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Centre on Aging News Archive

Centre on Aging Award Program Applications Now Open

April 13, 2023 — 
The Centre on Aging is celebrating its 40th anniversary at the University of Manitoba (UM), in support of students conducting aging research. Since the Centre was established in 1982, it has provided financial support through their aging awards to nearly 100 UM students.


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Extended Education

Preparing for the future with micro-certificates

December 13, 2022 — 
“Micro-credentials like these micro-certificates can play an important role, complement a degree, be stand-alone and provide employers with what they are looking for.” – Rod Lastra

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Facilitating Older Adult Learning

November 2, 2022 — 
“It’s not a whole degree. In a short time, you get a lot of knowledge and skills.” - Michelle Porter


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Campus accessibility for you

June 10, 2022 — 
Survey seeks your feedback on UM tunnel wayfinding signage

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UM alum is building accessible digital bridges

April 7, 2022 — 
Alum Wilfred Sam-King builds age friendly course with Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba Age-Friendly University (AFU) Initiative fund

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Factors in health aging

Applications now open for Centre on Aging Research Fellowships 2022–2023

February 8, 2022 — 
Apply by March 28

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UM community events for November

November 2021 UM Community Events

October 29, 2021 — 
Mark your calendar for UM’s community events this November.

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Research and International

Teaching older adults in university courses

October 20, 2021 — 
The Centre on Aging will host a workshop open to UM faculty and instructors on November 9 to share information on teaching older adults in the classroom.

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June 2021 UM Virtual Community Events

June 11, 2021 — 
Listen, learn and gain important insight from UM’s virtual community events during the month of June.

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Michelle Porter earns UM award for community outreach

May 20, 2021 — 
A leading advocate for the rights and well-being of older adults, professor Michelle Porter has been selected as a co-recipient for a prestigious UM award for her meritorious service in community outreach activities.


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