses on inspiring and supporting Canadians to move more.

Sources Select Resources

Ageing
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Ageing is the accumulation of changes in an organism or object over time.
Ageism
Connexipedia Article
Article
Also called age discrimination, it is stereotyping of and discrimination against individuals or groups because of their age.
Berlin's oldest squatters in town defend threatened community centre
Pensioners take a stand against development of their comunity centre
Connolly, Kate
Article
2012
The Guardian
Dozen of pensioners took over a community centre in the east Berlin suburb of Pankow last month after the local council said the building they had used as a community centre for 15 years had to make w...
Dijon adapts its urban thinking to the needs of an ageing population
The French city is at the forefront of an urban network aiming to actively improve the lives of its older residents
Dupont, Gaelle
Article
2014
The Guardian
Dijon, a city in France is taking an innovative approach adressing the needs of it's ageing population. Research has suggested that movement, and minimizing isolation are the leading methods in the sl...
The village where people have dementia -- and fun
Henley, Jon
Article
2012
The Guardian
How is society to look after the ever-growing number of people with dementia? A curiously uplifting care home near Amsterdam may have the answers.

Media

Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine
Peer-reviewed journal. Health issues, rural health policies and clinical information.
Geriatrics & Aging
For primary health care providers. Key issues and trends in geriatric medicine and research. A physician's CME gateway to clinical issues specific to the care of aging adults
Geriatrics Today: Journal of the Canadian Geriatrics Society
For doctors who treat the aging population.

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