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November 2016

Vernissage: Metropolis, lines of hopes and futures for seniors

November 24, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
HLM Durocher, 425 rue Sherbrooke West
Montreal, Canada
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Metropolis, lines of hopes and futures for seniors is a photography series of images taken by seniors and residents of the Durocher Residence in Montreal.

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April 2017

Digital Photography Vernissage in Montreal

April 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
HLM Du Fort, 2101 boulevard René-Levesque West
Montreal, Canada
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On April 20th, we invite you to come and see the final outcome of this workshop, a photography exhibit entitled, “Dawn, Life, Moonlight”.

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November 2017

Age 3.0: Aging in the City [2017]

November 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cliquez ici pour la version française de cette page. Wednesday, November 1, 2017 9am to 5pm Concordia University SGW campus (downtown) EV Building A welcome table is located in the atrium of the EV building From age friendly cities, to smart cities to sustainable cities, how we live, work, play, engage and negotiate the urban environment is on the public agenda. Age 3.0: Aging in the city  considers the multiple intersections of innovation, technologies and aging, and brings together voices…

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October 2018

Ageing, the Digital and Everyday Life

October 26, 2018
Brunel University London Uxbridge, United Kingdom + Google Map

Ageing, the Digital and Everyday Life: One Day Seminar Brunel University London, UK. Friday 26th October 2018. Brunel University and ACT are delighted to co-host a one day seminar entitled ‘Ageing, the Digital and Everyday Life’. The speakers are an interdisciplinary group of academics and researchers from the arts, the social sciences and Science and Technology Studies (STS) and include both members of the ACT partnership, and wider international colleagues whose work focuses on ageing, the digital and everyday life.…

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May 2019

B/OLD: Aging in our city – Viellir dans notre ville 2019

May 14, 2019 - May 24, 2019

Thursday May 16 9am to 5pm and Friday May 17 9am to 5pm All B/OLD events took place on the ground floor of the the J.W. McConnell Building (LB), at the downtown campus of Concordia University. From ‘age friendly cities’, to ‘smart cities’ and ‘sustainable cities’, how we live together in urban spaces is on the public agenda, here in Montreal and around the world. But who are the citizens that are imagined and implied by these terms? How can…

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Escape Room on Elder Abuse

May 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Concordia University, LB Building, 4th Space, 1400 Maisonneuve Blvd W
Montreal, Quebec Canada

The escape room on elder abuse is an interactive, educational and immersive space to grapple with the sensitive issue of elder abuse.

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June 2019

Solidarity Walk to stop planetary Abuse: “Planetary Abuse…….Elder Abuse Connecting the Dots”

June 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 2019 Planetary Abuse......Elder Abuse A Solidarity Walk and Awareness Raising on the Climate Crisis and its impact on Seniors world wide and locally Date: June 20, 2019. 13:00 -14:00 Meet in Cabot Square (Atwater Metro, across from Atwater Library) 14:00-15:00 Solidarity walk down St. Catherine’s Street 15:00-17:00 Meet at EV Bldg. Concordia University 11th floor (1515 St. Catherine W.) for talks and exchanges between scientists, activists and walkers). We welcome seniors from community centres,…

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July 2019

InterACTion vernissage 2019

July 4, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

InterACTion vernissage 2019 You are cordially invited to the vernissage of Art Meets “Schmatta” on July 4th from 5-7 pm at Habitations Durocher. ACT and Groupe Harmonie worked collaboratively with a Durocher resident to explore the experiences through an evolving city with an intergenerational creative workshop that took place from May to June 2019. Come see what has been captured through the lens of a camera and expressed through pen and paper. What: Art Meets “Schmatta” Vernissage When: July 4th, 5-7 PM (with…

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Sexism, ageism and ‘late style’: Popular music and older women performers

July 5, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Concordia University

You are invited to attend a public keynote by Prof. Ros Jennings, from the University of Gloucestershire, where she will question the dominant ageist discourses in the West and their impact on the late style identities and performance strategies of older women popular music stars. The research discussed will focus on performers such as Mavis Staples, Joan Baez, Marianne Faithfull and Kate Bush; female popular music performers who have established long and notable careers. The analysis presented will examine the…

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June 2020

ACT and CREGÉS Give Talk about Sandra’s Keys

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Supporting World Elder Abuse Awareness Team, ACT members Constance Lafontaine, Scott DeJong, and Dr. Kim Sawchuk gave a talk with CREGES member Sarita Israel about the Sandra's Keys. Outling the collaborative design process and partnerships that went into making the game, the talk highlighted the value of creating an escape game about Older Adult Mistreatment. The talk discusses the importance of iterative design when implementing sensitive and multi-faceted issues into a game. You can find the full recording of the…

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