Healthy Seniors Pilot Project Podcast Series

2RaceWithMe Project, Promoting Engagement and Physical Activity in Long-Term Care Centers

Introduction: In today’s episode, Jenna welcomes four guests to talk about a novel research project! From Centiviser Incorporated and the University of Toronto, Dr. Mark Chignell, Developer of the 2RaceWithMe device and Lisa Fannin, Educator and Volunteer. And from the Center of Innovation and Research in Aging (CIRA), Executive Director Justine Henry and Research Coordinator […]

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Improving Access to Healthcare for Elders of the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation

Jenna welcomes Dr. France Chassé, co-leader of the Madawaska’s Elders Initiatives Project with Micheline Plante, Community Health Representative at the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation. They discuss the health needs of the aging population of the community. They talk about technology to assist them, especially a custom mobile app and other services developed to help seniors […]

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Spread and Scale of a Polypharmacy App to Improve Health Outcomes of Older Adults Living in New Brunswick Nursing Homes

Introduction: Jenna welcomes the team working on a deprescribing pilot project to the show. The project’s Research Coordinators Cody Davenport and Marc-Éric Nadeau accompany Justine Henry — executive director at CIRA — as well as project lead Dr. Emily MacDonald from McGill University in a discussion on the impacts of polypharmacy and the benefits of […]

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Foot Care as a Means of Engaging With the Senior Community

Introduction: Dr. Tracey Rickards, Principal Investigator of the Mobile Wellness Senior’s Network Reaching Rural New Brunswickers talks about the research project and some of the more probing results it generated. We’re all aging, and everyone’s talking about it! Key Takeaways [:40] Jenna welcomes today’s guest, Associate Professor at the University of New Brunswick in the […]

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Zoomers for All, Peer-Led Exercise Programs to Generate Sustainability

Introduction: Today’s guest is Dr. Danielle Bouchard, Associate Professor at the University of New Brunswick in the department of Kinesiology. Dr. Bouchard joins the show to discuss the Zoomers for All project, for which she serves as Co-Principal Investigator. We’re all aging, and everyone’s talking about it! Key Takeaways [:40] Jenna welcomes today’s guest Dr. […]

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iGenNB: Making Home Sharing Work for New Brunswick

Introduction: Today’s guests are CEO and Founder of Silvermark, Aimée Foreman, she joins the show today in her capacity as industry lead on the iGenNB Project alongside Andrea Trenholm, Postdoctoral Researcher on the team. We’re all aging, and everyone’s talking about it! Key Takeaways [:40] Jenna welcomes today’s guests Aimée Foreman and Andrea Trenholm and […]

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Virtual Reality Training to Increase Rehabilitative Exercise in Seniors

Introduction: Today’s episode is a discussion with the project team for an initiative on the use of virtual reality in independent homes and residences and its ability to increase rehabilitative training in senior populations. We’re all aging, and everyone’s talking about it! Key Takeaways [:40] Jenna welcomes today’s guests, Dr. Lisa Sheehy, Affiliate Investigator at […]

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Co-Design for Dementia Care

Introduction: Dr. Alison Luke, Research Associate with the Center for Research in Integrated Care (CRIC) at the University of New Brunswick Saint John, and Amy Reid, Project Coordinator with the CRIC, joins the show to discuss their project Co-Designing Dementia Care. We’re all aging, and everyone’s talking about it! Key Takeaways [:40] Jenna welcomes today’s guests […]

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Gentle Persuasive Approaches for Dementia Care

Introduction: Isabelle Boulay, Research Assistant and First Link Support at the Alzheimer’s Society in New Brunswick, joins the show to talk about Gentle Persuasive Approaches, a first-of-its-kind dementia care course for family and friend caregivers of persons living with dementia. We’re all aging, and everyone’s talking about it! Key Takeaways [:40] Jenna welcomes today’s guest, […]

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