The Centre for Studies in Aging and Health (CSAH) plays a leadership role in multiple research and knowledge exchange projects in partnerships with other research and innovation organizations in aging and health across Ontario. In the last five years, CSAH has generated over 1.5 million dollars in funding and has actively collaborated on other projects involving over two million dollars. Through early researcher funding CSAH has been able to support and promote new engagement of several upcoming researchers in aging and health.

Featured Articles

CSAH is pleased to spotlight some of the emerging regional, provincial and national research and publications related to aging.

  • The GrandPals Project -

    RESEARCH & INNOVATION CSAH Projects Featured Research Research & Innovation in Aging Forum (RIAF) Researchers & Innovators in Aging Publications & Reports The GrandPals Project ABOUT THE PROJECT GrandPals is […]

  • Kingston HomeShare - Kingston HomeShare will match ten older adults (home providers) with ten post-secondary students to live together during 2021-2022.
  • Ontario Age-Friendly Communities (AFC) Outreach Program - An age-friendly community (AFC) is a community where policies, services and physical spaces are designed to enable people of all ages to live in a secure and accessible physical and social environment. AFCs contribute to good health and allow people to continue to participate fully in society throughout their lifetime.

  • Improving Social Inclusion for Canadians with Dementia and Carers through Sharing Dance - Led by: Dr. Mark Skinner (Trent) and Dr. Rachel Herron (Brandon) The project aims to study innovative ways of improving social inclusion for Canadians living with dementia.
  • Move Strong - Led by: Lora Giangregorio and Heather Keller MoveSTroNg is an eight-week exercise and nutrition program that teaches older adults with chronic diseases how to perform resistance and balance exercises that can be easily integrated into their day.
  • Aging in community: A focus on older LGBTQ2+ Canadians - Led By: Dr. Kim Wilson & Dr. Arne Stinchcombe This pan-Canadian project aims to examine models of age-friendly communities that have a particular focus on the inclusion of diverse aging communities.
  • Vaccine Uptake in Canadian Adults 2019 - Led By: Public Health Agency of Canada The Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Coverage Survey is a yearly telephone survey that collects information about the flu shot in Canada. Each flu season, the survey estimates how many people get the flu shot as well as knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about the flu shot.
  • Impact of Hospitalization Due to Influenza on Short and Long-Term Frailty in Older Adults - Led By: Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) This study will compare frailty at baseline, at enrollment, at 30 days post-discharge, and at 1 year between cases and controls, in order to assess the impact of hospitalization due to influenza on short- and long-term frailty and to examine differences between influenza and other reasons for hospital admission.
  • A Review of Clinical Effectiveness, Cost Effectiveness, and Guidelines of High Dose Influenza Vaccine for Adults - Led By: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) This study evaluates the clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness and guidelines associated with high dose influenza vaccine, with a particular focus on older adults and adults who are immunocompromised.

 

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