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Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Agingin-person Doors Open Waterloo Region


  • In-person
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Parking
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Washrooms
  • Photography allowed
Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging

Enjoy a unique opportunity to explore this state-of-the-art building and research space, meet the staff and researchers, and learn about the work being done here around dementia, nutrition and aging, and mobility and movement. At this institute, the goal is to change the way we age in Canada, looking to a future where older adults live life to the fullest.

Contact info

250 Laurelwood Drive
Waterloo, Ontario
E-mail: info@the-ria.ca


Year built: 2015
Building type:Educational facilityGreen buildingHealth-care facility
Architect: Cornerstone Architecture Inc.

Dates/hours open

Sep 16, 10:00am - Sep 16, 04:00pm

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.