Brenda Strafford Centre on Aging
Growing Older, Growing Smarter
This event presented by the Brenda Strafford Centre on Aging, Canadian Frailty Network, and AGE-WELL hosted leading researchers who are exploring how accessible and smart technologies are influencing our aging experiences.
Welcome Dr. Holroyd-Leduc
The Brenda Strafford Centre on Aging is pleased to welcome Dr. Jayna Holroyd-Leduc as our new Academic Lead. Dr. Holroyd-Leduc was selected to serve a 5-year term starting July 1, 2022.
In her role, Dr. Holroyd-Leduc will provide scholarly direction for all Centre initiatives and programs, lead strategic planning for the Centre’s continued growth, and advance the Centre's recognition as an interdisciplinary hub for aging-focused activities.
Sept. 2, 2022
Dr. Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Academic Lead of the Brenda Strafford Centre on Aging, was one of four UCalgary researchers inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.
Aug. 30, 2022
Five UCalgary researchers working to improve the quality of life for patients in palliative and end-of-life care are receiving provincial government funding to expand their research.
Aug. 24, 2022
UCalgary researcher, Dr. Alex Bierman, talks about age discrimination in the workplace on CBC's Alberta at Noon with Judy Aldous.
July 29, 2022
UCalgary researchers find that 1 in 4 middle-aged and older adults reported a change in their alcohol consumption during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 7, 2022
UCalgary nursing faculty leads innovative simulation project with Brenda Strafford Foundation.
April 20, 2022
While many cultures have traditions of respect for older persons, Western attitudes toward aging are often negative. A growing body of research shows the dire consequences of ageism.