Studies In Aging & Developmental Disabilties

Georgian College: GERO1016 Introduction to Gerontological Studies

This course outlines issues and methods in the field and introduces the contribution of various disciplines to an understanding of the aging process.

St. Lawrence College: DEVE 2 – Aging and Developmental Services

The aim of this course is to familiarize students with some of the issues affecting elderly people in general and those with developmental disabilities in particular. Areas discussed include physical and health concerns, mental health concerns, and psycho-social concerns. As well, students will develop basic knowledge and skills for assisting older adults with therapeutic and diversional activities to meet their diverse leisure needs.

Canadian Colleges And Universities With Programs On Aging/Developmental Disabilities

McGill Centre for Studies in Aging

Site includes access to the McGill Centre Journal on Aging

Mount Saint Vincent University

Nova Scotia Centre on Aging – The Centre has a mandate of research, continuing education and community consultation in age-related issues and its work has received national attention.

University of Western Ontario – The Developmental Disabilities Division (DDD)

A variety of aging resources and sites available on this page.

Agency/Academic Partnership Educational Programs


Institute for Human Development, Life Course and Aging – University of Toronto

Continuing Education in Aging and Health at McMaster University

The Gerontology Research Centre at Simon Fraser University

Centre on Aging at the University of Manitoba

Quebec Network for Research on Aging

Internet Resources from the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax