This blog post is written by Aging Activisms research team member Heidi Burns. Heidi is an MA candidate at the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies at Trent University. Her MA research centres on the connections between Manoomin (Wild Rice) gathering to inter-generational relationships, community relationships and well-being over life course. Out of a love for all things living she hopes through the collaborative community based project to better learn abo
On Tuesday, October 17, at Hunter Street Books, editors Sally Chivers and Ulla Kriebernegg will be launching their new collection, Care Home Stories: Aging, Disability and Long-Term Residential Care. Click on the image above to find more information!
Below I offer some words and reflections written immediately following the Solidarity Weekend full-day counter protest on September 30, 2017, in Nogojiwanong (Peterborough) on the land of the Mississauga Anishinaabe – these words are circulating already on social media. Aging Activisms was honoured to be there in an organizing capacity as well as in our role as researchers. We carried out interviews all weekend on the streets, recording people’s perspectives on what was takin