MoCSSy Symposium on Gerontological Research and Modelling

November 25th, 2009
The IRMACS Centre,
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby
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12:30 - 13:00 Registration
13:00 - 13:30 Andrew Sixsmith (Gerontology, SFU)
"Multidsciplinary perspectives on age and aging- exploring the links between gerontology and modelling"
13:30 - 14:00 Mike Campo (Gerontology, SFU)
"Facilitating Informal Social Interaction Among People With Dementia Residing in Special Care Units"
14:00 - 14:30 Herbert H. Tsang (Computing Science, University of Calgary and SFU)
"A Framework for Examining the Impacts of the Built Environment for Seniors"
14:30 - 14:45 Coffee Break
14:45 - 15:15 Jasmyne Rockwell (School of Social Work, UBC)
"Across the Divide: Social Marginalization of Elders in Long Term Residential Care"
15:15 - 15:45 Karina Hackett (Gerontology, SFU)
"Exploring Cultural Differences in Older Adults’ Perceived Barriers to and Motivators for Participation in Group Exercise"
15:45 - 16.15 Robert Savage (Gerontology, SFU)
"Exploring the needs and concerns of potential ambient assisted living users in Southwestern British Columbia"
16:15 - 17:30 Reception
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