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CBC The National – August 1, 2019

In this panel discussion, Dr. Samir Sinha, the NIA Director of Health Policy Research, discusses changes that federal and provincial governments should make to improve long-term care in Canada.


 
 
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YOUAREUNLTD – July 29, 2019

In this article, Dr. Samir Sinha, the NIA Director of Health Policy Research, discusses how ageism can affect your health as you get older.


 
 
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Leading Age – July 14, 2019

In this article, Dr. Samir Sinha, the NIA Director of Health Policy Research, surveys international jurisdictions to discuss what other countries are doing to promote healthy ageing.


 
 
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CMAJ – May 21, 2019

In this article, Dr. Samir Sinha, the NIA Director of Health Policy Research, discusses why geriatrics doesn’t receive enough interest among medical trainees.

 
 

 
 
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MoneySense - May 21, 2019

In this article, Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Financial Security Research, explains a new kind of annuity designed to help Canadian retirees live well, longer.

 
 

 
 
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The Globe and Mail - May 20, 2019

In this article, Dr. Samir Sinha, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Health Policy Research, explains why it is important for every Canadian aged 65 and older to receive the pneumococcal vaccination.

 

 
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Financial Post - April 12, 2019

This article reports on the findings of Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Financial Security Research’s paper Filling the Cracks in Pension Coverage: Introducing Workplace Tax-Free Pension Plans.

 
 

 
 
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Benefits Canada - April 10, 2019

This article reports on the findings of Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Financial Security Research’s paper Filling the Cracks in Pension Coverage: Introducing Workplace Tax-Free Pension Plans.

 
 

 
 
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Insurance Journal - April 10, 2019

This article reports on the findings of Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Financial Security Research’s paper Filling the Cracks in Pension Coverage: Introducing Workplace Tax-Free Pension Plans.

 
 

 
 
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Advisor’s Edge - April 9, 2019

This article reports on the findings of Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Financial Security Research’s work on tax-free pension plans and her paper Filling the Cracks in Pension Coverage: Introducing Workplace Tax-Free Pension Plans.

 

 
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The Globe and Mail - April 8, 2019

In this op-ed, Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Financial Security Research, explains why Canadians should have access to workplace tax-free pensions plans, an idea she advocated for in her paper Filling the Cracks in Pension Coverage: Introducing Workplace Tax-Free Pension Plans.

 
 

 
 
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Next Avenue - April 8, 2019

This article highlights the work of Dr. Samir Sinha, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Health Policy Research, with the American Red Cross and the American Academy of Nursing, to help reduce the impact of disasters on older adults.

 
 

 
 
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Toronto Star - March 29, 2019

In this editorial, Dr. Samir Sinha, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Health Policy Research, comments on the need to improve supports for Canadians living with dementia, and their families and caregivers.

 
 

 
 
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CBC The National - March 26, 2019

In this segment, Dr. Samir Sinha, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Health Policy Research, joins a panel to discuss diabetes and how Canadians can manage it.

 
 

 
 
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The Globe and Mail - March 21, 2019

The National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Financial Security Research, Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, leads a coalition of pension experts to prod Ottawa to reform the pension security system and make retirement income security attainable for more people.

 
 

 
 
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The Globe and Mail - March 7, 2019

Bonnie-Jeanne Macdonald, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Financial Security Research welcomes Assia Billig as Canada’s first female chief actuary and highlights what some of her future challenges may be.

 
 

 
 
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CBC The National - March 5, 2019

Dr. Samir Sinha, NIA Director of Health Policy Research, joins a panel on CBC The National to discuss how Canadians can better protect themselves and their families from the measles.

 
 

 
 
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The Agenda with Steve Paikin - February 13, 2019

NIA Board Member, Sue Lantz, joins Steve Paikin to discuss the future of care for older adults and emerging innovations that can better support them.

 
 

 
 
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Forbes - February 13, 2019

This article highlights research by HOOPP, Common Wealth and the NIA which found that shifts away from defined benefit (DB) pensions have had a detrimental effect on retirement security.

 
 

 
 
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CBC The National - January 23, 2019

In this segment, Dr. Samir Sinha, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Health Policy Research, joins a panel to discuss how Canadians can get more and better sleep.

 
 

 
 
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Globe and Mail - January 15, 2019

The National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Financial Security Research, Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, outlines how defined contribution pension plans could better serve Canadians in this op-ed.

 
 

 
 
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ipe.com - December 5, 2018

This article recaps Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne Macdonald’s presentation at the 2018 IPE Conference in Dublin, Ireland.

 
 

 
 
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CBC The National - November 21, 2018

Dr. Samir Sinha, NIA Director of Health Policy Research, joins a panel on CBC The National to discuss why Canadians aren’t receiving their flu shots and how to increase its uptake.

 
 

 
 
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Financial Post - November 20, 2018

This article reports on the findings of a Financial Planning Foundation paper entitled “The ‘Risk’ of Ignoring Risks in Retirement Financial Planning,” authored by Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, Richard Morrison and Marvin Avery.

 
 

 
 
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Toronto Star - October 24, 2018

In this article, Dr. Samir Sinha, the National Institute on Ageing’s Director of Health Policy Research, comments on nursing home innovations, such as the Green House Project and Butterfly model of care.

 
 

 
 
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Benefits Canada - October 15, 2018

This article highlights the work of the National Institute on Ageing, alongside the Association of Canadian Pension Management, the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, the Canadian Association of Retired Persons, Common Wealth, and the Pension Investment Association of Canada to recommend the federal government make longevity risk-pooling arrangements available to Canadians.

 
 

 
 
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Ottawa Life - September 25, 2018

This article highlights the findings of the National Institute on Ageing’s report on frailty, We Can’t Address What We Don’t Measure Consistently: Building Consensus on Frailty in Canada

 
 

 
 
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The Ryersonian - September 19, 2018

This article highlights the work of the National Institute on Ageing to support Ryerson University to successfully become Toronto’s first and Canada’s largest age-friendly university.

 
 

 
 
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CTV Your Morning - May 29, 2018

Dr. Samir Sinha joins CTV Your Morning to discuss the latest research in healthy ageing and offers some tips to how individuals can remain healthy as they age.

 
 

 
 
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The Globe and Mail - June 21, 2018

Two years ago, the federal government announced an expansion to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), marking the most significant change in Canada’s three-pillar retirement income system in half a century. But within the framework of Canada’s complex tax and social benefit system, what will the CPP changes mean for Canadian seniors?

 
 

 
 
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CBC News - April 30, 2018

This article highlights research conducted by Dr. Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, the NIA Director of Financial Security Research, into Advanced Life Deferred Annuity.

 
 

 
 
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The Agenda with Steve Paikin - January 18, 2017

Dr. Samir Sinha, NIA Director of Health Policy Research, joins Steve Paikin to discuss the state of dementia care in Canada today, and work that is underway to improve it at the provincial and national levels.