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Research Spotlight

YU-CARE brings researchers together to collaborate and we highlight the work of our members in the areas of ageism; aging policy; practices to promote healthy aging; approaches to aging equity; the social determinants of health; cultural diversity and aging; gender; physiological and biomechanical processes; cognitive and psychological diseases and approaches to improve; and care settings including hospital, home and long-term care.

Spotlights

Dr. Lora Appel

2021 Research Spotlight

YU-CARE member Dr. Lora Appel and her team have published two articles on Virtual Reality Therapy: "virtual Reality for Veteran Relaxation (VR) - Introducing VR - Therapy for Veterans with Dementia- Challenges and Rewards of the Therapists Behind the Scenes" and "Administering Virtual Reality Therapy to Manage Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms in Patients with Dementia Admitted to an Acute Care Hospital: Results of a Pilot Study".

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Dr. Liane Ginsburg

2021 Research Spotlight

YU-CARE member Dr. Liane Ginsburg and her team have published two article: "Examining fidelity in the INFORM trial: a complex team-based behavioral intervention" and "Fidelity is not easy! Challenges and guidelines for assessing fidelity in complex interventions".

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Dr. Andrée-Ann Cyr

2021 Research Spotlight

YU-CARE member Andrée-Ann Cyr and her colleagues have recently published an article entitled “Web-Based Cognitive Testing of Older Adults in Person Versus at Home: Within-Subjects Comparison Study”.

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Dr. Jaclyn Hurley

2020 Research Spotlight

Dr. Jaclyn Hurley new research study examined whether aspects of diet and nutrition risk explain variance in physical capacity and general health, after controlling for covariates, in Canadian adults with osteoarthritis (OA).

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Dr. David Hood smiling with arms crossed.

2019 Research Spotlight

David A. Hood in the news discussing exercise and healthy aging.

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Dr. Gary Turner near mountains.

2019 Research Spotlight

Dr. Gary Turner presents cognitive aging in a new light.

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Dr. Brad A. Meisner

2019 Research Spotlight

Brad A. Meisner stimulates a dialogue about leisure and community activities and healthy aging.

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Dr. Mary Fox sitting outside smiling.

2019 Research Spotlight

Dr. Mary Fox awarded CIHR grants for aging and health services studies.

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Dr. Tamara Daly

2019 Research Spotlight

YU-CARE Director Tamara Daly has recently co-authored a study in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society. The article, titled Borrowed Time and Solidarity: The Multi-Scalar Politics of Time and Gendered Care Work explores the impact of the larger policy context of care work on the ability of care workers to provide quality care.

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This spring, YU-CARE member’s Dr. Hannah Wong, Dr. Tamara Daly and Dr. Liane Ginsburg together with Dr. Hsien Seow (McMaster University) were awarded funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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