G. Allen Power (Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging)


Current Activity
Dr. Power’s primary focus is helping society to shift to a more inclusive view of aging and dementia, with strengths-based, enabling approaches to engagement and support.

Areas of Interest

  • Age-friendly communities
  • Chronic disease and aging
  • Non-pharmacological treatment
  • Polypharmacy
  • Caregiver support and education
  • Ageism
  • Dementia
  • Person-centred care
  • Dementia-inclusive communities
  • Culture change in LTC

Approaches to Innovation

  • Knowledge translation and exchange
  • Program planning
  • Resource and tool development


  • The Eden Alternative
  • The Green House Project
  • Dementia Action Alliance
  • Ibasho