Our team has just published an article on shelter use amongst men who are new to homelessness in later life. The article was based on our review of administrative data of the men’s shelter in Montreal, and adds to understandings of the phenomenon of new homelessness in late life.
Dr. Grenier presented a paper in the symposium ‘Understanding Experiences of Ageing: Perspectives from Critical and Cultural Gerontology’ (Participants: Jan Baars, Paul Higgs, Amanda Grenier, Chris Phillipson) at the Cultural Gerontology conference in Galway Ireland on April 11, 2014.
The care needs of older adults experiencing physical and cognitive decline generate much attention in political, popular, and academic debates. Yet, particular subgroups of the older population are often overlooked. Such is the case for older homeless people, whose numbers are increasing across Canada and internationally.