Verena Menec, PhD
University of Manitoba
Healthy Aging, End of Life Care
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