Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health

International Day of Older Persons 2016

Join us on September 30th for the Valued Elder Recognition Award (VERA) ceremony, followed by a lecture from Dr. Colette Smart and her students from SMARTLab entitled "Skills, Not Pills: Emerging Science of How the Aging Brain Can Heal Itself". Registration is required.

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The Walrus Talks Quality of Life

Neena Chappell and Kelli Stajduhar present at The Walrus Talks Quality of Life in Vancouver, BC, June 2, 2016.

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Valued Elder Recognition Award (VERA) Nomination Form 2016

The 2016 Valued Elder Recognition Award (VERA) nomination form is online. The submission deadline is July 22, 2016 at 4:30pm. 

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Doctor Phyllis McGee removing the last recording device from a participant's vehicle

Research impact

Dr. Phyllis McGee removing the final in-car recording device from a Candrive participant's vehicle on December 15, 2015. Sincere thanks to all participants in the Candrive study!

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Christie demonstrating his research

Faculty researchers

Learn about our faculty researchers and their areas of interest.

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Tuokko standing in front of a car

Participate in our research

Volunteer to be a research participant!

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Making a difference in peoples' lives

Canada, like other countries, faces new challenges with the aging of our population. This complex issue matters to the well-being of today's older Canadians and those who will grow old tomorrow.

Building on 24 years of exemplary research activity, the Centre on Aging, now renamed as the Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health is well-positioned to address the challenges and opportunities this demographic shift offers individuals, families, communities and nations.