The overall goal of the Portal is to ensure you know about and have access to high-quality information that can help you remain healthy, active and engaged as long as possible, and to manage your health conditions. The Portal aims to be a trusted voice on healthy aging for the public.

Our content 

The Portal has several types of content including informative Blog Posts, consumer-friendly Web Resource Ratings, and Evidence Summaries drawn from high quality research articles.

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Professional content - for registered users

Our content for health professionals is drawn from three best-in-class resources for clinical, public health and policymaking questions. The Portal search interface helps you find the best available research evidence about healthy aging.

Want to know what health professionals are reading about? Register here to receive full access to our professional content.

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Leadership team

Meet our expert leadership team.

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Expert Advisory Council

The Expert Advisory Council provides strategic advice and works with the team that oversees the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal.

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Labarge Optimal Aging Initiative

The Portal is part of the Optimal Aging Knowledge Translation Enterprise at McMaster University, funded by the Labarge Optimal Aging Initiative.

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We're grateful for the generous support and collaborations with a number of individuals and organizations.

We thank the Quebec Network for Research on Aging, a thematic network funded by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé, for Portal French translation. We also thank the CHUM, where the RQRV network director Dr. Pierrette Gaudreau is based.

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