Older people and Canadian Strategies on Homelessness

Older homelessness has been identified as a significant concern among researchers and service providers alike. Those working in shelters, for example, are confronted with the realities of increasing numbers of older people experiencing homelessness in their everyday work. Yet, while policymakers have devoted considerable attention to homelessness, they have typically focused on homelessness among youth, young adults, and young families.

Crossing the Boundaries of Critical and Cultural Gerontology in the Study of 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.