Dr. Zachary Zimmer, Director, Global Aging & Community Initiative, joins host Paul Bailey to discuss all the ways that Halifax is contributing to, and leading the world in research for global aging on The Discover Halifax Podcast, August 3, 2021. Listen to the full podcast at https://bit.ly/37w3vaz
A new paper by Anna Zajacova, Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk and Zachary Zimmer titled “Sociology of Chronic Pain,” was published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, on July 20, 2021. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/00221465211025962
Americans are in chronic pain, and a comprehensive new study exploring trends in this major public health concern reveals that what has been a long-standing and under-acknowledged problem is getting substantially worse. The findings by researchers Anna Zajacova, Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk and Zachary Zimmer are published in the latest issue of the journal Demography. For more information … Continue reading New Study – Americans are increasingly experiencing chronic pain
"Education, wealth, and duration of life expected in various degrees of frailty," by Zachary Zimmer, Yasuhiko Saito, Olga Theou, Clove Haviva & Kenneth Rockwood was published April 8, 2021 in theEuropean Journal of Ageing (2021) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-020-00587-2
Recently reported in the Canadian Press by reporter Danielle Edwards - Researchers from Nova Scotia are coming together with an international, multidisciplinary team to study whether the Vietnam War has affected the aging of people who lived through it. Read entire story HERE.
The manuscript, "Assessing Exposure to War-related Traumatic Events in Older Vietnamese War Survivors," co-authored by Yvette Young, Kim Korinek, Zachary Zimmer, and Toan Khanh Tran was recently accepted for publication in Conflict and Health.