+AA
Fr

Stay active and engaged while practicing physical distancing.

Explore our latest content and check back as new content is added weekly.

 

McMasterLogo_New-2017-300x165
  • 1 April 2020

    Are you a caregiver? Support may be just a “couple of clicks” away!

    Amid a global pandemic that calls for physical distancing, do caregivers of older adults have to cope on their own? The research shows that online support services can be a beneficial alternative.
    Full story
  • 31 March 2020

    Ways to stay active while at home

    People across the world are continuing to practice social and physical distancing to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). While many of the places and spaces we previously used to exercise are temporarily closed, we must modify the ways we stay active and continue to make it a part of our daily routine.
    Full story
  • 25 March 2020

    Reading to escape isolation

    In this troubled time when we are isolated, but also bombarded with stressful information, we must find solutions to entertain ourselves and escape (if only for a moment) from this reality. Could reading be part of the solution?
    Full story
  • 24 March 2020

    Staying connected while practicing social and physical distancing

    Social and physical distancing is critical in mitigating the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. The good news is, while we put these measures into practice within our communities and increase our physical distance, we can remain emotionally close and stay connected using technology.
    Full story
  • 18 March 2020

    Staying active during a difficult time

    The COVID-19 pandemic is turning our lives upside down and requiring individuals to self-isolate. We’ve compiled a few ideas to help you stay active and engage during this difficult period.
    Full story

Public Health Agency of Canada

Stay on top of the current coronavirus disease situation in Canada with the most recent updates, information about symptoms, treatment, and prevention. Learn about financial and economic supports, travel advisories, and other useful information about being prepared. Visit the Public Health Agency of Canada's COVID-19 web page.

World Health Organization

Get the latest updates from the World Health Organization and view their Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation Dashboard that shows the current global statistics concerning the pandemic.

Want the latest in aging research? Sign up for our email alerts.
Subscribe

Support for the Portal is largely provided by the Labarge Optimal Aging Initiative. AGE-WELL is a contributing partner. Help us to continue to provide direct and easy access to evidence-based information on health and social conditions to help you stay healthy, active and engaged as you grow older. Donate Today.

© 2012 - 2020 McMaster University | 1280 Main Street West | Hamilton, Ontario L8S4L8 | +1 905-525-9140 | Terms Of Use