Student Resources

Resources for Gerontology Students

Please find below a list of online resources that may be of interest to CAG-SC members interested in networking, gerontology education programs, student funding opportunities, trainings, aging information, etc:

  • National Initiative for Care for the Elderly: NICE is an international network of researchers, practitioners and students dedicated to improving the care of older adults, both in Canada and abroad. Their website includes a student resource page that lists gerontology programs across Canada.
  • Canadian Frailty Network: Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) is Canada’s sole network devoted to improving care for older Canadians living with frailty and supporting their families and caregivers.
  • AGE-WELL: AGE-WELL NCE (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life NCE Inc.) is Canada’s technology and aging network.
  • Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE): AGHE is a membership organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training, and research programs in the field of aging. Their website includes a searchable online directory of gerontology programs (most programs are from the US but some are from Canada).
  • McMaster Optimal Aging Portal: The Portal offers direct and easy access to evidence-based information about how to stay healthy, active and engaged, and how to manage our health conditions, as we grow older. The Portal aims to be a trusted voice on optimal aging for citizens, clinicians, public health professionals and policymakers.
  • Réseau Québécois de Recherche sur le Vieillissement (RQRV): Le Réseau québécois de recherche sur le vieillissement (RQRV) a officiellement été créé en 1995, grâce au support financier du Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ). Le rôle du comité des étudiants du RQRV est de constituer une voix crédible pour étudiants gradués et post-gradués du RQRV. Servir de canal de communication privilégié entre les étudiants et la direction du RQRV, et aussi participer à la mission de formation et de diffusion et transfert des connaissances.