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Welcome to the Simon Fraser University Gerontology Research Centre - GRC

WHAT'S NEW

NEW PUBLICATION:
Gerontology graduate training in North America: Shifting landscapes, innovation and future directions.

NEW PUBLICATION:
Technologies for Active Aging

NEW PUBLICATION:
FACT BOOK ON AGING
FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA
AND CANADA - 6TH ED.

REPORT: Our place, our space: Resident stories and place priorities. Prepared by the Place-Making with Seniors Research Team. LINK/english; LINK/chinese

OUR CURRENT NEWSLETTER:
GRC News v35n2 / SHUPv25n2

CLSA-CATI 2016 UPDATE

POWERPOINT: Brian de Vries, Gloria Gutman – “Fostering End-of-Life Conversations, Care and Community Among LGBT Older Canadians” LINK

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NEW GRC DIRECTOR

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Andrew Wister, Ph.D., is the Director of the Gerontology Research Centre, and holds a University Professor in the Department of Gerontology. He is an internationally recognized expert on aging research, issues, policies, and training. Dr. Wister is currently Chair of the National Seniors Council of Canada.

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR (September 2016)

The SFU Gerontology Research Centre (GRC) is committed to high quality research and knowledge transfer in the field of aging.

OUR LOGO: The orca is a symbol of balance, health, longevity and a wild, untamed spirit for some of the native people of British Columbia.

To help us carry on our efforts, please consider a donation to the GRC - FORM

ENGAGING THE WORLD

Senior Leadership Award for Service to Seniors 2016 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

September 26, 2016: “Inherent tensions between population aging and health care system reform: The future is fuzzy” COSCO Conference 2016 "Aging Well - A Quest for All" Dr. Andrew Wister, Event Speaker

September 30, 2016: National Seniors Day - This event is hosted by BCLI and West Coast LEAF in cooperation with the SFU Gerontology Research Centre.

October 12, 2016: RESEARCHING THE CITY: YOUR RESEARCH, YOUR STORY. SFU Vancouver Open House 2016, Segal School of Business, Vancouver, BC. ; SEE ALSO: GRC EVENT POSTER - Dr. Sarah Canham, Event Speaker

November 2-3, 2016: THE END OF LIFE: DYING, SUICIDE, DEATH SEE ALSO: GRC EVENT POSTER - Dr. Andrew Sixsmith, Event Speaker

LGBT End-of-Life Conversations website - Dr. Gloria Gutman; Dr. Brian deVries, Event Organizers