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Major grant for research on healthy aging
Date:2/15/2013

This press release is available in French.

Montreal, February 15, 2013 Carsten Wrosch, a professor in the Department of Psychology at Concordia University and member of the Centre for Research in Human Development, was recently awarded a major grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), worth $757,722. Wrosch leads an interdisciplinary research team consisting of lifespan, personality, health, psychiatry and kinesiology researchers from across North America.

This grant will enable his team to continue its Montreal Aging and Health Study (MAHS), which has been supported by the CIHR since its inception. Since 2004, the study has followed 215 adults aged 65 and older to investigate how they cope with common age-related challenges, such as health problems, a shrinking social network or regrets about their life choices. With this new funding, Wrosch's team will be able to add new participants to the study, continue tracking many of its previous participants, and test its hypotheses about differences between senior citizens in their 60s and 70s and those over age 80.

As our population ages, the fastest growing segment among the elderly consists of adults beyond age 80; never before have we had so many people living to advanced old age. This section of our community has particular needs and concerns, which require further study in order to be fully understood and addressed.

Wrosch's research team has identified a series of common challenges faced by senior citizens, such as chronic physical health problems, decreased physical fitness, and loneliness or a lack of social support. These can create psychological distress, and without appropriate coping strategies, that distress may be maintained and disrupt healthy behaviours like adequate physical activity, sleep and the regulation of the "stress hormone" cortisol. Thi
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Contact: Clea Desjardins
clea.desjardins@concordia.ca
514-848-2424
Concordia University
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