OTTAWA, June 5 /CNW Telbec/ - We've heard a lot on research about the
downside of aging, but what about the upside? When it comes to aging, it
shouldn't all be bad news - and it certainly isn't. Researchers now believe
the boomer generation might be healthier seniors than previous generations.
CIHR researchers are available to speak about research being done about
becoming a healthy senior citizen.
Boomers. A healthier senior generation?
Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews, Scientific Director at the Canadian Institutes
of Health Research Institute of Aging
The secrets of healthy seniors
Dr. Barbara Payne, CIHR-funded researcher from the University of Manitoba
Improving seniors' quality of life through research
Dr. Sylvie Ninon Belleville and Dr. Yves C. Joanette, CIHR-funded
researchers from the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal
Walking is the most popular physical activity among Canadian seniors -
how can neighbourhoods help?
Ms. Theresa Grant, CIHR-funded researcher from the University of Ottawa
Memory tricks for older adults
Dr. Nicole D. Anderson, CIHR-funded researcher from Baycrest Hospital
Healthy aging: are genetics a factor?
Dr. Angela R. Brooks-Wilson and Dr. Marco Antonio Marra, CIHR-funded
researchers from the BC Cancer Agency's Genome Sciences Centre
Fighting back against frailty: prevention that works
Dr. Francis Langlois, CIHR-funded researcher from the Institut
universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal
Aging, bilingualism, and communication: An electrophysiological and
Dr. Shanna Catherine Kousaie, CIHR-funded researcher from Concordia
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is the Government of
Canada's agency for health research. CIHR's mission is to create new
scientific knowledge and to catalyze its translation into improved health,
more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian
health-care system. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and
support to more than 11,000 health researchers and trainees across Canada.
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