RESEARCHERS

Nicole Dalmer

Nicole is wrapping up her doctoral studies in Library and Information Science at The University of Western Ontario. Her institutional ethnographic doctoral research examined the often-invisible information work done by family caregivers of older adults living with dementia. She is particularly interested in examining the intersection of information work and care work; exploring the information-related work needed to care for an aging family member and the degree to which this work is recognized or obscured in aging in place policy and discourse. She also studies and advocates for the development of more responsive public library services for aging populations. Nicole recently moved into town and is pleased as punch to be taking up a postdoctoral fellowship under the supervision of Dr. Barb Marshall and Dr. Stephen Katz at Trent University, where she will be looking at the intersections of technologies and experiences of older age. 

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Aging Activisms is a program of activist research, academic mentorship, and intergenerational community-building led by
Dr. May Chazan, Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Gender and Feminist Studies at Trent University.

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