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  • 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).

  • September 02, 2020

    September 02, 2020

    COVID-19 has impacted people from all walks of life, yet it has had a particularly profound effect on disadvantaged and frail members of our society.

  • August 25, 2020

    August 25, 2020

    SFU researchers are investigating the factors behind an alarming national spike in homelessness, especially among people over the age of 55.