Atul Jaiswal (University of Montreal)


Current Activity
Improving the access to healthcare and health information for older adults with vision and hearing impairment during COVID-19 pandemic.

Areas of Interest

  • Age-friendly communities
  • Chronic disease and aging
  • Frailty
  • Health promotion
  • Caregiver support and education
  • Housing (Staying at “home”, retirement homes, assisted living, long term care)
  • Mental health
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Socialization and participation
  • Healthy aging
  • Social isolation and loneliness
  • Ageism
  • Dementia
  • Technology
  • Health equity

Approaches to Innovation

  • Capacity building and workforce development
  • Policy development
  • Population-based approaches
  • Quality improvement
  • Community development
  • Knowledge translation and exchange
  • Program planning
  • Resource and tool development


  • Deafblindness Community of Practice

Student Mentorship

  • Undergraduate students
  • Master’s students
  • PhD students
  • Older adults pursuing higher education