Press

Through Their Eyes has been written about in a few articles since its conception. To read more about the project, check out the following news articles linked below. The Project has also received some alternative forms of press coverage, including radio interviews and webinars (also available below).

News Medium Link and Description

Thorold News

Brock students study ways to improve Thorold senior housing

“In Dr. Paula Gardner’s experience, students and seniors are often fearful of each other.

That is, until they spend some time together, and start to see each other, Through Their Eyes…”

The Brock News

Deadline coming for service-learning grant applicationsService Learning Grants

“For Tia Rogers, a service-learning experience in health science was the boost she needed to make the next step in her education…”

Brock University Website

Brock students conduct age-friendly assessment in the Niagara community

“Working together on an intergenerational project, 45 Brock students were matched with 20 seniors in the Niagara community to better understand what makes an age-friendly community…”

Brock News

Screen Shot 2014-05-10 at 12.19.43 AMBrock students assess age-friendliness of downtown St. Catharines

“The study, ‘Through Their Eyes,’ examined the age-friendliness of the neighbourhood surrounding Niagara Region’s Seniors Residence at 14 Centre Street in downtown St. Catharines…”

St. Catharines Standard

Screen Shot 2014-05-10 at 12.15.33 AMBrock Uses Students to Study Senior Life

“They enjoy access to downtown amenities, eateries and services. But some Niagara seniors are troubled by icy sidewalks and feel uneasy when they encounter bands of kids at night…”

Welland Tribune

Screen Shot 2014-05-10 at 12.15.33 AMBrock Uses Students to Study Senior Life

“They enjoy access to downtown amenities, eateries and services. But some Niagara seniors are troubled by icy sidewalks and feel uneasy when they encounter bands of kids at night…”

Brock Student Radio: CFBU

Elisa Brown, a student from the Project, was a guest on Brock University’s Student Radio CFBU (103.7 FM) on May 7, 2014. This third year Brock Medical Sciences student talks about the accessibility of downtown St. Catharines for seniors during an online interview that can be accessed here.

Brock Student Radio: CFBU

Brock University Student Radio: Interview With Paula Gardner About Being Age-Friendly.

During this audio interview with Brock University Student Radio, Paula talks further about ageism and age-friendliness. Paula’s interview is from 41:27 – 57:07.

Age Friendly Webinar

Through An Age-Friendly Lens: Planning For An Inclusive And Economically Vibrant Niagara – Event Recording

This is a recording of the November 7th, 2013 webinar with presenters Paula Gardner & Dominic Ventresca. Paula explores principles of age-friendly work and provides global examples. Dominic presents background information on the Niagara Age-Friendly Community Network and discusses how global concepts are applied within a Niagara context. Exchange with participants throughout the presentation focuses on how age-friendly principles intersect with and impact other sectors (e.g. work and employment, economic development etc.).

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