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Age-Friendly for All? A Discussion about Ageism and the Urban Environment, with Amanda Grenier and Chris Phillipson

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

With an aging population, it is more important than ever to foster inclusive spaces for people of all ages. Join us for a fascinating conversation with Dr. Amanda Grenier and Dr. Chris Phillipson about how ageism (discrimination based on age) impacts the experience of getting older in cities and why we need inclusive and anti-ageist urban strategies.

Dr. Grenier is a Professor and the Norman and Honey Schipper Chair in Gerontological Social Work at the University of Toronto and Baycrest Hospital. Dr. Phillipson is a Professor of Social Gerontology and the Inaugural Director of the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing at the University of Manchester.

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This 1-hour program will be recorded and available for replay at the same link.

Questions? Please email programproposals@tpl.ca.

Accessibility

Toronto Public Library is committed to accessibility. Please call or email us if you are Deaf or have a disability and would like to request accommodation to participate in this program. Please let us know as far in advance as possible and we will do our best to meet your request. At least three weeks’ notice is preferred. Phone 416-393-7099 or email accessibleservices@tpl.ca.

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Date:
June 23
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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