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Ground-breaking ceremony for Schlegel Centre of Excellence for Innovation in Aging a success

Today’s ground-breaking ceremony celebrated the beginning of construction on University of Waterloo’s North Campus, the future home of the RIA. Learn more.

The event received the following media attention (November 14, 2013):

Stats Canada uses Schlegel Research Chair Heather Keller’s SCREEN, finds 1/3 of Canada’s seniors at nutritional risk

Statistics Canada released the results of the Healthy Aging arm of their Canadian Community Health Survey which found that 1/3 of community dwelling seniors are at nutritional risk. The study used an adapted version of A-HA Researcher and Schlegel Research Chair Dr. Heather Keller‘s SCREEN tool (Seniors in the Community Risk Evaluation for Eating and Nutrition).

Cowan Foundation supports RIA’s memory care program

RIA is pleased to announce the launch of a specialized memory care program in collaboration with the Centre for Family Medicine Family Health Team and Schlegel Villages. This program is made possible through a generous donation from The Cowan Foundation and will be offered in Kitchener, Guelph, Etobicoke and Whitby.