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Rural/Urban Research Projects

 

An Investigation of Demographic Trends and the Implications of Climate Change for an Aging Population in Rural Nova Scotia.

2012-2013

Principal Investigators: Patricia Manuel and Eric Rapaport

Funded by: Nova Scotia Department of Environment & Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation

 

Age-friendly rural/remote communities initiative.
2007-2008

Principal Investigator: Elaine Gallagher

Funded by: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

 

World Health Organization Global Age Friendly Cities Project & Age Friendly Rural/Remote Communities Initiative

2006-2007

Funded by: Nova Scotia Seniors' Secretariat and Halifax Regional Municipality

 

Social Isolation of Seniors in Canada.

2005-2007

Principal Investigator: Dr Janice Keefe

Funded by: British Columbia Ministry of Health

 

Caring Contexts of Rural Seniors

2002-2006

Funded by: Veterans Affairs Canada

Rural Seniors Executive Summary

 

Net Loss Population Settlement Patterns and Maintenance of Rural Health Status: A Case Study in Atlantic Canada

2003

Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Net Loss Population Executive Summary

 

 

 

 

Products & Publications

 

Eales, J., Keefe, J., & Keating, N. (2008). Age-friendly rural communities. In N. Keating (Ed.), Rural ageing: A good place to grow old? (pp. 109-120). Bristol, UK: Policy Press.

 

Keefe, J., & Hattie, B. (2008). Age-friendly rural and remote communities initiative. Guysborough county. Summary Report. Prepared for the Nova Scotia Department of Seniors and other jurisdictions within the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

 

Keefe, J., & Hattie, B. (2007). Age-friendly cities project: Halifax Site. Summary Report. Part of World Health Organization’s initiative. Halifax: Province of Nova Scotia.

 

Keefe, J., Andrew, M., Fancey, P., & Hall, M. (2006). A profile of social isolation in Canada. final report.  Province of British Columbia and Halifax: Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax.

 

Caring Contexts of Rural Seniors. Phase I Technical Report (2004, January) Technical Report 1

 

Caring Contexts of Rural Seniors. Phase II Technical Report (2004, December) Technical Report 2

 

Caring Contexts of Rural Seniors. Phase III Technical Report (2006, June) Technical Report 3

 

Fact sheet- What makes a rural community a good place to grow old? (2007)Facts 2007

 

Fact sheet- Availability and use of services varies in rural Canada (2006) Fact sheet

 

Fact sheet- Characteristics of rural communities influence their capacity to support older adults (2006) Fact Sheet - Characteristics

 

Fact sheet- Social and support networks of older adults in rural Canada (2006) Fact Sheet- Social

 

Keefe, J., & Side, K. (2003). Net Loss Population Settlement Patterns and Maintenance of Rural Health Status: A Case Study in Atlantic Canada Net Loss Final Report