March 18, 2014
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May 20, 2014 - May 21, 2014
Schlegel Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care
Our goal is to be one of the top five innovation institutes for aging in the world.
The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging brings researchers, educators and professionals together to find ways to improve care and living for older adults, within the ever-changing landscape of independent living, homecare support and long-term care.
…enhancing quality of life for older adults everywhere through high-quality research evidence.
The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging partners with the University of Waterloo and Conestoga College to conduct practice-relevant research and knowledge translation to inform program development, improve training, and influence policy.
…using innovation and excellence in education and workforce development to change the way we support older adults for optimal health and quality of life.
The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging partners with Conestoga College and the University of Waterloo to change education delivery and training programs that will build a highly-skilled workforce committed to working with older adults.
…transforming the culture of aging through vibrant communities where seniors live, students learn and researchers explore.
The RIA has established innovation-friendly environments in 12 long-term care and retirement communities operating as Schlegel Villages.
Processes are in place for attracting and supporting researchers, and for developing new models for learning through living classrooms. What is learned here is disseminated broadly to benefit the entire system and older adults everywhere.