Earlier this spring, I met up with my dad as he finished hiking the final kilometres of the Bruce Trail, which is a 900 km trek through South-Central Ontario. As a master’s student with a background in leisure studies, I was curious to learn about my dad’s decision to hike this strenuous trail and to know why he decided to do it now, in retirement.
Interested in social media, living labs, creativity and innovation? We have an opportunity for you this August. Deadline for application August 5th, 4pm EST.
ACT members Andrea Rosales, Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol, Margarida Romero and Eugène Loos were involved in the Second International Conference on Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population (http://2016.hci.international/itap), 17-22 July 2016, Toronto, Canada. They organized and chaired the following invited sessions: New media in the everyday life of older people and Silver Gaming. They also presented several papers, published by Springer; J. Zhou & G. Salvendy (Eds.) […]
Right now, Canada has more people over the age of 65 than under the age of 15, and in 40 years, seniors will make up one quarter of the country’s population. Terms like “silver tsunami” alongside headlines like “Baby boom to ageing gloom” indicate the negative light that is often cast onto this demographic shift. […]
We’ve extended the deadline for the AGE 3.0 call for posters. Please submit your abstract by July 25th.
The 2016 edition of the WAM Summer School took place June 23 and 24 at the University of Gloucestershire in the UK. Read our Storify account here.
The “Fragment de Vie/Fragment of Life” exhibit was the final result of a three-month introductory digital photography workshop facilitated by Myriam Lebel-Bernier and Ashley McAskill, two graduate students and ACT research assistants from Concordia University.
CRACKED is an innovative, research-based play that follows persons with dementia and their families on their unique journeys with dementia, from diagnosis to their new lives in long-term care. Coming to Toronto in July: three dates, three locations.