Visit the Aging, Innovation and the Mind - The Speaker Series website and watch the videos from the previous seasons.
Baycrest's exciting speaker series Aging, Innovation and the Mind will explore features and characteristics of the brain. Aimed at aging baby boomers this 'in conversation' series will feature our internationally renowned scientists discussing their research.
Our internationally recognized researchers will teach you how to keep your brain sharp and healthy as you age.
Medical Program Director
Palliative Care, Baycrest
Dr. Michael Gordon is one of the best known figures in geriatric medicine in Canada. He has played an instrumental role in establishing geriatric medicine as a recognized subspecialty and bringing it into the mainstream of clinical and academic medicine at the local, national and international levels. Dr. Gordon is known for his vision, enthusiasm, boundless energy and determination. He is an outstanding teacher and mentor to a generation of physicians through his extensive writing and teaching at the undergraduate, post-graduate and continuing education levels. An outspoken advocate and advisor on seniors' health issues, Dr. Gordon is also an author, prolific contributor and commentator on aging-related topics from print to broadcast.
For more information on Dr. Gordon, please visit the following links:
News Anchor - CTV National News
Sandie Rinaldo has been anchoring CTV National News on weekends since 1985. In 2004, Rinaldo became co-host of W-FIVE with veteran news anchor, Lloyd Robertson. Sandie has been a backup to Robertson on the weeknight edition of CTV National News since 1981.
Rinaldo came to CTV in 1973 one week after graduating from York University where she earned an Honours B.A. in Fine Arts. In that first year she jumped from Junior Secretary to Production Secretary to Production Manager, then becoming a researcher for W-FIVE. In 1975 she went to New York City with the team and helped produce The Bankruptcy of New York, which won a journalism award.