Community GeroPsych Lab
Our vision: EQUIGENESIS. Health equity is place-based. As lifespan increases, urban communities across the globe will become more neurodiverse. Transformative approaches are required so places are health-promoting for all. We test community development strategies for primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention.
OUR KNOWLEDGE BASE
Featured Publications: Foundational Concepts for Place-based Health Equity
Atmosphere moderates how much seniors benefit from spending time in the neighbourhood. It is a relational outcome shaped by programmatic and design elements, which has important population health implications.
MESO-LEVEL PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS
Foregrounded in the Transdisciplinary Neighbourhood Health Framework, communities have characteristics such as Cohesion, At-homeness, and Playfulness which are important mechanisms for community wellbeing.