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The McMaster University Retirees Association (MURA)
One of Canada’s oldest academic retiree associations continues to give back to the university
While reading an item in the January 11, 2022 Globe and Mail titled “Prescription overload is a serious and growing health issue for seniors”, members of the ADRP were reminded of Dr. David Gardner’s talk at the 2018 CURAC Conference. This talk was titled “Deprescribing: It’s no dream. Sleep well without sleeping pills.” The work of the Deprescribing Network is referenced in the CURAC Bulletin on Medications and Older Persons . CURAC: Medications and Older Persons (2020)
Birding Information
The Nova Scotia Birding Society (NSBS) has asked our member Susan Holmes to create some guides on backyard birding. The following three flyers are presented with the permission of the NSBS.
Flyer 1, Flyer 2, Flyer 3
Financial Information
The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada offers this resource. The Budget Planner helps you create a customized budget in 3 simple steps. Click here to see more.
Links to websites from the presentations at the 2021 Century Summit
The Village movement explores novel ways to leverage the metaphor of “it takes a village to raise a child” transformed to “it takes a village to ensure quality of life and dignity as we age”Village to Village Network
Maximum peace of mind meets minimum headaches: Hank brings together all the services your parents need to stay in the home they loveHank
Provides personalized support to help you tackle the logistical and administrative tasks of caring for the ones you love, including yourself.Wellthy
Influencers in AgingNext Avenue
The first and only fully managed living option that uses technology to support simplified access to quality housing, services, experiences, community and safety – at scale.UpsideHoM
A virtual multigenerational village where kids benefit from social-emotional learning and increased resilience, elders benefit from a sense of purpose and expanded community, and most importantly everyone experiences more
Learn anything from the best Guides
350 classes, 350 things to learn, 350 skills to unlock, thousands of different opportunities to make new friends. GetSetUp helps you live better, longer.
The CAE aggregates new and experienced entrepreneurs to create new opportunities and to help market our collective capabilities as a network to worthy projects worldwide.Center for Ageless Entrepreneurs
Committed to triple bottom line aiming to change society’s view of aging by promoting a cultural exchange that allows people to continue to unfold their potential until the end of their days.Travesía 100
B-Corp focused on scaling inclusion of seniorsLabora
Bringing meaning and purpose into the lives of elders through creative engagementTimeSlips
Compiled by Ed Leach
Papers and Articles of Interest
Retiring from ‘University Life’: Critical Reflections on a Retirement Lifestyle Planning Program. A November 2022 article from the International Journal of the Sociology of Leisure