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Lead Investigators:

janice 2Janice Keefe, PhD

Principal Investigator
Professor, Department of Family Studies & Gerontology, Lena Isabel Jodrey Chair in Gerontology & Director, Nova Scotia Centre on Aging, Mount Saint Vincent University

Susan StevensSusan Stevens
Co-Principal Investigator (Knowledge User)
Senior Director, Continuing Care, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Michelle_Lobchuk Michelle Lobchuk, PhD
Co-Principal Investigator
Associate Professor and Research Manitoba Chair in Caregiver Communication,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba


Lori MitchellLori Mitchell, PhD

Researcher, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Home Care Program

Laura Funk-11-07Funk, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Manitoba

Julie Donaldson

Co-Investigator (Knowledge User), Manitoba Caregiver Coalition

Owner and General Manager, Home Instead Senior Care

Kathryn GravesKathryn Graves
Co-Investigator (Knowledge User)

Quality Specialist, Northwood

MarilynMarilyn Macdonald, PhD

Professor and Associate Director Graduate Studies, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University

Martha_IMG_8499Martha MacDonald, PhD
Full Professor, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University

MJ MacDonald

Co-Investigator (Knowledge User) up to March 2019
Executive Director, Continuing Care, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

head shot brick (002)Vicki Elliott-Lopez
Co-Investigator (Knowledge User)
Senior Executive Director, Continuing Care, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

Grace Warner head shot3Grace Warner, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Occupational Therapy, School of Nursing, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University


Canadian Home Care Association

Strategic Policy Branch, Health Canada

Department of Health & Wellness

Nova Scotia Health Authority

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority


Manitoba Caregiver Coalition


Caregivers Nova Scotia


Lucy Knight

Nova Scotia Site Coordinator, Nova Scotia Centre on Aging, Mount Saint Vincent University

Julie Rempel
Manitoba Site Coordinator, University of Manitoba


Heather Armstrong (Overall Project) - (Sept. 2018-March 2019)

Dalhousie University

Marilyn Cox (Policy Stream) - January 2019-November 2019)
Mount Saint Vincent University

Kaitlyn Obedzinski (Care Constellations Stream)

University of Manitoba

Rebecca Vissor (Policy Stream) - (May 2018-August 2019)

Dalhousie University through internship at Nova Scotia Health Authority

Ziwa Yu (Care Constellations Stream)
Dalhousie University