President’s Message – AAGmag Spring 2022

AAG needs your help to create a new culture of healthy aging and quality of life in Alberta. Seniors, caregivers, researchers, and health care providers have persevered and survived a very challenging two years. Even now, our MOH, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, tells us we must...
AAG’S VISION TO BE A CATALYST FOR CHANGE IS HAPPENING!

AAG’S VISION TO BE A CATALYST FOR CHANGE IS HAPPENING!

ENJOY our updated website content for the Futures Policy Forum. Read about the importance of this two-year initiative. We seek to create a culture and community for change and advocacy. We want a future of healthy aging and quality of life for older Albertans! Thanks...

Feature Article – AAGmag Spring 2022

REFLECTIONS FROM “THE OTHER SIDE” (PART 2) by Sharon L. Moore, PhD Professor Emeritus, Athabasca University A Few Offerings for Transitioning into Retirement  In this paper, I offer a few thoughts on where I am today as I am still transitioning into retirement and...

AAG Upcoming Conferences List

Interested in upcoming conferences and events related to gerontology and healthy aging? Check out AAG’s Event calendar! We list all the latest gerontology events across Alberta and internationally. Or download the AAG – UPCOMING CONFERENCES LIST SPRING...

Calgary Chapter Report – Spring 2022

The Calgary Chapter hosted a virtual public event on February 17 featuring Dr. Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Head and Professor of the Department of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Dr. Holroyd-Leduc presented on “The Impacts of Ageism on Canadian Society,” discussing...
Learn About the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing – OEWG

Learn About the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing – OEWG

Want to know more about the process of obtaining a convention on the rights of older adults? The UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing – OEWG was established by the General Assembly by resolution 65/182 on 21 December 2010. The working group will consider the...
Suggestions to help you age in place

Suggestions to help you age in place

Reach out to people you know. Family, friends, and neighbours are the biggest source of help for many older people. Talk with those close to you about the best way to get what you need. If you are physically able, think about trading services with a friend or...