CIHR-funded research examining home care clients pathways seeking applications for Postdoctoral positions

The How Approaches to Care Shape the Pathways of Older Adult Home Care Clients research project is seeking applications for postdoctoral positions available during 2021-2023. The purpose of research project is to understand how policy, practice and decision-making shape a client’s journey through the home care system. Apply now! More information HERE.

CIHR Summer Program in Aging (SPA) 2021

CIHR Summer Program in Aging (SPA) 2021– apply by February 25 – now on ResearchNet The CIHR Institute of Aging has partnered with the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) to host an interactive training event: Longitudinal Studies on Aging: Understanding Health Span and Longevity. This year’s CIHR-IA Summer Program in Aging (SPA) will … Continue reading CIHR Summer Program in Aging (SPA) 2021

Dr. Zimmer receives new funding grant for research on chronic pain in older populations

Dr. Zachary Zimmer, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair and Director, Global Aging and Community Initiative at Mount Saint Vincent University, is part of an international team of scholars recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study, “The Demography of Chronic Pain: A population approach to pain trends, pain disparities, and pain-related disability … Continue reading Dr. Zimmer receives new funding grant for research on chronic pain in older populations

Radio Interview: The Trauma of War Has Lasting Effects on Health in Older Age

Zachary Zimmer, Director, Global Aging Community Initiative was interviewed on News 95.7 FM about a study relating to the trauma of war in Vietnam and its lasting effects on health in older people (Click on The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1 p.m. Nov 13, 2020, 02:05 PM - interview starts 15 min into the show) … Continue reading Radio Interview: The Trauma of War Has Lasting Effects on Health in Older Age