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Centre on Aging News Archive

Seniors walking at university

Prof honoured for improving lives of older Canadians

October 23, 2020 — 
Dr. Verena Menec has been named a Distinguished Member of the Canadian Association on Gerontology

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Three UM researchers to quickly investigate COVID-19’s knock-on effects

September 21, 2020 — 
Helping the old, the young and the abused

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CBC: Researchers follow senior drivers to better track their skills on the road

August 30, 2019 — 
Study looks to help doctors determine when it's time to take away patients' keys

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Registration now open for summer research training institute

April 24, 2019 — 
The program offers a variety of workshops designed to provide introductory research skills and knowledge for students, research assistants, research staff and faculty members

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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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Seniors Alumni.

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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