Ellen Ryan

About Ellen Ryan

Ellen Ryan, a gerontologist and semi-retired professor, sees later life as a time of opportunity for reflection, creativity, growth, connectedness, and contribution. She has been invited to speak about social participation and aging in community internationally and by Hamilton Council on Aging, Hamilton Third Age Learning, Hamilton Seniors Advisory Committee, Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre, Halton Seniors Advisory Committee, Na’amat Hamilton (Jewish Women’s Group), local churches, and various programs at McMaster University.

Memoir Fest 2024

The Recording for Memoir Fest 2024 is now available on YouTube here. Professor Geraldine Voros, McMaster University, hosts this session presenting memoir [...]

Memoir Fest 20242024-04-15T13:21:56+00:00

Coping with the Winter Blues

By Eva Wang, a student in Aging and Health at McMaster University.    Ever feeling low or continuously sad in winter? Or [...]

Coping with the Winter Blues2024-02-07T02:46:41+00:00

The Widows’ Walk

By Allison Barrett: Losing a beloved spouse is an experience that a great many of us will experience in our senior years. [...]

The Widows’ Walk2023-12-04T22:32:02+00:00
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