Older women and heart failure risks

Walking tied to lower risk of heart failure in older women Original article written for Reuters Health by Lisa Rapport September 5, 2018 (Reuters Health) – Older women who exercise may be less likely to develop heart failure, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers...

Combining child care and elder care

A new project shows combining childcare and aged care has social and economic benefits Original article published September 2nd, 2018 on The Conversation by Anneke Fitzgerald, Katrina Radford, Lalitha Kirsnan What happens when you bring a group of older residents to...

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...

Northern Conversations

Northern Conversations Live Better Longer You are invited to gather on Saturday September 1 from 12-5 PM at the Aboriginal Wellness Centre in Yellowknife (accessed by a short trail that starts from the parking lot behind the far corner of the Field House) for...

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...

Intergenerational Day Photo Contest Winners!

It’s time to celebrate! A big congratulations goes out to all of the winners from our first Intergenerational Day Photo Contest. The top three submissions are below: Photo submitted by Diane Baxter: Back, L-R: Lindsay Latimer, Maribeth Pokiak, Diane Baxter,...