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The Telefono Anziani Maltratti is a helpline service dedicated to receiving reports and managing abuses against older people. The Telefono Anziani Maltrattati builds relationships between volunteers, older people and institutions in order to support older people who are being abused. Read this resource to learn more.
Ageism could be a root cause for elder abuse. Some projects have been developed, which seek to prevent elder abuse by raising awareness of human rights among older people. This empowers seniors to challenge ageist attidues. Read this resource to learn more about otehr projects educating seniors and professionals about elder abuse prevention.
People are more likely to be friends with others who are similar to them. Stereotypes about younger and older people can prevent intergenerational friendships from forming. Read this resource to learn more.
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.
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.