Funding available for technology initiatives

The Supporting Inclusion through Intergenerational Partnerships (SIIP) project is inviting community stakeholders in Waterloo Region to submit proposals for initiatives that facilitate older adults’ participation in virtual programs. SIIP is looking to award $90,000 to an initiative that will: Support the social inclusion of older adults by increasing access to technology (devices or infrastructure); or …

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Notice: Community Think Tank cancelled

The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) is committed to protecting the health and safety of our team, partners and the community. We have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and after much review and consideration, the RIA has decided to cancel the SIIP Community Think Tank in the best interest of all involved. Read more…

RIA receives funding to promote social inclusion among older adults living with dementia

Media Release WATERLOO, ON (February 14, 2020) — The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) announced its latest initiative to enhance life for those living with dementia in Waterloo Region at a public event hosted today. The Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors, was on hand to make the announcement for funding to the Supporting …

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