Entries by Constance Lafontaine

ACM and RECAA at the Congrès de l'Acfas

On May 16, Sophie Guérin, a Research Assistant affiliated with ACM and Marguerite Kephart of RECAA (Respecting Elders: Communities Against Abuse) presented at the Congrès de l’Acfas (Association francophone pour le savoir) held at Concordia University. They were part of a panel that addressed questions about elder abuse, which was part of a special event […]

ACM and RECAA at the Congrès de l’Acfas

On May 16, Sophie Guérin, a Research Assistant affiliated with ACM and Marguerite Kephart of RECAA (Respecting Elders: Communities Against Abuse) presented at the Congrès de l’Acfas (Association francophone pour le savoir) held at Concordia University. They were part of a panel that addressed questions about elder abuse, which was part of a special event […]

OWL Interview Available Online

The April 9 CKUT interview with Kim Sawchuk, Kendra Besanger and Constance Carrier-Lafontaine conducted by Rose Marie Whalley from Older Women Live is available online. http://ckut.ca/c/en/oldgrid/wednesday,18:00

ACM on CKUT

Kim Sawchuk will be giving an interview on April 9th at 6pm (EST) on CKUT in Montreal for the radio program Older Women Live (OWL). She will discuss ageing and technologies, and some of the community and research project conducted by ACM. Research assistants affiliated with ACM, Kendra Besanger and Constance Carrier-Lafontaine, will also be […]

Participants in Digital Music Workshop Present their Work

On March 21st, Kim Sawchuk, Line Grenier (via Skype from Santiago, Chili) and Constance Carrier-Lafontaine attended the Open House at the Atwater Library. Participants in the Digital Music Workshop – facilitated by Eric Craven, Digital Literacy Program, Peter Shaw, student in theatre at Concordia, and Line Grenier – presented the musical pieces they have created […]

Funding for Project on Tablet Computing and Seniors

ACM’s Dr. Kim Sawchuk and co-researcher Annette Leibing have received a starter fund of $5, 000 for the new research project “Ageing in App Land: Tablet Computing and Older Adults.” The fund is awarded as part of the program “Vie scientifique” of the Centre de recherche et d’expertise en gérontologie sociale (CREGÉS).  

Upcoming conference: Processes of Aging

The interdisciplinary conference “Processes of Aging” will be held in Florence, Italy from March 5th until March 7th. It has been organized jointly by the Research Initiative “Age(ing): Cultural Concepts and Practical Realisations” at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf and the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz (Max-Planck-Institut). Further information pertaining to the conference and the full program are available here.

Finale provinciale de Étoile des aînés, le 16 octobre 2013

Un changement de lieu. C’est à l’Étoile Banque Nationale du Quartier Dix30 que nous avons assisté à la finale de Étoile des aînés, le mercredi 16 octobre.  N’ayant pas bien fait nos devoirs, nous nous sommes d’abord présentées au Théâtre Desjardins du Cégep André-Laurendeau, à LaSalle, où s’est tenu l’événement au cours des années précédentes.  […]

Dr. Line Grenier gives a public lecture on "Senior Stars"

Dr. Line Grenier gave a public lecture on October 23rd as part of the Music, Media & Culture series at Memorial University in Newfoundland, Canada. Her talk was titled “Moments of Music in Action: Exploring the Effectivity of Québec’s Étoile des Aînés/Senior Stars.” More information about the “Senior Stars” project is available here.