Verena Menec, PhD
University of Manitoba
Healthy Aging, End of Life Care
204-272-3184 or 204-474-9176 | email@example.com
Dr. Verena Menec is a Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and the Director of the Centre on Aging at the University of Manitoba. She received a doctorate in social psychology from the University of Manitoba.
Dr. Menec holds a Canada Research Chair in Healthy Aging. Her main research interests lie in the areas of healthy aging, determinants of healthy aging, age-friendly communities, and health care utilization among older adults, particularly at the end of life.
Commentaries by Dr. Verena Menec:
Why seniors matter — and how they contribute to our everyday lives // Pourquoi les personnes âgées sont importantes et comment elles contribuent à nos vies quotidiennes
Age-friendly communities create a healthier society for everyone // Les collectivités-amies des aînés créent une société plus saine pour tout le monde
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Posters by Dr. Verena Menec:
“Acknowledging seniors’ contributions would help to make ours a more age-inclusive society that does not put one generation against the other. It would also be a more accurate reflection of how most of us engage with each other in our every day lives”
Read the commentary: Why seniors matter — and how they contribute to our everyday lives
“Older people do a great deal for communities. They’re taxpayers and caregivers and without them, many communities would no longer be sustainable. It’s time to turn the lens around and ask what communities are doing for them. The age-friendliness of our cities and towns needs to become a priority.”
Read the commentary: Age-friendly communities create a healthier society for everyone