"Aging is an asset, not a burden" says CLSA Lead Principal Investigator

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The CLSA's Lead Principal Investigator, Dr. Parminder Raina, published an op-ed titled, "It's time to treat aging as an asset, not a burden" in The Conversation on October 16, 2017. 

In this article, Dr. Raina advocates for an ongoing commitment to research that's focused on interventions and strategies that promote optimal aging and promise better health, higher quality of life, improved dignity and greater financial and social security — not just to older adults, but to all generations. "If we stop looking at aging only in terms of loss and dependency, we can learn to capitalize on its promise by investing in age-friendly communities with integrated services," he says. 

Click here to read the full article. 

Please note: this article was also published in The National Post and The Hamilton Spectator