Episode 4 – Interview with Nancy Newall part 2!

This is Part 2 of the interview with Dr. Nancy Newall, Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at Brandon University. Tune in to find out what research Nancy and her colleagues are doing from CLSA data as well as what she thinks the future holds in terms of technologies.

We’re all aging, and everyone’s talking about it!

Key Takeaways

[:38] We welcome listeners back for Part 2 of our interview with Nancy Newall.

[1:14] Nancy explains what the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Ageing is.

[3:12] Nancy also shares what secondary data analysis she and her colleagues have been doing with the CLSA data, the biggest of which is to do typology analysis on groups of people that have diverse or restricted networks of contact.

[8:14] We touch on how guidelines should be developed in terms of social isolation and how difficult it is to actually figure out how much is enough!

[10:32] We ask Nancy what her take is on the use of technologies, which can both foster and reduce social isolation.

[13:00] How does Nancy see technology playing a role in how we age in the next 20 years?

[15:46] We ask Nancy what legacy she is hoping to leave behind with the work that she is doing.

[16:59] We thank Nancy for coming on the podcast. Until next time, subscribe, rate, and share!