Sally J. Chivers

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Bodies in translation: activist art, technology, and access to life

2016/17-2019/20 • $1,473,384 • CO
This proposal to establish a community-university research creation program builds and expands upon a generative working relationship between Project Re-Vision, a dynamic research program on disability and bodily difference (PI: Carla Rice) and Tangled Art + Disability, a non-profit arts...

Imagining age-friendly communities within communities: international promising practices

2017/18-2019/20 • $729,642 • CO
Our partnership will transform fears about an aging population into conversations and practices that address both the complexities and possibilities inherent in a world that welcomes the meaning that old age brings to life. Imagining Age-Friendly "Communities within Communities": International...

Challenging the nursing home specter in the age of austerity

2014/15-2018/19 • $70,600 • PI
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Imagining age-friendly communities within communities: international promising practices

2017/18 • $20,000 • CO
This project, Imagining Age-Friendly "Communities within Communities": International Promising Practices, builds on the World Health Organization's "Age-Friendly Communities" global initiative. Addressing critical gaps in current knowledge, we will investigate how culture and gender matter in...

Re-imagining long-term residential care: an international study of promising practices

2010/11-2016/17 • $2,498,987 • PI,CO
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Healthy Ageing in Residential Places

2012/13-2015/16 • $215,032 • PI,CO
Active ageing allows "people to realize their potential for physical, social, and mental well-being throughout the life course and to participate in society, while providing them with adequate protection, security and care when they need"(World Health Organization). Most policy focuses on...

Health and Creative Aging: Theatre as a Pathway to Healthy Aging

2010/11-2011/12 • $210,000 • PI
Engagement in meaningful activities, such as participation in the arts, contributes to a wide range of positive health outcomes for seniors. Participation also reduces health inequalities, promotes independence and reduces reliance on health services and the cost of providing them. The overall...