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The nuances of ageism: How intersectionality can impact the experience of aging
The nuances of ageism: How intersectionality can impact the experience of aging

Ageism has significant individual and societal consequences. When ageism intersects with other forms of bias, individuals’ implications can worsen. Canada will soon be a super-aged […]

Healthy at any age: Understanding wellness across the lifespan
Healthy at any age: Understanding wellness across the lifespan

In a society that values youth and physical appearance, aging may seem like something to try to avoid. But everyone ages. It’s natural. Canada will […]

Webinar: The Women’s Age Lab and gendered ageism with focus on older women
Webinar: The Women’s Age Lab and gendered ageism with focus on older women

Presented by the RTOERO Foundation and featuring Dr. Paula Rochon, RTOERO Chair in Geriatric Medicine and Dr. Rachel Savage, epidemiologist and a Research Scientist at […]

Webinar: Building an eldercare system that actually cares
Webinar: Building an eldercare system that actually cares

Presented by André Picard, Globe and Mail health reporter and columnist in September 2021 Health care systems have dismally failed older Canadians for decades. During […]

Webinar: Ageism and intersectionality
Webinar: Ageism and intersectionality

Regional Diversity Roundtable Executive Director Varsha Naik and Coordinator Taranum Khan share what intersectionality is and how it relates to ageism as it intersects with […]

How youth and adults can work together for environmental action
How youth and adults can work together for environmental action

A sustainable future and human survival depend on climate action and environmental stewardship. And while environmental sustainability is an issue of concern for all of […]

5 signs you’re experiencing ageism and what to do about it
5 signs you’re experiencing ageism and what to do about it

Ageism is stereotypes (thoughts), prejudice (feelings) or discrimination (actions) on the grounds of a person’s age. Ageism exists within institutions and communities, within interpersonal relationships, […]

What is ageism?
What is ageism?

Ageism is stereotypes (thoughts), prejudice (feelings) or discrimination (actions) on the grounds of a person’s age. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Report […]

Webinar: Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ older adults in aging and old age
Webinar: Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ older adults in aging and old age

Learn about some of the triumphs and challenges presented by the interconnections of ageing and 2SLGBTQIA+ identities.