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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Government of Canada invests in pan-Canadian projects that support seniors

Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and workplaces. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to providing Canadian seniors with greater security and a better quality of life. Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, announced that the Government of Canada will support up to 22 organizations across Canada whose projects will engage and connect seniors to important supports and services in their communities. Read more…