Atlantic Canada Team

RESEARCHERS

Janice Keefe

Janice Keefe is Lena Isabel Jodrey Chair in Gerontology and Director, Nova Scotia Centre on Aging at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax. She holds appointments at Dalhousie University’s Faculties of Medicine and Graduate Studies and UNB’s School of Graduate Studies. In 2002, she was selected as Mount Saint Vincent’s first Canada Research Chair in Aging and Caregiving Policy which she held from 2002-2012. Dr. Keefe has received provincial, national and international recognition of her research, most recently from the Canadian Healthcare Association for her contribution to Continuing Care in Canada. In 2006, she was awarded the Lena Isabel Jodrey Chair in Gerontology and appointed Director, Nova Scotia Centre on Aging. Dr. Keefe’s research areas are caregiving policy and practice, continuing care policy and projecting the needs of older Canadians in the future.
Lori Weeks

Lori Weeks is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University. Her primary research interests focus on care and support services for older adults and their caregivers and factors affecting the health of seniors. She has a current research focus on supporting older adults and their caregivers through health service transitions and supports for older women experiencing intimate partner violence.

ASSOCIATES

Pamela Fancey

Pamela Fancey is Associate Director and Research Associate at the Nova Scotia Centre on Aging.