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NSCA Newsletter

WHAT'S HAPPENING!

TEDx MSVU - AGING WELL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Registration is open for TEDx MSVU Aging Well on Oct. 4, from 4-7pm at Mount Saint Vincent University, an evening filled with thought-provoking speakers. For more information go to www.msvu.ca/tedxmsvu To register go to https://tedxmsvu.eventbrite.ca Students can volunteer at msvu.ca
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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN CAG 2018: Registration is now open for CAG 2018. Early Bird Registration is open until August 24! CAG2018: Making It Matter: Mobilizing Aging Research, Practice & Policy. This is the 47th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting Canadian Association on Gerontology from October 18-20, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. For more information go to http://CAG2018.ca 

RETIREMENT-IT'S MORE THAN THE MONEY! WORKSHOPS: NSCA offers a workshop that explores the importance of social participation in retirement. The 2.5 hour interactive workshop is available to employers or associations who are interested in helping prepare their employees/members for retirement. Contact us today (nsca@msvu.ca) for more information on having the workshop offered in your workplace or as part of an upcoming event.

WE'RE HIRING! - POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE: We are seeking a candidate for a two-year Postdoctoral fellowship to begin in April 2018. The fellowship is for the Seniors Adding Life to Years (SALTY) project and will work closely with the Scientific Lead, Dr. Janice Keefe, and her national research team. For more information, click here.

SALTY PROJECT IN ITS 3RD YEAR: Data analysis for the SALTY project is well underway. The first publications from the streams’ work are anticipated in the next few months and findings will be presented at the Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) in October, 2018 and the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in November, 2018.  In the coming year, the full team will meet in person in Halifax (May 2019), a webinar will be planned to present key research findings to date and policy workshops for BC, AB, ON and NS to present the results of the policy review and the lived experiences of residents will be planned for Fall 2019.  Click here for more information on the SALTY project.