SCAET building at Sheridan's Trafalgar Road Campus

SERC presents “Lifestyle Guidelines for Vital Aging”

Jul 11, 2013

Interested in learning how you can stay vital and healthy as you age?

For Immediate Release: July 11, 2013
Oakville, Ontario

Interested in learning how you can stay vital and healthy as you age? The Sheridan Elder Research Centre invites members of the public to experience an inspiring presentation by Dr. Klaus Schwanbeck, sports scientist and founder of Germany’s Health Prevention Network and Nordixx Canada.

Dr. Schwanbeck will present lifestyle guidelines for healthy, vital aging including the importance of metabolism to physical and mental fitness. He will also discuss the benefits of Nordic Pole Walking, a specific interest of his, which has been featured in The Globe and Mail.


Thursday, July 18, 2 – 3:30 pm

Sheridan College, Room J102

1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville

Please RSVP to:

Paulina Camino, 905-845-9430, ext. 8617 or email

About the Sheridan Elder Research Centre:

For ten years, the Sheridan Elder Research Centre (SERC) has worked to identify, develop, test and implement innovative strategies that result from applied research conducted at Sheridan to improve the quality of life for older adults and their families. During this time, SERC has conducted over 60 research, evaluation and design projects, hired 46 Sheridan student research assistants, and presented at over 50 conferences. Its projects include: using technology to enhance cognition and support aging in place; examining how participation in the creative arts, such as writing fiction and the performing arts, such as dance, promotes healthy aging; and connecting business and industry leaders through a networking series to exchange resources and best practices.

About Sheridan College:

Sheridan is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, offering over 100 diploma, certificate, and bachelor degree programs in an environment that fosters innovation and creativity. Its aim is to become Ontario’s first university exclusively dedicated to undergraduate professional education – one that will be based on applied learning. The model also focuses on meeting university accreditation requirements so that Sheridan graduates have more pathways to the continued learning that will underscore their personal, career, and industry success.
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