Research Highlights

One of the most important things direct care partners can offer residents in a long-term care or retirement setting is the opportunity to find true meaning in their day-to-day lives. A new RIA study will examine the role of spirituality in the lives of aging women.
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Conestoga/RIA Leadership program inspires Natalie Aikens. "A strong team in the kitchen is so important in the lives of residents, for memorable mealtimes are central to life quality..."
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Culture Change Challenge
The Culture Change Challenge is an opportunity for people residing in long-term care, retirement/independent living, and/or in community settings to share their vision for changing the culture of aging in Canada. Submissions could be a short written piece, a poem, or a piece of art, feel free to be creative!
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Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) has announced that the next Schlegel Research Chair (adding to the team of 6 existing Chairs) will focus on Technology for Independent Living.
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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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