The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health was pleased to host a Research and Innovation in Aging Forum webinar featuring Michael Nicin, Executive Director, National Institute on Ageing, Ryerson University. This included an introduction to the concept of social capital, a discussion of social capital and seniors in Toronto and suggestions for targeted solutions and opportunity to flag current gaps.
This study established baseline information about quality of life for urban Aboriginal peoples using the mixed methods approach of Community-University Institute for Social Research. 40 pages. Last reviewed November, 2018.
The objective of this study was to examine the personal characteristics, disease-related impairment variables, such as activity limitations and environmental factors as correlates of social participation in older adults with vision loss. The investigators utilized the WHO's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Model. 11 pages. Last reviewed August 2018.
The AFC work is led by a community based organization/network. The community is currently working on implementing the tasks of their Action Plan. Their focus areas are transportation, isolation/inclusion and assistive living.