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  • November 22, 2022

    November 22, 2022

    Improving supports for older adults who experience homelessness in three major Canadian cities is the focus of an ongoing study led by Simon Fraser University adjunct professor Sarah Canham.

  • July 06, 2022

    July 06, 2022

    A CMHC Feature on Aging in the Right Place, a research program that brings together the expertise of researchers, community organizations and people with lived experience to examine the issue.

  • May 06, 2022

    May 06, 2022

    They say a photo is a thousand words; but are there enough words out there to truly depict the hardships and trauma associated with being a survivor of elder abuse?

  • September 20, 2021

    September 20, 2021

    Le rôle des équipes de recherche consiste à identifier, à évaluer et à recommander des pratiques prometteuses déjà existantes à petite échelle. Le groupe de Montréal a identifié 17 de ces pratiques, qui seront évaluées au cours des 5 prochaines années.

  • November 30, 2021

    November 30, 2021

    AIRP researchers are looking at aspects of the built and social environments in local shelters and evaluating innovative initiatives in place to support the people living there. In Calgary, Walsh says, the team recently finished research at the Kerby Shelter, which works with older adults fleeing violence or elder abuse.

  • June 17, 2021

    June 17, 2021

    Simon Fraser University gerontology adjunct professor Sarah Canham is leading a research project examining how to support older people experiencing homelessness in three Canadian cities. The Aging in the Right Place (AIRP) initiative is receiving funding, announced this week, from the National Housing Strategy’s Collaborative Housing Research Network (CHRN).