This is a list of our current and recently completed projects and collaborations. For more information on older research projects and collaborations visit SOURCE, Sheridan’s institutional repository for preserving and promoting exceptional scholarly and creative works.
Putting Food on The Table: Addressing food security among isolated older adults during COVID-19
The Putting Food on the Table Project addressed the nutritional and wellness needs of 700 older adult clients living in community housing.
Pandemic Stories: Voices of older adults
A documentation of the reactions and experiences of older persons throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Emerging Technologies: Exploring the health and well-being benefits of using virtual reality with adults living in long-term care communities
This project explored expanding virtual reality possibilities beyond traditional entertainment purposes to enhance the well-being of older adults in congregate living and day programs.
MAPArts: Memory Enhancement and Art Creation
MAPArts is a novel intervention that combines standardized memory training with an embodied, visual art-making experience.
From Caregiver to Care Partner: A view from the other side
This project broadens the understanding of how supportive health care and social support organizations perceive and manage their interactions with family and other unpaid caregivers.
Building Connected Communities: Improving supports to reduce loneliness and social isolation in immigrants 65+
The research grant focused on exploring strategies to effectively reach out to, and support, older immigrants who may be experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, social isolation and/or loneliness.
Seniors Anti-bullying Project
Creating evidence based anti-bullying strategies that targets bullying behaviours between older adults.