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Celebrating National Seniors Day Today and Every Day at Sheridan College

September 30, 2013

October 1 is International Day of Older Persons

For Immediate Release: September 30, 2013
Oakville, Ontario


The United Nations has designated October 1 as International Day of Older Persons, a date that is also recognized in Canada as National Seniors Day. For the past ten years, the Sheridan Elder Research Centre (SERC) at Sheridan College has conducted applied research to create innovative strategies to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families.

The attached infographic created by Katie Turk, a fourth year student in Sheridan’s Bachelor of Illustration program as well as a Research Assistant at SERC, depicts the myriad of reports, conferences, workshops, grants, hiring, and tutoring and mentoring activities that SERC has undertaken to advance the needs and interests of older adults, industry and the community: 10 years at SERC

For more information, please contact:


Christine Szustaczek

Director of Corporate Communications & External Relations

Tel: 905-815-4169

Email: christine.szustaczek@sheridancollege.ca