London area doctor creates a prescription form for exercise and nutrition | November 23, 2016A London area doctor has designed a unique prescription form to make it easy for his colleagues to prescribe not medication, but exercise and nutrition. And he has support from the region’s medical officer of health.
96-year-old CCAA participant is still horseback riding | October 25, 2016Dinnie Greenway loves riding horses, and she's not letting a little thing like age stop her. She says horseback riding is an addiction that has kept her going her whole life.
CCAA helping improve senior fitness levels in PEI | November 18, 2015A New Horizons Grant will enable go!PEI to increase its low-cost, physical activity programming options for older adults all across the Island, by training a group of 16 Islanders in the CCAA's Seniors' Fitness Instructor Course.
Advancing Alzheimer research | October 28, 2015The research of two promising, young Western students receives support and recognition from the Foundation of the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex
Aging alert! If you don’t move it, you could lose it | August 05, 2015Did you know? Falls are the leading cause of hospital admissions for older Canadians. Daily movement and exercise helps to reduce the incidence of falls associated with the increasingly sedentary lifestyles of Canadian seniors.
R2A Student Experience | May 12, 2015Health Sciences student, Billy Tran, shares his experience at the CCAA's 2014 Research to Action Conference at Western University.
Reconnecting cities and an aging population | May 06, 2015Stefanie Kuhn, looks to apply the lessons learned from London’s Cherryhill Village Mall to her work on urban planning for an aging population at Cambridge University.
Building a better hip implant | March 10, 2015A team of Western University undergrads has invented a sensor that can detect implant loosening following hip replacement surgery. This device could be a game changer for hip replacements in the future.
Western Set to Lead Bone and Joint Research | November 05, 2014Western University recently announced a generous investment to support a multidisciplinary approach to bone and joint research.
Outdoor Fitness for Seniors | July 23, 2014Fun and functional, 8-week outdoor exercise program, led by a certified senior fitness instructor.Starts August 5 at the Middlesex Centre Wellness and Recreation Complex, Komoka.
CCAA helping dementia sufferers stay active | March 13, 2014Western's Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging is playing a key role in unveiling a physical activity and mental awareness program for individuals in the early to mid-stages of dementia.
Meet CCAA Centenarian, Hanna Spencer, at R2A 2014! | June 03, 2014CCAA centenarian, Hanna Spencer, will be in attendance for a special meet and greet this year to mark her 101st year and the CCAA’s 25th Anniversary!
New Dementia and Exercise Workshop Launch Date Set | June 03, 2014Functional Exercise for Dementia (FE4D) teaches fitness professionals to maximize functional outcomes in dementia and Alzheimer clients by leading effective exercise programs within a variety of settings.
Classes Cancelled Due to Extreme Weather | January 07, 2014Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold weather alert and as a result all Tuesday January 7th exercise classes have been cancelled. Classes will resume on Wednesday, January 8. Stay warm!
Milestone Birthday for Longtime Member | December 13, 2013On December 13 CCAA staff and participants celebrated Hanna Spencer's 100th birthday. Hanna has been an energetic and vibrant participant in the 8:15 am class for over 20 years and continues to impress everyone with her enthusiasm and dedication to exercise.