Research Highlights

Professor Heather Keller, Schlegel Research Chair and Kinesiology Professor at the University of Waterloo, leads a pioneering new study to find out why older adults in long-term care homes aren't eating well.
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There are a number of factors that can affect food intake among people living in long-term care. It’s the goal of the RIA's Agri-food for Healthy Aging (A-HA) to focus on how to enhance mealtimes experiences for residents and boost nutrition levels.
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News & Events

Registration for the upcoming Excellence in Resident Centred Care (ERCC) Trainer Course held in Hamilton on October 20, 2014 is now open. Deadline for registration is Sept 24, 2014.
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Memory and Aging Program
An education & workshop series for those experiencing normal age related changes in memory, those with mild cognitive impairment, and those who are interested in learning more about this topic.
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Schlegel Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care

There is a need for innovation in the long-term care sector and the Schlegel CLRI aims to catalyze system transformation through research-informed practice change and innovation in workforce preparedness.    
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Schlegel Villages - Centre of Excellence for Innovation in Aging

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