Whyte Ridge CC Presents: Celebrating Diversity — Aging
Sunday November 24, 2019 from 3-5 pm @ WRCC
To raise awareness and promote healthy aging.
- Live music featuring Leo Gosselin (leogosselin.com)
- 20 min. presentation on healthy aging & healthy communities by Dr. Verena Menec
- Coffee, tea & refreshments!
People are living longer than ever and, for the first time in history, there are now more older adults in Canada than children. How can people stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible? And how can we make communities more age-friendly to that people can stay healthy?
Verena Menec, PhD —Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. Her research focuses on factors related to healthy aging, and how to make communities more age-friendly.