Toronto Social Capital Study – A Focus on the Social Lives of Toronto’s Seniors
Date:February 26, 2019
Description: Michael Nicen introduced the concept of social capital, discussed social capital and seniors in Toronto and suggested targeted solutions and opportunities to flag current gaps.
Michael is the Executive Director of the National Institute on Ageing, a public policy-oriented think tank at Ryerson University, dedicated to studying financial, health, and social aspects of aging. Previously, Michael was Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to the Ontario Minister of Seniors Affairs, where he led the design and launch of the $155 million provincial seniors strategy. Prior to this, he also served as the Director of Policy and Strategic Planning for CARP, a 300,000 member-based advocacy organization for older Canadians.