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2018
Jun
18 th

Technical issues with participant appointments on June 18, 2018

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) experienced technical issues which affected some interview appointments on June 18, 2018.  If your appointment was missed please contact us to reschedule the interview by calling us at our toll free line at 1-866-999-8303 or email us info@clsa-elcv.ca.  We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.   

2018
Jun
6 th

CIHR annual awards support translation of research into better care for older adults

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-Institute for Aging has implemented the Betty Havens Prize for Knowledge Translation in Aging which aims to recognize the outstanding achievements and excellence in knowledge translation in aging at a local or regional level, and to provide financial support to further foster excellence and innovation in knowledge translation activities.

 

2018
May
31 st

CLSA links with CANUE to release data on environmental health

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) and the Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium (CANUE) have collaborated to link data on air quality, neighbourhood factors, weather and climate, and greenness indicators to CLSA data on health and aging, to enable research on how environmental factors affect the ways in which Canadians age.

2018
May
22 nd

Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging releases first report on health and aging in Canada

Report presents key findings on physical, mental, and social aspects of aging using data collected from 50,000 Canadians aged 45-85

2018
May
3 rd

CLSA Lead Principal Investigator Dr. Parminder Raina Recognized with Canada Research Chair

Dr. Parminder Raina, Lead Principal Investigator of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) and Scientific Director of McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA), has been renewed in his position as Canada Research Chair in Geroscience (Tier 1) at McMaster University.

2018
Apr
27 th

Public Event: CLSA Healthy Aging Seminar, Hamilton ON

On April 9th, 2018, the CLSA Data Collection Site at McMaster University hosted a Healthy Aging Seminar for CLSA participants at McMaster Innovation Park in Hamilton, Ontario.

 

2018
Apr
20 th

Dr. Parminder Raina Re-Appointed as Raymond and Margaret Labarge Chair in Research and Knowledge Application for Optimal Aging at McMaster University

On April 19th, 2018, it was announced that Dr. Parminder Raina, Lead Principal Investigator of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), has been re-appointed as the Raymond and Margaret Labarge Chair in Research and Knowledge Application for Optimal Aging at McMaster University. 

2018
Feb
23 rd

CLSA Lead Principal Investigator Dr. Parminder Raina Appointed to National Seniors Council

Dr. Parminder Raina, Lead Principal Investigator of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), has been appointed a member of the National Seniors Council (NSC) for three years.

 

2018
Jan
4 th

CLSA Achieves Data Access Milestone: 100 Approved Projects and Counting!

The CLSA recently achieved a major data access milestone with the approval of the 100th researcher-led project using CLSA data.

2017
Nov
29 th

Public Event: Medication and Deprescription, Universite de Sherbooke

On November 16th, 2017, the CLSA Data Collection Site at the Universite de Sherbrooke hosted a public event about managing medications as we age for CLSA participants and guests.