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Walk the Talk - Transforming the Built Environment to Enhance Mobility in Seniors

a PSC Research Project

Investigator:   Philippa J. Clarke

This project is part of a Mobility in Aging Emerging Team Grant for submission to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Institute of Aging. The Team Grant initiative is designed to address research gaps and advance scientific and methodological approaches in the area of mobility and aging. The grant is designed to build capacity and alliances across sectors and disciplines, to develop strategies for knowledge translation, and to identify future opportunities to continue work in this area. The proposal that is being submitted by the University of British Columbia is specifically focused on the impact of the built environment on the mobility and health of older adults.

Funding Period: 04/01/2013 to 03/31/2014

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