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Maritime Data Centre for Aging Research & Policy Analysis, Mount Saint Vincent UniversityResearch Funder/Centre

Type of institution

Research centre



In July 2002, Dr. Janice Keefe was selected as Mount Saint Vincent University's first Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Aging and Caregiving Policy and was awarded funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to develop the Maritime Data Centre for Aging Research and Policy Analysis (MDC). Funding was also provided by the Province of Nova Scotia and Mount Saint Vincent University.


Our Purpose:

  • To conduct research on the effects of the aging population with particular emphasis on caregiving issues.
  • To train graduate and undergraduate students in research methodologies, analysis of public policies and quantitative analyses of primary and secondary data.
  • To translate findings from data analysis to key local, provincial, and national decision makers in the continuing care field.

Main research areas

Key Research Areas:

  • Caregiving Issues
  • Health Human Resource Issues
  • Home and Continuing Care Issues
  • Research disciplines

    Medical/Clinical Sciences/Nursing,Social/Behavioral


    Dr. Janice Keefe ( Associate Professor & Canada Re


    166 Bedford Highway
    Nova Scotia
    B3M 2J6


    (902) 457-6780


    (902) 457-6226


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