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Conference: Activity & Aging – Older, Faster, Stronger

June 9, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The theme of this year’s event is Older Faster Stronger!

R2A 2017 features two inspiring keynote speakers whose projects are currently making headlines!

  • Dr. Stuart Phillips is a professor in Kinesiology and in the School of Medicine at McMaster University. His research focuses on diet- and exercise-induced changes in body composition. Dr. Phillips will discuss what, in his view, successful aging is and how it can be achieved with a higher quality of life.
  • Dr. Aric Sudicky is passionate about healthy aging, a published athlete, and recently developed a physical activity prescription pad for use in family physicians’ offices. His motivating presentation reviews evidence-based, practical approaches to lifestyle change to help you age with vitality. 

Keynote talks are followed up each day with new active workshops, hands-on and informative sessions covering a range of topics including

  • Exercise, aging and cognition
  • Importance of proper foot care
  • Age-related vision loss
  • Engagement in and adherence to exercise for older adults
  • Experiences of masters athletes

Check out the complete agenda, read full workshop descriptions, and register on the R2A conference page.

But wait there’s more!

On Thursday, June 8th a variety of pre-conference workshops are offered to enhance delegates’ conference experience.

Learn more about the pre-conference Tiered Exercise Program, Ball for Fitness Leaders and Post Rehab Exercise for Stroke workshops on the CCAA website.



June 9, 2017 @ 8:00 am
June 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm