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Bipolar Disorder Research – SFU research

Jan 13 2014

When SFU Associate Gerontology Professor Norman O’Rourke and his students searched the bipolar disorder (BD) literature, they found only two references to older adults with BD. “So we know very little about caring for older adults with bipolar disorder,” says O’Rourke, who heads a four-year multidisciplinary national study on the subject, funded by a $722,000

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“Who Cares? Aging Boomers and Caregiving Policy in Canada”

Jan 13 2014

The 11th Annual Ellen M. Gee Memorial “Who Cares? Aging Boomers and Caregiving Policy in Canada” was presented by Janice Keefe, Ph.D. Dr. Keefe is a full Professor, Department of Family Studies and Gerontology, Mount Saint Vincent University and holds appointments at Dalhousie University’s Faculties of Medicine and Graduate Studies and UNB’s School of Graduate

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Canada and Europe fund intelligent senior homes

Nov 22 2013

Technology may soon be helping seniors to live longer, healthier lives. A trio of researchers, including Simon Fraser University’s Andrew Sixsmith, is working to develop intelligent, interactive sensors to be embedded in seniors’ homes and used to support independent living. The sensors will do everything from encouraging seniors to engage in brain stimulating puzzles, to

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The GRC is the Secretariat of the International Society for Gerontechnology North American chapter

Nov 13 2013

The Gerontology Research Centre (GRC) was established in 1982 with the help of grants from Imperial Oil, the Real Estate Foundation of BC, Shoppers Drug Mart, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The Centre publishes the Fact Book on Aging in British Columbia that is now in its 5th Edition and

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