Friday, June 5th, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Find Your 'Research on Aging' Match!




Free Event


Friday June 5, 2015 

from 9:00am to 1:00pm  MST

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Room 301
Human Ecology Building,

University of Alberta
116 Street and 89 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6G 2H6

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Janet Mayhew

Research Coordinator
Institute for Continuing Care Education & Research


Researchers, community partners, and students are invited to come together & share interests in research on aging.   


9:00 - 9:15 am: Coffee & registration 

9:15 - 9:30 am: Introductions/Opening - Sandra Woodhead Lyons

9:30 - 10:30 am: Recipients of the 2014-2015 ICCER Special Project Funding will present their preliminary findings:

  • Dr. Sharla King, University of Alberta and Dr. Vincella Thompson, Keyano College: Developing an Educational Model to Support the Care of Aboriginal Populations in Continuing Care in Remote Northern Communities.
  • Angele Alook, University of Alberta: Metasysnthesis study of Transitions Experienced by Family Caregivers of Persons at the End of Life.
  • Steven Friesen, Bethany Care Society on behalf of Dr. Lorraine Venturato, University of Calgary: Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk: Scoping Cultural Awareness Training Options for Staff Working with Older Canadians in Continuing Care. 
  • Jennifer Lee, Wing Kei and Steven Friesen, Bethany Care Society: A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Electronic versus Paper-Based Documentation.

10:30 - 10:45 am: Dr. Janet Fast will discuss the barriers to community partnered research

10:45 - 11:00 am: Coffee

11:00 - 11:20 am: Table discussion: Advantages of Collaborative Research

11:20 - 11: 45am: Rotate tables; New table discussion: Challenges of Collaborative Research 

11:45 am - 1:00 pm: Lunch & Networking