Danielle Sinden, M.A. Gerontology

Danielle Sinden, M.A. Gerontology

Director, Centre of Excellence and Research Operations, Centre of Excellence in Frailty-Informed Care, The Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre

Danielle Sinden (The Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre)


Current Activity
The Centre of Excellence in Frailty-Informed Care seeks to conduct applied research to advance the care of older adults living with frailty. By partnering with with researchers and innovators and building research capacity, we are developing evidence-based knowledge to improve care and quality of life for frail older adults in long-term care and across the continuum of care. We support a wide range of applied learning opportunities for students and trainees.

Areas of Interest

  • Chronic disease and aging
  • Frailty
  • Caregiver support and education
  • Housing (Staying at “home”, retirement homes, assisted living, long term care)
  • Mental health
  • Socialization and participation
  • Healthy aging
  • Social isolation and loneliness
  • Ageism
  • Dementia
  • Integrated service delivery
  • Person-centred care
  • Technology

Approaches to Innovation

  • Quality improvement
  • Evaluation
  • Network building
  • Knowledge translation and exchange
  • Program planning
  • Best practice development
Student Mentorship
  • Undergraduate students
  • Master’s students
  • PhD students
  • Older adults pursuing higher education