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90-year-old Fremont woman still golfing
October 27, 2012 - At 90 years old, Tracy Arett still plays 18 holes of golf twice a week during the season. But she didn't start playing until she was in her 40s. "I was the outdoor girl," she says. More...



Exercise Trumps Brain Games in Keeping Our Minds Intact
Oct 24, 2012 - It’s inevitable that as we age, our brains get smaller. Nerves die off, losing their connections, and that leads to a thinned out network feeding our thinking functions. But brain shrinkage isn’t inevitable, according to the latest study of elderly adults. More...


Grant Opportunity - Increasing Physical Activity and Sport Participation

CAAWS with support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, is offering incentive grants to groups/organizations interested in increasing physical activity and sport participation among Ontario women aged 55-70+. The application form and guidelines can be found at: www.caaws.ca/women55plus

Pilot Projects!
CAAWS and local partners are coordinating a number of pilot projects aimed at increasing physical activity and sport for women 55-70+... More...

         
Photos courtesy of CAAWS - Mariann Domonkos Photography

© Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity, 2006-2011

Special thanks to the Public Health Agency of Canada, Legacies Now, Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport and
Ontario Trillium Foundation for providing initial and on-going support for this project.