Same Language Services Keep Older Adults Active

Same Language Services Keep Older Adults Active

Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute featured the work of Dr. Joanie Sims-Gould and Doctoral Trainee Catherine Tong in a recent news article.

The study by Sims-Gould and Tong looked at 51 foreign-born visible minority older adults in South Vancouver who participated in a multi-language, mixed methods study – the largest of its kind investigating foreign-born older adult mobility.

Research executed in different languages and among foreign-born populations is rare, even though immigrants constitute 30 per cent of Canada’s older population.

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