Gerontology Research Centre
at Simon Fraser University
The GRC serves as a focal point for research, education, and information on individual and population aging
We are active in local, national, and international events and conferences, and maintain a robust publications program.
The CLSA will collect and analyze blood samples from more than 19,000 CLSA participants in 10 provinces.
With COVID-19 disproportionately affecting older adults, many members of the GRC and the Department of Gerontology are putting their resources toward research in this area.
With input from researchers, faculty, students, alumni, and community members, we put together a 45-page COVID-specific issue of the GRC News.
STAR has compiled a comprehensive list of practical resources and solutions that may help the wider community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researchers will collect data from its participants through online and telephone surveys to gain a comprehensive picture of the spread and impact of the pandemic.