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  • Ageism and social rights

    Aging Equal

    Social rights include the right to work, the right to a good standard of living, the right to physical and mental health, the right to social security, and the right to education. Due to ageism, many people are not receiving these rights. Older people are excluded from many opportunities to access health, education, and employment. Read this resource to learn more.

  • Ageism and sexuality

    Aging Equal

    There are many harmful stereotypes of sexuality in older adults. Older adults are indeed sexually active and this fact needs to be recognized in policy and practice. This absence of policy and support means there is growing number of older adults facing HIV/AIDS. Read this resource to learn more.

  • Ageism and intergenerational solidarity

    Aging Equal

    Older adults and young people are allies of one another against ageism. Everyone must work together to overcome age stereotyping which has pit older and younger people against each other. By working together, the welfare, employment, and health needs of everyone can be addressed. Read this resource to learn more.

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NEW E-Learning Content

Hamilton, ON - April 23, 2021

Like your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and rate of breathing, walking speed may be an important new vital sign.

Learn more about what walking speed is, how it changes as we age, how to measure it, and what steps you can take to increase it to improve your mobility and overall health with our new 15-minute interactive lesson.

Are you interested in learning how to reduce your risk of developing dementia? Learn six ways to promote brain health to optimize your physical mobility and social activity in the future with our free online interactive lesson.

Do you or someone you care for have osteoarthritis of the hip or knee? Learn how to best manage this condition through exercise and weight management.

NEW COVID-19 Related Content

Hamilton, ON - April 8, 2020

We are committed to supporting the healthy aging of Canada’s older adult population by highlighting ways to stay active and engaged while practicing physical distancing during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Explore some of our latest content and continue to check back as new content is added weekly.

 

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