Elderly part of learning equation

One of every 10 persons is now aged 60 years or older. According to the United Nations, we are entering a millennium where soon a third of the population will be over age 60. Faculty, staff and students from a variety of disciplines at UBC are actively engaged in programs and projects aimed at helping to achieve the UN's stated Principles for Older Persons: independence, participation, care, self-fulfillment and dignity. Following are a few of their stories.