Seniors College Association of Nova Scotia (SCANS)

The spring term (April-May) has concluded in Halifax-Dartmouth, Chester, Mahone Bay, Liverpool, and Truro.

Lyme Disease in Nova Scotia by Dr. Janet Sperling
Recording of the Zoom webinar from May 16th
McGill University

The Brainy Boomer
September 27 2022 (12:00-1:00 pm Eastern Time) . Should we be concerned about older dads?  by  Dr. Bernard Robaire, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS
Advanced paternal age (APA) is associated with a wide range of adverse effects on progeny. Although the exact mechanism underlying this association are yet to be resolved, sperm chromatin quality in both animal models and man in APA. Spontaneous mutations, oxidative stress and DNA breaks are increased in spermatozoa of older males. We have examined how APA affects progeny outcome in animal models and how gene expression is altered with APA in both animals and man.
To Register: Should we be concerned about older dads?
College and University Retiree Associations of Canada (CURAC)

CURAC’s Later Life Learning Committee provides a calendar of learning events offered by member associations across Canada. Please note that many events are free. Some require a small fee or an annual fee comparable to Seniors College Association of NS (SCANS).

A non-profit nationwide network with 80,000 members of the education retiree community. A membership fee of $70 annually provides access to a wealth of workshops and webinars of interest to Canadian retirees.
Compiled by Susan Holmes