Welcome to the Simon Fraser University Gerontology Research Centre - GRC

WHAT'S NEW

NEW PUBLICATIONS:

"WHO'S AT RISK AND WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT? A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE ON THE SOCIAL ISOLATION OF DIFFERENT GROUPS OF SENIORS" The National Seniors Council has released its most recent report

MIDDLE-AGED & OLDER ADULTS' INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ACCESS: A REALIST REVIEW
A SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant Final Report

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

NEW PUBLICATION:
Technologies for Active Aging

SUCCESS GIS + FOCUS GROUP

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

The Gerontology Research Centre and The City of Richmond, funded by The Vancouver Foundation explored the housing transitions, design, and sustainability of a seniors’ affordable housing redevelopment project. REPORT

 

READER'S CORNER
Did You Just Call Me Old Lady?
A Ninety-Year-Old Tells Why Aging Is Positive
Lillian Zimmerman; Foreword by Bonnie Sherr Klein

OUR LATEST NEWSLETTER - LINK

NEW GRC DIRECTOR

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

Research Opportunities

GRC Funds CLSA Data Access For SFU Researchers

The Gerontology Research Centre will fund the costs for up to three CLSA data access applications submitted by SFU researchers to access the Tracking and/or Comprehensive Cohort data sets. Researchers who do not have grant funds to cover CLSA data access costs may submit their applications to Andrew Wister, Director, GRC for consideration. There is no deadline, and applications will be considered on a first come basis.

ENGAGING THE WORLD

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