Discussing aging well, dealing with addictions in Discourse

April 4, 2018

The latest issue of Discourse, the University of Regina's research magazine, features a few familiar faces. 

SPHERU will be hosting a conversation on healthy aging at Congress 2018.
SPHERU will be hosting a conversation on healthy aging at Congress 2018.

Aging Well on the Prairies

SPHERU will be facilitating a conversation about healthy aging on May 28 at this year's Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the Universtiy of Regina (p. 17). 

The full page ad explains how social isolation is something that impacts all older adults, no matter the community. SPHERU's event at Congress will dive into what it means to age well in Saskatchewan. The conversation on healthy aging will take place on Monday, May 28 in the RIC atrium from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Dealing with Addictions

This Fall 2017/Winter2018 edition also features SPHERU's Dr. Gabriela Novotna and her research on Saskatchewan addictions counselors and how their professional identity and counselling practice is affected while being in recovering from their own addictions issues. (p. 21)

Novotna received $78,200 from the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) to develop recommendations to support counsellors in their work. 

For the full articles, check out the most recent issue of Discourse


 

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