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RIA News




RIA News is released every Spring and Fall and features a collection of stories highlighting RIA activities.

2018 – Featured on the Front Page:

2017 Featured on the Front Page:

  • Fall-Winter – Designing Technology that Cares
  • Spring RIA Welcomes Global Force in Dementia Innovation

2016 Featured on the Front Page:

  • Fall – Move More program Picking Up Speed
  • Spring National Network for Culture Change Grows at Walk with Me 2016

2015 Featured on the Front Page:

  • Fall – Opening the doors on the new Centre of Excellence
  • Spring – Working Together to Put Living First

2014Featured on the Front Page:

  • Spring – Fighting for a New Old Age
  • Fall – Global Researchers Agree: Moving More is Key to Healthy Aging

RIA’s A-HA program releases a newsletter each year highlighting food and nutrition research activities.

Research Matters


Research Matters is a monthly publication that highlights one RIA success story in every issue.


  • July –  Intimacy in Long-Term Care
  • June –  Curiosity Fair
  • May –  The Second Heart project
  • April – Challenging Prejudice at Walk with Me 
  • March – Future Physicians Make New ‘Old Friends’
  • February – BABEL receives $2M grant
  • January – True Collaboration in Virtual reality


  • December – RIA Initiatives Leading the Way
  • November – Square Stepping Exercise
  • October – Staying Fit in Later Life
  • September – Designing Technology that Cares
  • August – Turning Ideas into Innovations
  • July – Adopt a Student Program
  • June – Mealtimes Matter in Long-Term Care
  • May – Building relationships at the 3rd CCE
  • April – Bringing the Residents’ Bill of Rights Alive
  • March – Dr. Al Power joins RIA team
  • February – What makes a team extraordinary?
  • January – Everyone has a role to play in changing the culture of aging


  • December – New Schlegel Research Chair in Technology
  • November – Core Heart Team Concept Catching Fire
  • October – Move More takes root at Erin Meadows
  • September – Culture Change Exchange Inspires Many
  • August – Cultivating and Spreading Innovations
  • JulyMemories Honoured through Generous Donations
  • JuneRecognizing Excellence in the Living Classrooms
  • May –  International Oral Health Summit
  • April – Personal Perspectives at Walk with Me 2016
  • March – A Recipe Resource for Healthy Aging in Ontario
  • February – RIA Welcomes Newest Chair, Dr. Linda Lee
  • January – Research, Education, Practice: The RIA’s Strategic Plan 2016-2020





Past Editions of these publications can be found in Newsletter Archives