Working to improve the health system for older adults

The Geriatric Health Systems (GHS) Research Group is a collaborative team of interdisciplinary researchers, students, and research staff who are committed to understanding, and solving health system challenges that affect the quality of care, and the quality of life of older people. We work in close partnership with health system organizations, stakeholders, and older adults to ensure that our research has relevance to practice and policy.

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  1. Jan. 14, 2021Dr. Catherine Tong featured on local radio to discuss older adult's tech use during COVID-19

    GHS researcher Dr. Catherine Tong was interviewed on 570 News' Mike Farwell Show about her recent work exploring the experiences of older adults and their technology use during COVID-19.  Dr. Tong was joined by Waterloo student and ENTECH volunteer, Trung Tram.  You can listen to a recording of the segement here: Dr. Catherine Tong and Trung Tram on the Mike Farewell Show

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  1. June 1, 2022Living Library Event- 'Intergenerational Insights': A Knowledge Sharing Event with 'Living Books'

    The Seniors Helping As Research Partners (SHARP) Group invites you to check out a "Living Book"!  The Seniors from the SHARP group invite students from all faculties into a one-on-one conversation where they will share their stories and wisdom about their life experiences, overcoming adversity, inspiring others, and the lessons they learned along the way.

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