Community Centre 55 is looking for a seniors fitness instructor to teach at the 97 Main Street location in Toronto.
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Looking for suggestions for online exercise options for those with visual impairment.
The Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto has developed a set of tools designed to encourage older adults to embed functional exercise in their daily activities; the Stretch Lift Tap (SLoT) Program.
Active Aging Canada was featured in MediaplanetCA's Empowering Aging Canadians campaign. Read our article "Supporting Seniors in Getting and Staying Active":
Former Active Aging Canada Chair Dr. Bert Taylor's 2nd edition of "Physiology of Exercise and Healthy Aging" is out now.
Request for assistance in reaching older adults of different ethnic backgrounds.
Its grant writing season. Need support for your KT activities? Check out "Knowledge Translation and Canadian Researchers in Physical Activity and Aging".
"Just What the Doctor Ordered - A Guide to Robust Assessment and Exercise Prescription in Older Adults" From the latest issue of ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal, "Learn techniques to assess your older clients’ physical, mental, and emotional states and use that information to create a powerful Get Up, Stay Up, Move exercise prescription".
The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association is hosting a webinar entitled "Lessons from women 55+ on ageism and the importance of remaining engaged in physical activity, recreation and sport".
"Physical activity guidelines for older people: knowledge gaps and future directions" New The Lancet Healthy Longevity Opinion Piece June 2021.
Request for suggestions on older adult resources on the topics of beliefs, attitudes, resiliency and positive aging.
From the National Institute for Health, a guide for older adults to learn about the many types and benefits of exercise and physical activity, to find out how to get started, reduce health risks by doing activities safely, and celebrate progress.
Upcoming Brock University Lifespan Speaker Series – Exercise & Older Adults – Staying Healthy as We Age.
Active Aging Canada is planning a grant submission to Ontario's Inclusive Community Grant. We have a proposed project that will take our Passport for Healthy Living program and modify the content for older adults of varying abilities.
A new Exercise is Medicine blog calls upon public health leaders to make physical activity education and promotion an urgent priority for older adults given the COVID-19 pandemic.
Active Aging Canada has received a request for a speaker on the topic of mental health, physical activity, and aging.
New BMJ Blogpost "An urgent need for physical activity promotion in middle age". An multidisciplinary panel share their six priorities for physical activity promotion in middle-age.
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Research study is investigating if different types of exercise programs, provided free to participants, significantly improve the well-being and health of older adults (aged 65 years or older) currently living in Canada.
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