Seniors

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Ageism: Connexipedia Article
Article
Also called age discrimination, it is stereotyping of and discrimination against individuals or groups because of their age.
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Putnam, Robert D.
Book
2000
Bowling Alone documents the rise and fall of community activity in the twentieth century in the United States and the social changes this reflects. It offers all the evidence, the confirmatory and the...
Canada's Fighting Seniors
Gifford, C.G.
Book
1990
A look at the growth of a senior's movement in Canada in the 1980s.
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Now is the Time to Prepare for Retirement
Huggett, Howard
Article
You prepare for retirement in the way you lead your life long before retirement.
Politics and Pensioners Concerned
Parsons, Jack
Article
1978
A report by the Canadian Pensioners Concerned about the possibility that tax-exempt charitable organizations could lose this status if they become involved in the political process.
The Raging Grannies
Brightwell, Betty
Article
We sing satire. We aren't very good at singing, but the medium being the message, as grannies in bright colourful clothes fashionable a couple of generations ago, and wearing smiles, outrageous hats a...
The Senior Citizens' Survival Manual
Kaysing, Bill
Book
1987
A book about radical transformation, about how to make your senior years your most powerful, productive and fulfilling years.
Simple Living Investments For Old Age
Phillips, Michael
Book
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Too Damn Old!
Meister, Dick
Article
2009
Ageism can strike anyone once they reach a certain age -- sometimes as early as 40 -- and it can make the victim feel unwanted, unneeded and oppressed.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions provides information and services for advocacy groups, voluntary and non-profit organizations, and individuals, who are working for social and economic justice, environmental responsibility...
Gray Panthers
Working to create a humane society that puts the needs of people over profits, responsibility over power, and democracy over institutions. Values: Honoring Maturity: The concept of aging takes into ...
Neighbourhood Link Support Services
Advocates for seniors' rights, comments on government policies, and provides services, programming, and supportive housing in east Toronto.
Winchevsky Centre (Morris Winchevsky School)
The Winchevsky Centre is a progressive secular Jewish community centre offering intergenerational cultural and educational opportunities emphasizing Jewish history and traditions. Programs reflect a s...
Woodgreen Community Centre
Committed to a comprehensive community approach to enhance the quality of life and self-determination for all people of East Toronto.

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

AdvantAge Ontario
AdvantAge Ontario is the trusted voice for senior care. We are community-based, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to supporting the best possible aging experience.

Sources Library

Activities of daily living
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Seniors Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to seniors in the Sources directory for the media.
The village where people have dementia -- and fun
Henley, Jon
2012
How is society to look after the ever-growing number of people with dementia? A curiously uplifting care home near Amsterdam may have the answers.

From the Connexions Archives

National Senior News
Periodical profile published 1991
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991
The Newfoundland and Labrador Pensioners and Senior Citizens Federation
Organization
1982
This organization represents some 250 senior citizens clubs in Newfoundland and Labrador.