The Centre on Aging will be hosting two separate half day workshops. The morning workshop will focus on ageism and communications; followed by a second workshop discussing healthy aging workshops, with a focus on the World Health Organization’s Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health in the afternoon.
The morning half day workshop will focus on ageism and communications, providing sound information and practical solutions for how to communicate effectively about aging-related issues. This is a great opportunity to make connections with community members or staff at senior serving organizations. The Ageism and Communications Workshops will be held during the morning this fall in the following communities:
A light lunch will be provided to participants after the workshop.
There is no cost to attend the workshops, but pre-registration is required. Complete the online workshop registration form.
If you require assistance with using the online registration form, view the tutorial instructions for using the online registration form.
Ageism is rampant across the world and has been identified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a major issue facing older adults. For older adults to be fully valued by society and hence included socially, ageism needs to be overcome. Unfortunately, many ways that are currently used to communicate about aging might unknowingly have negative effects. Based on public opinion research and empirical testing, the FrameWorks Institute has developed a new toolkit for communicating about aging.
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The University of Manitoba is committed to achieving accessibility for those disabled by barriers. Please contact the Centre by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 204-474-8754 in advance if you require any accessibility accommodations to participate.