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Recognizing and Preventing Sexual Assault in Later Life

Amaan Fazal

A recent case of domestic violence and sexual assault of an older woman in Nova Scotia shocked many readers when it was covered in Saltwire. It was a reminder that domestic violence affects women across the life course and that sexual violence against older people is not as rare as we would like t

Creative Caregiving Guide

Amaan Fazal

The Creative Caregiving Guide offers 3-7 separate activities in the categories of: Visual Art; Music; Dance and Movement; and Poetry and Language. Each activity in the guide includes: materials needed to complete the activity, a 5-10 minute instructional video showing a support par

Canada's Colour-Coded Retirement

Amaan Fazal

An intersectional analysis of retirement income and savings in Canada. This paper draws on 2016 census data to provide an intersectional analysis of seniors’ income and of retirement savings among the adult population in Canada. It considers whether two core objectives of government policy— r

Learn a New Language to Train Your Brain and More

Amaan Fazal

Kwei! Bonjour! Buenos dias! γεια σας! Buongiorno! こんにちは! Hallo! Olá! Привет! Saying "Hi". This is one of the first words you try to master when learning a new language. A simple word, but one that allows us to establish a first contact with others... There is no age to lear

Report: Understanding future needs of Canadian veterans

Amaan Fazal

Background Planning for the future needs of Canadian veterans requires comprehensive and detailed data on the size of the Canadian veteran population and their health. This article describes current veteran population estimates and examines the health of two eras of veterans compared with the health

Report: What We Heard - Findings from HSO's Inaugural National Survey on Long-Term Care

Amaan Fazal

In the spring of 2021, HSO invited Canadians to complete its Inaugural National Survey on Long-Term Care (LTC) to get a better sense of their views on what an optimal future state of LTC ought to look like in Canada. The following report provides highlights from the 16,093 responses that were receiv

Gluu Society- Digital Skills for Older Adults

Amaan Fazal

The Canadian nonprofit helping older adults use technology to stay happy, healthy & connected. These easy-to-follow courses and other online learning resources will help older adults learn to use the technology that’s in their lives. Thanks in part to funding from the Government of Canada, lif

Squamish Men's Shed: Health by Stealth Video Series

Amaan Fazal

This video series was produced by The Squamish Men's Shed Society and was created to inform and promote the importance of men's health.  Introducing the Health by Stealth Series Vol. 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFnDaBC_EmA   01 Funeral Planning 101 by Mark McKenzie | Health by Ste


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