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Research and International

What makes the University of Manitoba an age-friendly campus?

April 9, 2019 — 
In 2016, the University of Manitoba became Canada’s first Age-friendly University. At that time, it joined a global network of Age-friendly Universities, established by Dublin City University in Ireland. Globally the network now extends to more than 50 universities.

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We’re one age-friendly university

October 1, 2018 — 
Our campuses host a thriving community that supports aging across the lifespan, not only academically, but mentally, physically and socially

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Advancing collaborative care with older adults

October 1, 2018 — 
The Centre on Aging offers a speaker series in which researchers have an opportunity to share insights in aging-related fields

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Aging actively

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Tips to help older adults stay physically active

April 5, 2018 — 
This presentation will highlight ways that older adults can use physical activity to enhance their capacity, examine how age-friendly communities support and enable people to age actively, and keep healthy and fit.


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Media Fellowship: Deadline for applications: August 18, 2017

July 18, 2017 — 
New Media Fellowship is open to journalists, editors, publishers, electronic media producers, columnists and other editorial communicators who reach general or specialized audiences on a regular basis with new reports or fact-based analysis.



Wpg Free Press: A better life for Alzheimer’s patients

June 9, 2017 — 
New centre will work with U of M's Centre on Aging.

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Are you a family member living with someone with cognitive impairment or dementia whose behaviours are changing?

May 5, 2017 — 
Research study seeking participants

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U of M students are invited to take part in learning about potential career opportunities in aging.

Learn about potential career opportunities in aging

March 31, 2017 — 
The Centre on Aging will be hosting Careers in Aging Week April 3–7, 2017


Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

U of M team brings local aspect to international research network

March 28, 2017 — 
A research team led by Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management professor Dr Michelle Porter has been awarded a research grant to help communities become healthier and more age-friendly.

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(L-R) The Visionary Conversations panel Yutta Fricke, Richard Milgrom, Michelle Porter and Tanis Woodland on Dec. 8, 2016. Photo by Mike Latschislaw.

Visionary Conversations conveys insight into accessibility

December 12, 2016 — 
The dialogue included discussion of The Accessibility for Manitobans Act, which aims to identify, prevent and eliminate barriers for people, in order to make Manitoba an inclusive society

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