GRC AND DEPARTMENT IN THE NEWS

2017

Andrew Sixsmith: SFU CREATES INSTITUTE FOR TECH RESEARCH ON HEALTHY AGING [SFU NEWS] [JAN 2017]

Barbara Mitchell: ALL IN TOGETHER NOW [G&M] [JAN 2017]

Gloria Gutman: RE: violence in Long Term Care facilities [CBC The National – broadcast sement: 15.10-17:40] [JAN 2017]

Gloria Gutman: SIMON FRASER RESEARCHER HONOURED WITH ORDER OF CANADA Roundhouse Radio 98.3, 01JAN2017

2016

Gloria Gutman: HOW DARE YOU CALL ME ELDERLY! [CBC] [DEC 2016]

Sharon Koehn: Q&A WITH DR. SHARON KOEHN [ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF B.C. ‘A Focus on Research’ pp.6-7] [FALL 2016]

Gloria Gutman: WAYNE MORIARTY: LESSONS IN FRUGALITY LEARNED FROM THE WASTE NOT, WANT NOT GENERATION [The Province] [SEP 2016]

Barbara Mitchell: GOODBYES OF SUMMER: AS TEENS LEAVE FOR COLLEGE, FAMILIES FEEL JUMBLE OF EMOTIONS [The Washington Post] [AUG 2016]

Gloria Gutman: RE: INAPPROPRIATE PRESCRIBING FOR SENIORS ‘Our City’ with KIRK LAPOINTE; Roundhouse Radio 98.3, 27 June 2016

Gloria Gutman: TOO MANY SENIORS ARE BEING OVERPRESCRIBED MEDS: RESEARCH

Habib Chaudhury: HABIB CHAUDHURY HONOURED WITH INTERNATIONAL GERONTOLOGY FELLOWSHIP

CONVOCATION PROFILES - SARAH WU, MA, GERONTOLOGY ; MARGARET TORGERSON - PB Diploma in Gerontology: Recipient of Lieutenant Governor's Silver Medal [SFU NEWS] [JUN 2016]

Habib Chaudhury: De Hogeweyk: An Innovative “Dementia Village” in the Netherlands [AARP JOURNAL 2016]

Andrew Wister: FACULTY PROFILE: DR. ANDREW WISTER, GERONTOLOGY [FASS MAGAZINE]  [MAY2016]

Gloria Gutman: METRO VANCOUVER CROSS-CULTURAL SENIORS NETWORK SOCIETY WINS SFU AWARD [INDO-CANADIAN VOICE] [MAY 2016]

Dan Levitt: OPINION: I HOPE I (DON'T) DIE BEFORE I GET OLD — TALKING ABOUT MY GENERATION [VANCOUVER SUN] [MAY 2016]

Alex Mihailidis: HOW A ROBOT COULD HELP YOUR FAMILY MEMBER WITH DEMENTIA AND AGING [GLOBAL NEWS] [APR 2016]

Gloria Gutman: FALLS IN B.C. CARE HOMES OFTEN ISSUE OF FREEDOM VERSUS RESTRAINT [VANCOUVER SUN] [APR 2016]

Sharon Koehn: SENIORS BRING UNDERSTANDING TO DEATH AND DYING COURSE [SFU NEWS] [MAR 2016]

Gloria Gutman: MEDIATION HELPS FAMILIES SOLVE CONFLICT WITH ELDERLY PARENTS [CBC] [FEB 2016]

Dan Levitt: WHO’LL CARE FOR THE RAPIDLY AGING? [Vancouver Sun] [FEB 2016]

Gloria Gutman: TOWN HALL FOCUSES ON ELDER ABUSE IN LGBT COMMUNITY [250NEWS] [FEB 2016]

Gloria Gutman: PSYCHOLOGY OF AGING: SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT A KEY FACTOR FOR ENJOYING LATER YEARS (see pages: 38-39) [FEB 2016]

Gloria Gutman: PATIENT-ON-PATIENT ATTACK HAS FAMILY CALLING FOR SAFER HOSPITALS [FEB 2016]
SEE ALSO: Gloria Gutman: On the Coast CBC Vancouver, 01 FEB 2016: patient violence (first interview: 3min – 8min portion of show)

Gloria Gutman: DANGER IN THE DEMENTIA CARE HOME [JAN 2016]
SEE ALSO:
Gloria Gutman: SENIOR’S DEATH IN KAMLOOPS CARE HOME PROMPTS FAMILY’S CALL FOR INCREASED STAFFING [250NEWS]
2013 - 22nd John K. Friesen Conference: Taboo Topics in Residential Care

2015

Gloria Gutman: SENIOR’S DEATH IN KAMLOOPS CARE HOME PROMPTS FAMILY’S CALL FOR INCREASED STAFFING
SEE ALSO: 2013: 22nd Friesen Conference: Taboo Topics in Residential Care

Dan Levitt: AGING EXPERT CALLS ON HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO STOP OVERMEDICATING SENIORS

Andrew Sixsmith: SFU PROJECT AIMS TO PUT CONTROLLERS IN HANDS OF SENIORS

Andrew Sixsmith; Andrew Wister; Alex Mihailidis: AGE-WELL LAUNCHES RESEARCH PROGRAMS ON HEALTHY AGING TECHNOLOGIES [SFU NEWS 18AUG2015]
ALSO SEE: AGE-WELL Network

Andrew Sixsmith: SFU BRIDGES THE GAP BETWEEN RESEARCH AND SOLUTIONS FOR THE ELDERLY MAY 2015
ALSO SEE: AGE-WELL Network

Dan Levitt: OPINION: TECHNOLOGY CAN KEEP SENIORS SAFE APR 2015

Atiya Mahmood: DESIGNING FOR AN AGING POPULATION, MAR 2015

Gloria Gutman: END-OF-LIFE PLANNING WEBSITE LAUNCHED FOR LGBT SENIORS, MAR 2015 [full audio interview link on this page]

Alex Mihailidis: DEMENTIA PATIENTS MAY ONE DAY GET ASSISTANCE FROM ROBOT HELPERS, MAR 2015

Andrew Sixsmith: #EHIPP DIGITAL HEALTH FORUM RECAP, FEB 2015

Andrew Wister: SFU HOSTS NEW DATA CENTRE FOR NATIONAL AGING STUDY, FEB 2015

Dan Levitt: OPINION: STILL ALICE SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE FEB 2015
The David Berner Show, interview, Episode Number 139, Shaw Community TV Channel 4, Recorded: JAN 2015

2014

Andrew Sixsmith: WORKING TOGETHER TO HELP CANADIANS AGE-WELL. SFU Research News, DEC 2014. 

Alex Mihailidis: GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTS IN NATIONAL HEALTH-FOCUSED RESEARCH NETWORKS. NCE Secretariat News, DEC 2014.

Dan Levitt: OPINION: IS THIS THE FUTURE FOR NURSING HOMES? Special to the Vancouver Sun [By Dan Levitt, Adjunct Professor, SFU Gerontology; Executive Director of Tabor Village, (a seniors living community in Abbotsford)]. Special to the Vancouver Sun, 07 DEC 2014
CBC Radio interview [audio is found toward the end, the last 20 minutes of the show]

Andrew Sixsmith: HEALTH TECHNOLOGY MOVES INTO METRO VANCOUVER RETIREMENT HOMES, OCT 2014

Gloria Gutman:  THE INVISIBLE SENIOR: SENIOR RENTERS' STRUGGLE TO STAY IN THE WEST END  (YOUTUBE)

Dan Levitt: OPINION: GROWING OLDER IS NOT A REASON TO STOP LIVING YOUR LIFE Special to the Vancouver Sun [By Dan Levitt, Adjunct Professor, SFU Gerontology; Executive Director of Tabor Village, (a seniors living community in Abbotsford)]. Special to the Vancouver Sun, 12 SEP 2014

Barb Mitchell: PETS AS PARTNERS: GROWING NUMBER OF YOUNG SINGLES TREAT CATS AND DOGS LIKE REPLACEMENT GIRLFRIENDS AND BOYFRIENDS JUL 2014

Barbara Mitchell: TREND SHOWS RETURNING TO THE NEST. The Peak (SFU newspaper), MAY 2014.

Gloria Gutman: INNOVATION IS KEY TO FUTURE OF B.C. HEALTH-CARE SYSTEM, MAY 2014

Sharon Koehn: THE PRICE OF REUNION OR LESSONS IN HAPPINESS (Documentary). Natalia and Anastasia Gaisenok (Independent Filmmakers) in partnership with MOSAIC, MAY 2014.

Barb Mitchell: My mom is my roommate: Why young adults are deciding to stay home with their parents APR 2014

Dan Levitt: Special to the Vancouver Sun: Residential care now gives elderly a sense of purpose APR 2014

Gloria Gutman: BC Almanac - CBC RADIO ONE PRESENTS: RE: WHAT SHOULD THE FIRST PRIORITY BE OF BC'S NEW SENIORS ADVOCATE? MAR 2014

Brian de Vries: CBC RADIO ONE PRESENTS: Gay and Grey: Alan Herbert's story, and the challenges facing LGBT seniors MAR 2014

Gloria Gutman: CBC RADIO ONE PRESENTS: GAY & GREY MAR 2014

Gloria Gutman: BOOMERANGST: TURNING DILEMMAS INTO DISCOVERIES – CARING FOR CAREGIVERS FEB 2014

Atiya Mahmood: VON ARCHITEKTUR ZU ALTERS FORSCHUNG GASTFORSCHERIN PROF. ATIYA MAHMOOD IST FÜR EIN SEMESTER AN DER GOETHE-UNIVERSITÄT TÄTIG [RE: FROM ARCHITECTURE TO AGE RESEARCH - GUEST RESEARCHER PROFESSOR ATIYA MAHMOOD IS FOR ONE TERM AT THE GOETHE UNIVERSITY ACTIVE] PDF FEB 2014

Andrew Sixsmith: CBC Radio, "On the Coast" RE: senior's care home fire in Quebec, JAN 2014 (the interview is around the 52min.26sec mark into the show)

Gloria Gutman: Old and dangerous: Senior violence is getting worse, JAN 2014;
W5 investigation reveals national crisis: homicide in care homes;
Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Long-Term Care Facilities: An Understudied Problem;
Dementia and aggressive behaviour;
REPORT Long-Term Care Task Force on Resident Care and Safety: An Action Plan to Address Abuseand Neglect in Long-Term Care Homes

Andrew Sixsmith: Defeating stigma of dementia, JAN 2014

Charmaine Spencer: Islands of Isolation - Exploring Social Isolation and Mistreatment of Older Adults, JAN 2014

2013

Gloria Gutman: RE: Canada Post’s decision to eliminate home mail delivery - CFAX-PodcastSingtao NewsMaple Ridge News DEC 2013

Gloria Gutman: SENIOR’S DEATH IN NORTH VANCOUVER HIGHLIGHTS DANGER OF WANDERING PATIENTS, DEC 2013

Habib Chaudhury: 'Plans for a North American ENABLE-AGE', NOV 2012 [NOTE: In Google Chrome, use 'TRANSLATION' button at top of webpage to read article in English]

Lillian Zimmerman: 'NEW WINE IN OLD BOTTLE' Talk for the West Vancouver Community Foundation "Becoming Younger Next Year" on Shaw Cable TV SEP 2013

Barb Mitchell: 'Living apart, together', 1.9 million Canadians, many 60-plus, are saying no to cohabitation and marriage SEP 2013

Gloria Gutman: Science could add decades to the average human lifespan AUG 2013

Gloria Gutman: Fairchild TV News - RE: discussing prevention of heat-related illness in seniors, AUG 2013 [podcast]

Charmaine Spencer: BC Almanac - "Balancing autonomy with safety for seniors in independent and assisted living", AUG 2013 [podcast]

Andrew Wister: Living to 100, AUG 2013

Andrew Wister: How to live to be 100, JUL 2013

Barb Mitchell: 'Dad-only families on the rise', JUL 2013

Andrew Wister: Burnaby centenarian serves up recipe for quality living with a love for tennis, JUL 2013 [podcast]

Gloria Gutman: RADIO INTERVIEW (mp3) Voice of America - "Health Chat": Topic of elder abuse targeted to people in Africa. Speakers were: Dr. Gloria Gutman, President, INPEA; Rev. Chukwa, INPEA representative for Nigeria; and Silvia Stefanoni, Interim CEO of HelpAge International. JUL 2013 [podcast]

Andrew Wister How to live to be 100, JUN 2013 [podcast]

Andrew Wister: 'Boomers and bust', JUN 2013

Habib Chaudhury: 'Opportunity knocks for gerontology experts', MAY 2013

Gloria Gutman: B.C.'s seniors working longer hours and postponing retirement to make ends meet. MAY 2013

Lillian Zimmerman: Let's take tarnish off golden years APR2013; Revera Report on Happiness

Lillian Zimmerman: 'Old age is a good thing' MAR 2013

Habib Chaudhury: 'Using the Montessori method to combat dementia', JAN 2013

2012

Charmaine Spencer: "When a senior is in trouble" DEC 2012

Andrew Sixsmith: Ripples of war still have impact: Opinion: As Second World War recedes into the past, veterans and others caught up in conflict still deal with effects, Special to The Vancouver Sun NOV 2012

Andrew Wister: As life expectancy rises, society must prepare for aging masses - Opinion: A child born today in Canada faces a life expectancy of 80 years. OCT 2012

Andrew Sixsmith: B.C. senior pushed to her death in care home: Possibility of suspect's dementia part of investigation OCT 2012

Gloria Gutman: 'Growing (really) old together: more seniors live as couples longer' OCT 2012

Barb Mitchell: Tidal wave of memories shared on new Richmond Facebook group OCT 2012

Barb Mitchell: Parents court trouble letting kids boomerang home OCT 2012

Gloria Gutman: 'Dynamics of an aging society: An interview with Gloria Gutman' OCT 2012

Barb Mitchell: "Forty two per cent of adult children still live at home" BC Almanac, CBC Radio with Mark Forsythe SEP 2012

Barb Mitchell: Meet the Boomerang Kids SEP 2012

Barb Mitchell: Tri Cities Showing a Marrying Trend SEP 2012

Barb Mitchell: The rise of the single dad and 10 other takeaways from the Census’ family and households figures SEP 2012

Barb Mitchell: Gay couples still rare despite jump in census count SEP 2012

Barb Mitchell: Many B.C. young adults living with parents SEP 2012

Gloria Gutman: Alone, with friends or with family, Canada's seniors broaden lifestyle options SEP 2012

Andrew Sixsmith: Technology to keep seniors active SEP 2012

Gloria Gutman: 'Richmond hospital study aims to reduce drug prescriptions for seniors' AUG 2012

Andrew Wister: 'Population aging but adapting' JUN 2012

Habib Chaudhury: ''Village of the Demented’ Draws Praise as New Care Model', MAY 2012

Habib Chaudhury: 'B.C. seniors' population to double by 2030', MAY 2012

Barb Mitchell: 'This nest is feathered with cash' MAY 2012

Norm O'Rourke: 'Personality traits and marital satisfaction within enduring relationships: An intra-couple discrepancy approach' PODCAST MAY 2012

Andrew Wister: 'Canadians’ Higher Life Expectancy Calls for Elderly Healthcare Improvement' MAY 2012

Andrew Wister: 'Canada needs to improve care for seniors as life expectancy soars' MAY 2012

Andrew Wister: 'Mini baby boom hits north: As province greys, northern towns claim top 10 for births' MAY 2012

Andrew Wister: ‘B.C. communities exemplify grey future outlined in census.’ MAY 2012

Andrew Wister: ‘Canada quickly going grey and nowhere is that more apparent than in Qualicum Beach.’ MAY 2012

Andrew Wister: ‘Census: Growing number of 100-year-olds add new wrinkle to Canadian population.’ MAY 2012

Lillian Zimmerman: 'Will Boomer Women Redefine Golden Pond?', MAY 2012

Habib Chaudhury: 'Why Our Homes Make Us Happy', APR 2012

Heather Stewart; Andrew Wister: 'Surrey lab collects data for national study on aging' APR 2012

Andrew Wister: 'Surrey lab collects data for national study on aging' APR 2012

Gloria Gutman: 'A green poser for Bahrain's senior citizens'MAR 2012

Gloria Gutman: 'Helping seniors bounce back from falls' MAR 2012

Barb Mitchell: 'ACCENT: There's no place like home - more children staying put' MAR 2012

Barb Mitchell: 'Helping seniors bounce back from falls' MAR 2012

Gloria Gutman: 'les baby boomers'Radio Canada carried two interviews with Gloria Gutman, former director and now a research associate with the SFU’s Gerontology Research Centre. One interview was on radio and one on TV. Both were part of a series on “les baby boomers.” Gutman looked at boomers in the workplace and at business opportunities for boomers

Charmaine Spencer "Caretaker charged with elder abuse in BC Housing facility" MAR 2012

Lillian Zimmerman: RE: Changes to Old Age Security in Federal budget; CBC Radio with Rick Cluff "Early Edition", MAR 2012

Lillian Zimmerman: RE: Changes to Old Age Security in Federal budget; The National, with Chris Brown, MAR 2012

Lillian Zimmerman: RE: Changes to Old Age Security in Federal budget; CBC TV, MAR 2012

Gloria Gutman: 'Survey tracks “55+” attitudes about the environment' FEB 2012

Heather Stewart: 'Survey tracks “55+” attitudes about the environment' was on News1130 Radio, talking about an international survey that is tracking attitudes about the environment among those over 55. FEB 2012

Gloria Gutman: 'Half of elderly in residential care on anti-psychotic drugs' JAN 2012

Sharon Koehn: 'Ethnic-focused nursing homes put a Canadian face on filial piety' JAN 2012

Barb Mitchell: 'Feathered nests: The kids are living at home longer than ever' JAN 2012

Norm O'Rourke: 'How you're seen more important than who you are for happy marriage: Study' JAN 2012

Lillian Zimmerman: 'Ageism Reaches New Heights, or is it New Depths?'