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Help address the complex needs of an aging population and train future generations of researchers and practitioners to do the same.

Who we are

As community-engaged scholars, we emphasize agency, social participation, and inclusion of older adults in the study of the aging process.

engAGE facilitates research in four areas:

  • Culture, Creativity and Aging;
  • Community, Care and Connectivity;
  • Health, Wellbeing and the Lifecourse;
  • Politics, Policy and the Economics of Aging.
Together we seek to answer questions like the following:
Q: 'What are the cultural experiences of older people and how is engagement with the arts and humanities important in later life?'
Q: 'How can care be reimagined to emphasize the agency of older people and foster better social inclusion and sense of belonging?'
Q: 'How do people remain engaged in policy development and public life as they age?'
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Why we need your help

Donor support will bolser projects addressing the many facets of this area of research. Highlights include:

  • Enhancing AGEncy: Understanding the Potential for Older Adults’ Use of Digital Technology;
  • The Consortium for the early identification of Alzheimer’s disease;
  • Bilingual Speech Comprehension and Aging;
  • Portable Devices for Vision Enhancement in Older Adults;
  • Engaging Generations at a Childcare Centre;
  • The Impact of Hearing Impairment on Mobility - Moving from Lab to Life;
Please give generously today.
To learn more about these and other projects, visit our webpage or follow us on Twitter at @engAGE_CU.

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