SAVE THE DATE! Aging in the City Series Speakers Series - November 18th at Vaughan Civic Resource Library

Join us for an exciting discussion on November 18 at 6pm at the Civic Centre Resource Library for Moving Forward: Health and Function in Later Life as part of the Aging in the City Speakers Series hosted by the York University Centre for Aging Research & Education (YU-CARE). You are invited to a public talk […]

Moving Forward: Health and Function in Later Life - Event Re-cap

Thank you to everyone who made it out on cold and rainy Monday evening to the beautiful and spacious Vaughan Civic Centre Resource Library! The event featured fascinating presentations about muscle functioning and lifelong health by Professor Joe Baker and Assistant Professor Jaclyn Hurley from the School of Kinesiology and Health Science. Learn more about […]

2019 Research Spotlight: David A. Hood in the news discussing exercise and healthy aging

In recent months, YU-CARE member David A. Hood and colleagues have presented upon the relationship between exercise and the aging process. The research produced by Dr. Hood and his colleagues at the York University Muscle Health Research Centre is impactful along the themes of the physiology of aging and healthy aging promotion. This spring, Dr. […]

2019 Research Spotlight: Dr. Gary Turner presents cognitive aging in a new light

Research Summary In recent months, YU-CARE Steering Committee member Dr. Gary Turner from the Department of Psychology has significantly contributed to the study of the cognitive neuroscience of aging. Dr. Turner's research uses MRI techniques to investigate how brain functioning is related to cognitive changes that occur in older adulthood. His recent studies expand beyond […]

2019 Research Spotlight: Brad A. Meisner stimulates a dialogue about leisure and community activities and healthy aging

Research Summary This year, YU-CARE Steering Committee member Brad A. Meisner from the School of Kinesiology and Health Science has significantly contributed to studying the important relationships between leisure and community activities and healthy aging. Meisner's studies, linked below, argue that the meaningful inclusion and involvement of older adults in leisure and community activities are […]

2019 Research Spotlight: Dr. Mary Fox awarded CIHR grants for aging and health services studies

Exciting and important new research is coming! This spring, YU-CARE Steering Committee member Dr. Mary Fox was awarded funding from two Canadian Institutes of Health Research grants to evaluate and improve health care services in Canadian rural communities. In March, Dr. Fox was awarded funding for a three-year project aimed to improve hospital-to-home transitional care […]