Brenda Strafford Centre on Aging
Seniors' Week 2023
Seniors’ Week is celebrated annually across Alberta, offering an opportunity to show appreciation for older adults and the many contributions they make to our community.
This year's theme Aging is more... focuses on exciting Calgarians about aging through various activities happening throughout the city. The celebrations promise fun for all as organizations, businesses and individual Calgarians collaborate to host enjoyable and inclusive events that showcase the potential in aging.
April 19, 2023
UCalgary researcher hopes to drive change for people with dementia.
March 16, 2023
Older adults put on their dancing shoes for physical and mental well-being.
March 1, 2023
Working more and making less: Canada needs to protect immigrant women care workers as they age.
Feb. 7, 2023
New living option for Calgary seniors brings them closer to family. UCalgary's Dr. John Brown weighs in.
Jan. 30, 2023
UCalgary researcher, Dr. Alex Bierman, delivers keynote address on caregiving, aging, and financial experiences at national conference.
Nov. 22, 2022
Two UCalgary faculties join forces as they leverage technology to improve health-care outcomes.
Oct. 6, 2022
AGE-WELL partners with the Brenda Strafford Centre on Aging to co-fund Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Awards in Technology and Aging.
Sept. 2, 2022
Dr. Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Academic Lead of the Brenda Strafford Centre on Aging, was one of four UCalgary researchers inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.
Aug. 30, 2022
Five UCalgary researchers working to improve the quality of life for patients in palliative and end-of-life care are receiving provincial government funding to expand their research.
Aug. 24, 2022
UCalgary researcher, Dr. Alex Bierman, talks about age discrimination in the workplace on CBC's Alberta at Noon with Judy Aldous.
July 29, 2022
UCalgary researchers find that 1 in 4 middle-aged and older adults reported a change in their alcohol consumption during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 7, 2022
UCalgary nursing faculty leads innovative simulation project with Brenda Strafford Foundation.
April 20, 2022
While many cultures have traditions of respect for older persons, Western attitudes toward aging are often negative. A growing body of research shows the dire consequences of ageism.