Research Highlights

For some older adults, moving into a long-term care (LTC) home can make them feel disconnected from their community-based social networks. This pilot project demonstrated the potential benefits of an innovative software for LTC residents.
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A new program to be piloted this fall in five Schlegel Villages will aim to address the reluctance among residents in LTC homes to engage in physical activity. The Move More Initiative aims to encourage more residents to participate in regular physical activity for increased health benefits.
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News & Events

Spiritual Transformation in Late Life. The speaker for 2014 is Dr. Kenneth Pargament, an internationally renowned researcher in the area of spirituality and health. In particular his research has explored religion, spirituality and coping during times of loss and crisis.
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RIA Presents at GNAO Conference
RIA’s Research Coordinator Susan Brown was the keynote at the Annual Conference of the Gerontological Nursing Association of Ontario (GNAO) which was held in Sarnia on November 6 & 7, 2014.
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Schlegel Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care

There is a need for innovation in the long-term care sector and the Schlegel CLRI aims to catalyze system transformation through research-informed practice change and innovation in workforce preparedness.    
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