The Centre for Education and Research on Aging


“They’re not scary!”
An intergenerational dance project

Fri, Nov 29, 2013
6:30 pm
Lecture theatre (B101)
UFV Abbotsford campus
33844 King Rd., Abbotsford, BC

For six months in 2012, UFV Nursing and Kinesiology researchers explored the benefits for both children and care-home residents involved in an intergenerational dance program in Mission, B.C.

The research team tested the residents for physiological and cognitive benefits and interviewed the children to explore their experience and attitudes towards their elderly dance partners.

These intergenerational relationships were captured in a documentary film produced by UFV Media and Communication Studies faculty and students. Join us for the premiere.

No RSVP necessary — open to the public

For more information, contact

Funding and support for this interdisciplinary project (involving Nursing, Kinesiology, and Media and Communications Studies departments) provided by the UFV Centre for Education and Research on Aging.

Watch the Trailer now!


Adventures in Aging:
Search for the Fountain of Youth

Friday, October 15, 2010
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Room B121, UFV Abbotsford campus
33844 King Rd., Abbotsford

Everyone is searching for the fountain of youth, which they fervently hope will appear magically in the form of a small, easily-swallowed pill that you can take daily (or even better, weekly, or monthly). The reality, however, is that we already know how to slow the aging process and how to improve our chances  of living longer. Equally important, we also know how to maximize our chance of maintaining our good health and vigour, but unfortunately, it does not come from a pill or miracle powder.

Dr. Hister will use his trademark humorous style to tell you how you can:

  • Increase your chances of living longer
  • Lower your risk of developing debilitating, chronic illnesses
  • Slow your aging process
  • Live with more energy and more happiness
  • Lower your stress levels and cope better with life’s inevitable hazards

Information and workshops on:

  • Seniors on stage 
  • Yoga and tai chi
  • Finances for elders
  • Guided autobiography

Enjoy afternoon tea with local elders and a ballet performance by Elders in Motion.

Register today for this free public event!

Lunch and refreshments included. Pre-registration required by phone, email, or online.
Click here to register online now.

Centre for Education and Research on Aging
Toll-free: 1-888-504-7441 local 2818, email:

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