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  • Learn about ageism

    Aging Equal

    Ageism is more prevalent than you may expect. Ageism is found in media, the healthcare system, and our social attitudes about older adults. It is everyone's responsibility to fight against ageism. Read this resource to learn more.

  • Ageism and migration

    Aging Equal

    The difficulties associated with migration have a significant impact on older adult migrants. Older adults are not only at great risk when migrating, but also have less access to support in their host country. They are also often ignored in mainstream migration and refugee policies. Read this resource to learn more.

  • Grief and grieving

    Government of Alberta

    Knowing about grief can help you prepare or cope with grief. There are some common symptoms and experiences that a grieving person may face. You may feel some emotional, physical, or social changes. Knowing how to cope is very important. Read this resource to learn more.

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NEW E-Learning Content

Hamilton, ON - April 23, 2021

Like your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and rate of breathing, walking speed may be an important new vital sign.

Learn more about what walking speed is, how it changes as we age, how to measure it, and what steps you can take to increase it to improve your mobility and overall health with our new 15-minute interactive lesson.

Are you interested in learning how to reduce your risk of developing dementia? Learn six ways to promote brain health to optimize your physical mobility and social activity in the future with our free online interactive lesson.

Do you or someone you care for have osteoarthritis of the hip or knee? Learn how to best manage this condition through exercise and weight management.

NEW COVID-19 Related Content

Hamilton, ON - April 8, 2020

We are committed to supporting the healthy aging of Canada’s older adult population by highlighting ways to stay active and engaged while practicing physical distancing during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Explore some of our latest content and continue to check back as new content is added weekly.


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