Verena Menec

Dr. Verena Menec is a Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences 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.


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Commentaries by Dr. Verena Menec:

Why we need to rethink the nursing home model // Repenser le modèle des maisons de soins infirmiers
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

Videos by Dr. Verena Menec:

Too many seniors are dying in hospitals: How we can improve end of life care



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