Share your story

The power of story sharing! To celebrate Grandparents’ Day on September 9th, we are hosting a story-sharing event! Tell us about your grandparents. An event, a memory, a tradition – anything you’d like to share with us. Submissions will be judged by...

Measuring poverty and older adults

How do we measure poverty? Original article by McMaster Optimal Aging Portal dated August 15, 2018 Five generations: that’s how long on average it’s estimated it takes for a descendant of a poor family in an Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development...

Focus on your feet

The Agony of the Feet as You Get Older Making foot care a priority as you get older is important for maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. Article written by Stacey Colino, Contributor to US News on August 9th, 2018 While people often pay attention to how their...

Insight about hanging up the keys

How to know when it’s time to hang up the keys July 25, 2018, McMaster Optimal Aging Portal  Original article here  Driving is a source of independence for many adults, regardless of age, enabling them to get around without having to rely on others. As we get...