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

Type of institution

Research centre

Website

http://www.msvu.ca/en/home/programsdepartments/professionalstudies/familystudiesgerontology/research/maritimedatacentre/default.aspx

Description

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.

Aims

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

    Contact

    Dr. Janice Keefe ( Associate Professor & Canada Re

    Address

    166 Bedford Highway
    Halifax
    Nova Scotia
    Canada
    B3M 2J6

    Telephone

    (902) 457-6780

    Fax

    (902) 457-6226

    Email

    mdc_aging@msvu.ca

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