Are you interested in participating in research at the RIA? Check out the projects below for available opportunities.

Effects of COVID-19 on persons living with dementia: Researchers at the University of Waterloo, led by RIA Research Chairs Carrie McAiney and Jen Boger, want to understand how COVID-19 is affecting the daily lives and social connections of persons living with dementia and family/friend caregivers. Are you a person living with dementia in the community or a family/friend caregiver of a person with dementia living in the community or in long-term care or retirement home? Share your experiences by completing a 15-minute survey or participate in an interview. Click here for more information.

COVID-19 Recreation Experiences Survey: Are you working in recreation and leisure in a retirement or long-term care home in Ontario? A research team lead by Schlegel Innovation Leader Kate Dupuis wants to find out how you are doing, and what has changed in your role during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information and to complete the survey click here.

MoreStrong at Home – The Bone Health and Exercise Science Lab, led by Schlegel Research Chair Lora Giangregorio, is looking for participants to complete an exercise and nutrition study that can be experienced in the comfort of your own home, without any physical contact. MoveStrong at Home is a 12-week study that hopes to see how possible it is to deliver exercise and nutrition education to older adults. For more information click here.