Get Psyched! Engaging with Aging and Psychology
This year the fourth annual Get Psyched! Engaging with Aging and Psychology event was held on Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at Ryerson University as part of the Chang School’s 50+ Festival. This free event consisted of talks in the morning on decision making in old age and challenges faced by informal caregivers, followed by conversation sessions in the afternoon on particular topics in aging research including meditation and mindfulness, healthy sleep habits, and social engagement on the internet. For further details and registration for future events please visit www.fiftyplusfestival.ca or http://www.ryerson.ca/rspp/events/
Alive Inside documentary viewing
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Inspired by the Alive Inside documentary, the Ryerson campus iPod Drive to support the Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s Music & Memory iPod Project took place on September 16th to 20th, 2013. Click here for more information. Ipod Drive: http://www.ryerson.ca/rspp/
Toronto Public Library Talks
CAL members, primarily graduate students and RAs, have presented at five Toronto public libraries: Deer Branch, Goldhawk Park, Annette Street, Spadina Road, and the Toronto Reference Library, to promote healthy aging. Their most recent talk on January 31st, 2012, at the Toronto Reference Library attracted an audience of over 160 people!
CAL was invited to participate in the Toronto Reference Library event: Boomers and Beyond: Explore & Engage! This event showcased organizations that support and offer opportunities for engaged living for older adults. It was held on Friday, October 26, 2012.