Aging

Aging

Connecting gender and ageing: a sociological approach

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English
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Author: 
Sara Arber
Jay Ginn
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Open University Press
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Philadelphia, PA

Challenges the assumption that gender can be treated as static ober the life course, highlighting the differential social effects of ageing on women's and men's roles, relationships and identity.

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AGIN.A7 1995
ISBN 0335194702

Canadian Association on Gerontology

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Policy development

Helps to foster research, education, and policy aimed at improving the quality of life of Canadian seniors.

Primary Telephone: 
613-271-1083
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
cagacg@igs.net
Fax Number: 
613-599-7027
Street Address: 
232-329 March Rd Box 11
City: 
Kanata
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2Z 2E1

Older Women's Network

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Older women (50+)
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Information provision and referral
Research
Advocacy

Forms an organization that works to achieve a caring society in which older women have the opportunity to live in security and with dignity; to participate in the choices affecting their lives; to give mutual support and share creative interests and activities; and to realize their potential. Site provides information on publications, events, and resources.

Primary Telephone: 
416-214-1518
Email Address: 
info@olderwomensnetwork.org
Fax Number: 
416-214-1541
Street Address: 
115 The Esplanade
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5E 1Y7

Four Villages Community Health Centre

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All women
Families
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
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Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support
Clinical or health care services

The centre's goal is to foster a healthy community.

Primary Telephone: 
416-604 3361
Fax Number: 
416-604 3367
Street Address: 
1700 Bloor St W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6P 4C3

Gerontology Research Centre

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NGO - Non Government Organization

The Gerontology Research Centre (GRC) was established in 1982 with the help of grants from Imperial Oil, the Real Estate Foundation of BC, Shoppers Drug Mart, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The associated Department of Gerontology was established in 1983. Together, the GRC and Department serve as a focal point for research, education and information on individual and population aging and maintain an active publications program

Primary Telephone: 
778-782-5062
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Email Address: 
gero@sfu.ca
Fax Number: 
778-782-5066
Street Address: 
2800-515 W Hastings St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 5K3
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Nova Scotia Centre on Aging

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Families
Older women (50+)
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Services de jour
Counseling

For more than 15 years, the NSCA has worked in collaboration with many others to advance knowledge on aging-related issues. Our work includes conducting research projects and evaluation studies; organizing lectures, workshops and conferences; developing and reviewing curricula; developing educational materials such as manuals, information kits and videos; and providing consultative services to community, organizations and government. We invite you to learn more about us by viewing our current and past projects and the resources we have produced. It is our goal that through research, education and community engagement the NSCA will inform policy and practice to enhance the quality of life of older adults and their families.

Primary Telephone: 
902-457-6788
Street Address: 
Mount Saint Vincent University
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3M 2J6
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