Victoria site

The Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health (IALH) is a multidisciplinary research facility established at the University of Victoria (UVic) in 1992 to advance knowledge in the field of aging and health, based on the twin standards of scientific rigor and applied relevance.

Today, we undertake and support health-related research in many forms including but not limited to: quantitative, qualitative, longitudinal, cross-sectional, experimental, mixed, participatory action focused, indigenous, and evaluation and intervention research relevant to supporting the opportunities and challenges of aging individuals, families and communities.

Our overall aim is to improve the health and quality of life of an increasingly diverse population of older adults and to assist their families, health care providers, and the government in meeting the challenges and potentials of an aging population.

 

Ladner site

Self-Management BC became a major part of the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health in 2002 when the Ladner satellite office was established in Delta, BC.

A primary focus of activities of the Ladner office is on developing, implementing and evaluating various types of self-management programs to persons experiencing chronic health conditions. Another focus includes the training of health care professionals to incorporate self-management support strategies into practice when interacting with patients.

Since 2002, over 5,800 volunteers with chronic health conditions have received training and have led the programs.

 

 

Learn more

Are you interested in learning more about our research affiliates, upcoming events or our accomplishments over the past year? Check out our bi-annual newsletter "The Bulletin" or our most recent Annual Report.

Latest IALH Bulletin

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Stay up-to-date with our research projects, events, and more.

See a list of all IALH Bulletins

IALH Annual Report

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A number of new activities highlight our commitment to the health and wellbeing of our community. Read our 2016 annual report to learn about IALH's new strategic highlights and our future plans.

You can read earlier reports here.

 

 

Please note that Phoenix Road leading up to the HUT R, Lot 7a is now called Vikes Way.

 

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You can join our email list for information on our upcoming research studies or other opportunities. We appreciate your interest in our research institute. Please submit your email address so that we can email you when our next newsletter is posted to this site.

 

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