New at the CLSA

2020
Dec
23 rd

National Coordinating Centre closed December 24, 2020 – January 4, 2021

The National Coordinating Centre (NCC) will be closed for the holidays from December 24, 2020 until January 4, 2021.

2020
Dec
18 th

COVID-19 Study Data Dashboard

Baseline findings from the CLSA COVID-19 Study are now available through an interactive dashboard. 

2020
Dec
17 th

CLSA response to COVID-19

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is dedicated to supporting and improving the health and quality of life for all people living in Canada through conducting high-quality research.

2020
Dec
14 th

CLSA investigator named AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow

Dr. Susan Kirkland, co-principal investigator for the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), has received the AGE-WELL’s Honorary Fellow Award, recognizing her long-term and substantial contributions to research and innovation in the AgeTech sector, as well as her significant contribution to AGE-WELL. 

2020
Dec
10 th

Trainee Spotlight: Q&A with Andrea Mayo

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?  My name is Andrea Mayo, and I am a student at Dalhousie University, completing my Ph.D. in health. My focus is on lifestyle behaviors and preventing and/or reducing frailty. I am from East Hants, Nova Scotia; however, I completed my Bachelor's and Master's degrees at the University of New Brunswick.

2020
Dec
10 th

Apply Now: CIHR Institute of Aging Summer Program in Aging (SPA 2021)

This May, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows will have an opportunity to learn about research related to longitudinal studies on aging through the CIHR Institute of Aging Summer Program in Aging. 

2020
Nov
6 th

CLSA investigators honoured by the Canadian Association on Gerontology

Two CLSA researchers have been recognized for their contributions to research on aging by the Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG).

2020
Oct
1 st

$4M investment launches national study on COVID-19 antibodies in older adults

A $4-million investment from Canada's COVID-19 Immunity Task Force will launch a national study to investigate the burden of SARS-CoV-2 infection among aging Canadians, a population that has been shown to be at greatest risk for severe outcomes from COVID-19 disease. 

2020
Sep
22 nd

Data Collection Site staff at Dalhousie University may experience power outages due to inclement weather

Due to impending weather conditions, CLSA staff working at Dalhousie University may experience power outages on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Scheduled participant appointments may be affected. If you are a participant and need to get in touch about an appointment, please contact info@clsa-elcv.ca. Please note that service on the CLSA toll-free line (1-866-999-8303) is not affected.

2020
Sep
14 th

Statement on Indigenous identifiers in the CLSA

In consultation with leaders in the field of Indigenous health research and members of the Indigenous community, the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is currently reviewing its policies and procedures related to the governance and use of Indigenous identifiers in the CLSA.