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Should I Stay or Should I Move?
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Abby Lee, 4th Year Carleton Student
My name is Abby Lee, and I am conducting my placement with the COA as part of my 4th-year capstone project in the Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences at Carleton University. I am excited to continue to...
Letter to City Councillors
Re: Congratulation on your election; Advancing the wellbeing of Ottawa’s older adults Dear City Councillor, On behalf of The Council on Aging of Ottawa (COA), we would like to congratulate you on your...
George Hartsgrove, Chair, Men’s Breakfast Planning Committee
George Hartsgrove is a retired single gay male, originally from Brantford ON, who spent most of his career in Ottawa.  Soon after arriving in Ottawa to work at Carleton University, George began to volunteer...
Ken Holmes, Chair, Rural Transportation Sub-committee
Ken lives near Fitzroy Harbour in West Carleton ward. He retired in 1992 after a 30-year career in the Canadian Forces as a senior Military Engineering officer who served in command and staff appointments...
Tipsheet - Older Drivers
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Tipsheet - Winter Walking
There is nothing like taking a walk to enjoy the beauty of the season – and walking is one of the best ways to keep healthy. On the other hand, winter can be a challenging time of year to get out and about....
Don’t wait. Vaccinate! Tip Sheet for Older Adults
Vaccinations help to improve health outcomes, especially among older adults. As you age, your immune system weakens and can make fighting off infections more difficult. In fact, there are available and...
A Multi-Sector Team Leverages Technology to Support Safe Transitions at Home: An Ottawa East Ontario Health Team Collaborative Initiative
People living with congestive heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and frail vulnerable older adults are examples of patients who have a prolonged stay in the hospital and who are frequent...
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