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Holding space for moral healing in long-term care

By: Kate Dupuis, Jane Kuepfer, Scott Mitchell COVID-19 pandemic and long-term care During the COVID-19 pandemic, team members working in long-term care homes were often required to perform duties outside of their typical day-to-day responsibilities. With limited...

Case competition brings community together to address social isolation

The risk of experiencing social isolation increases dramatically as we age, particularly for people within racialized groups and individuals impacted by dementia. But research tells us that when we spend more time with loved ones and remain connected to the community,...

10th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality to Explore Challenges and Choices in Later Life

2023 marks the year of the 10th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality. The conference has taken place every two years since 2000 and brings people together from all over the world to share knowledge of spirituality and aging: expert researchers and...

Research Break: 3rd Dose and COVID-19 Immune Response in Long-Term Care

Research break is a series of short webinars to share timely and evolving research with those working in the senior living sector, older adults, care partners, and the general public. In the 3rd Dose and COVID-19 Immune Response in Long-Term Care webinar, Andrew...

Arts and Aging Day Canada: Expressing with creativity to improve quality of life

Studies have shown that the arts can enhance quality of life for older adults. Participating in the arts can bring people together, provide an opportunity for personal growth, and spark fond memories. Unfortunately, there is a limited focus on the arts for older...

International conference highlights importance of spirituality and aging

This month, spiritual care providers, academics and researchers, senior care leaders, older adults and those interested in spirituality are coming together to discuss the importance of building connections, communicating and listening at the 9th International...

RIA celebrates World Seniors Citizens Day

Each year, around the globe, people honour older adults by celebrating World Seniors’ Day on August 21. World Senior Citizens Day highlights the accomplishments of older adults, as well as their participation and contributions in society, to raise awareness of the...
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