Aging/Elderly Advocacy

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Ageism: Connexipedia Article
Article
Also called age discrimination, it is stereotyping of and discrimination against individuals or groups because of their age.
Berlin's oldest squatters in town defend threatened community centre: Pensioners take a stand against development of their comunity centre
Connolly, Kate
Article
2012
Dozen of pensioners took over a community centre in the east Berlin suburb of Pankow last month after the local council said the building they had used as a community centre for 15 years had to make w...
Canada's Fighting Seniors
Gifford, C.G.
Book
1990
A look at the growth of a senior's movement in Canada in the 1980s.
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Politics and Pensioners Concerned
Parsons, Jack
Article
1978
A report by the Canadian Pensioners Concerned about the possibility that tax-exempt charitable organizations could lose this status if they become involved in the political process.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Dying With Dignity
To improve the quality of dying for all Canadians in accordance with their own wishes, values and beliefs.
Gray Panthers
Working to create a humane society that puts the needs of people over profits, responsibility over power, and democracy over institutions. Values: Honoring Maturity: The concept of aging takes into ...
Neighbourhood Link Support Services
Advocates for seniors' rights, comments on government policies, and provides services, programming, and supportive housing in east Toronto.
Woodgreen Community Centre
Committed to a comprehensive community approach to enhance the quality of life and self-determination for all people of East Toronto.

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From the Connexions Archives

National Senior News
Periodical profile published 1991
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991
The Newfoundland and Labrador Pensioners and Senior Citizens Federation
Organization
1982
This organization represents some 250 senior citizens clubs in Newfoundland and Labrador.