Bruyère at the Canadian Association on Gerontology Conference (October 2014)

Posted Date: January 15, 2015 Posted By: Alexei Kintero

Bruyere CLRI at CAG 2014

Bruyère was well represented at the Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Conference held in Niagara Falls Oct. 16-18, 2014.


Bruyère Continuing Care and the Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care hosted a booth, which featured information on Bruyère’s programs, the Bruyère Village and the learning, research and innovation projects of the CLRI.


In addition, several researchers from the Bruyère Research Institute and the Bruyère CLRI presented projects relevant to the conference theme: Landscapes of Aging – Critical Issues, Emerging Possibilities. These included:


Kristin Dorrance, Jeffrey Jutai  Aging with developmental disabilities: Considerations for long-term care (poster)


Theresa Grant, Megan Bryanton, Matthew Taylor, Heidi Sveistrup, Martin Bilodeau, Frank Knoefel, Rafik Goubran, Jeffrey Jutai  Comparison of two approaches for the measurement of sit-to-stand timing among older adults in their homes


Tracy Luciani – The critical issue of nursing leadership in long-term care: An educational needs assessment and program


Annie Robitaille – Association between cognitive functioning and behaviour over time for persons living with dementia in long-term care


James Conklin, Barbara Farrell, Hannah Irving, Lisa McCarthy, Lisa Pizolla, Kevin Pottie, Lalitha Raman-Wilms, Carlos Rojas-Fernandez  Using developmental evaluation to facilitate the creation and implementation of evidence-based deprescribing guidelines



James Conklin, Kelly Grindrod, Marie-Andree Cadieux, Kate Mercer, Karen Chun  Do stakeholder advisory committees help to promote the uptake and use of new research findings?


Congratulations to all of our Bruyère delegates!