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  • Support For Those Living With Dementia Webinar

    On July 21, 2020 Global Ageing Network, Heritage Foundation and BDU Heritage Center for Gerontology  co-hosted a webinar focused on dementia care in the midst of COVID. Four distinguished panelists each provided their perspectives based on their distinct roles and countries. Dr Al Power, U.S.-based gerontologist, described the benefits to

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  • Nursing Home Staff During COVID-19

    Dr. Kathy McGilton is a Senior scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute University Health Network and a professor at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. She is an active presenter for The Global Ageing Network, and her most recent work with GAN includes speaking at the

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  • July 8th Day of Remembrance Reflection

    On this day of remembrance, I have an image of a candle vivid in my mind. On its own, a candle brings a small flicker of light, yet it is a source that shines even stronger the darker it is. No matter where you live in this world, a candle

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  • Heritage Foundation and GAN Webinar Series

    The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold fear and suffering for older people across the world. Less visible but no less worrisome are the broader effects – health care denied for conditions unrelated to COVID-19; neglect and abuse; an increase in poverty and unemployment; the dramatic impact on well-being and mental

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  • Ageism During COVID-19

    Older adults are disproportionally affected by COVID-19. Adults above the age of 65 are more likely to be hospitalized or die from COVID-19. With the development of COVID-19, ageism has resurged, contributing to false beliefs and prejudices about older adults. Dialogue surrounding older adults has painted older adults as unworthy

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