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Lucy Kervin

PhD Student

Lucy is a PhD student in the Department of Gerontology at Simon Fraser University. She holds a BA (hons.) in psychology from the University of Guelph and has worked and volunteered in geriatric care for many years in both community and long-term care settings. Her research interests primarily include barriers and facilitators of care access and system navigation for older adults living without familial or informal support, overcoming social isolation and loneliness in later life, and elder health advocacy.

Indira Riadi

PhD Student

Indira’s research focuses on mental health, technology, and aging. Indira has a BSc in Neuroscience from the University of Toronto and a research background in cell and molecular neurobiology. She is currently volunteering at the West End Seniors Network, providing assistance to older adults in the community with computers, smartphones, and other technology-related questions/problems.

Sandeep Dhillon

Research Assistant

Sandeep’s research focuses on aging, immigration, and mental health. Her research interest specifically concentrates on the mental health of older immigrant South Asian women while living in host nations like Canada. Sandeep is currently working for the Public Health Agency of Canada (Western Region), assisting on a project aimed to support vulnerable older adults in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.