Betty Havens:

An Inventory of her papers at The University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Elizabeth-Anne Johnson and Tyyne Tymchyshyn
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
331 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
(2009)

Finding aid encoded by Elizabeth-Anne Johnson and Tyyne Tymchyshyn (2009)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe LibraryWinnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

Creator:
Betty Havens

Title:
Betty Havens fonds

Dates:
1961-2005

Quantity:
3.75 m of textual records and other material.

Identification:
MSS 238, PC 246, EL 9 (A.07-61).

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Biography of Betty Havens

Betty Havens was born October 9, 1936. She obtained a B.A. from Milwaukee-Downer College in 1958 and an M.A. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin in 1965. From 1972 to 1982, she served in the position of Research Director with Manitoba Health. She initiated the Manitoba Longitudinal Study of Aging in 1971, which is still being used by researchers today. From 1982 until 1994, Havens acted as Provincial Gerontologist for Manitoba Health. From 1990 until 1994, she was Assistant Deputy Minister for Manitoba Health. In 1992, Havens was Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. From 1992 until her death in 2005, Havens was Research Associate for the Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, University of Manitoba. Concurrently, she was Professional Associate, Centre on Aging. In 1994, Havens became Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba, a position she held until her death in 2005. Havens wrote numerous articles throughout her career and was the recipient of several awards and distinctions including the YWCA Professional Woman of the Year. In 1994, she received a D.Litt. from the University of Waterloo. In 1997, she was made a senior scholar at the University of Manitoba and in 2005 she was the recipient of the Order of Canada. Havens died March 1, 2005.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

Accession A.07-61 of the Betty Havens fonds consists of twelve series. They include biographical material, correspondence, education, publications and presented papers, conferences, grant proposals, committees, Aging in Manitoba, research material, a photograph collection, awards, and a 3.5 inch floppy disk. An award plaque accompanies the awards series.

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Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions on this material.

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Restrictions on Use

There are no restrictions on this material.

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Custodial History

The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Dr. Barbara Payne, Director of Aging in Manitoba, in 2006 following Havens death. Additional material was donated by Payne in 2007.

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Other Finding Aids

See MSS 238 (A.06-02) for an earlier accession of the Betty Havens fonds.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Biographical Material [ 1998-2005 ]

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11 Biographical statements, sketches, and profiles 1998-1999
2 Curriculum vitae 1999-2005
3 Obituaries and memorials 2005
4 Newspaper clippings 1999-2005
5 University of Manitoba faculty of medicine newsletter 1999-2005

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Student Work 1961-1966
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16 "The Aging Patient" 1966
7 "Socialness Scale" 1961

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Publications and Presented Papers 1972-2005
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18 "The Potential for Determining the Predictive Validity of Assessed Needs", Halifax, NS 1979-1980
9 "Health Care Use Among the Elderly", Jana M. Mossey and Betty Havens, Washington, DC 1979
10 "Longitudinal Research of Health Care Utilization by Aging Manitobans", Betty Havens, Jana Mossey, Evelyn Shapiro, Halifax, NS 1979
11 "The Aging Population Changes", Flin Flon, MB 1978
12 "How to Cope With Many Masters and Survive", Edmonton, AB 1978
13 "A Longitudinal Study of the Relationship Between Perceived Needs, Psychosocial Factors, and Health Service Use Among Elderly Manitobans", Uppsala, Sweden 1978
14 "Planning to Meet Needs of the Elderly Community" 1978
15 "Social Planning Implications of Needs Assessment" 1977
16 "Differentiation of Unmet Needs Using Analysis by Age/Sex Cohorts of an Elderly Population", Betty Havens and Enid Thompson, Chicago, IL 1975
17 "Ethnic Imperatives in a Field Survey of a Heterogenous Elderly Population", Enid Thompson and Betty Havens, Toronto, ON 1975
18 "Social Relationships and Degree of Isolation of Elderly Manitobans", Betty Havens and Enid Thompson, Jerusalem, Israel 1975
19 "Research results: Ethnic Variations in Needs of the Elderly", Betty Havens and Enid Thompson, Toronto, ON 1975
20 "Aging in Manitoba: Social Planning, Personnel, and Training Implications", Enid Thompson and Betty Havens, Winnipeg, MB 1974
21 "Aging in Manitoba: Some Planning Implications of the Study of the Elderly", Enid Thompson and Betty Havens, Portland, OR 1974
22 "Needs of Elderly Manitobans, Empirically Identified", Milwaukee, WI 1973
23 "Field Survey of Need of the Elderly and Resources to Meet Need in Manitoba", Enid Thompson and Betty Havens, San Juan, Puerto Rico 1972
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21 "Triple Jeopardy: Age, Sex, and Ethnicity", Betty Havens and Neena Chappell 1984
2 "Age/Sex Cohort Analyses of Unmet Needs", Betty Havens and Betje Jacobs 1983
3 "Aging in Manitoba, Needs and Resources: A Longitudinal Follow-up Study", Betty Havens and Betje Jacobs, Moncton, NB 1983
4 "Cross Cultural Variations in Assessing Health Status and Service Needs in Aging Populations", Dallas, TX 1983
5 "Anticipating and Meeting Future Needs", Toronto, ON 1982
6 "Canada's Changing Age Structure: Implications of the Future. Population Projections: Certainties and Uncertainties", Winnipeg, MB 1982
7 "Canadian Developments in Aging", Edmonton, AB 1982
8 "Frontiers of Aging" 1982
9 "Health and Aging: A Whole Perspective, Past and Future", Chicago, IL 1982
10 "Humanitarian Issues", Halifax, NS 1982
11 "Longitudinal Studies - The Canadian Scene", Winnipeg, MB 1982
12 "Positive Perspectives on Aging", London, ON 1982
13 "Service Delivery With a Canadian Context", Montreal, QC 1982
14 "Canada's Changing Age Structure" 1981
15 "Canadian Issues", Washington, DC 1981
16 "The Domains of Sociology", Minneapolis, MN 1981
17 "Humanitarian Issues" 1981
18 "The Manitoba Longitudinal Study on Aging: Description and Methods", The Gerontologist Vol. 21, No. 5 1981
19 "Multidisciplinary Needs Assessments", Hamburg, Germany 1981
20 "Myths of Aging", Regina, SK 1981
21 "Questions of Access and Cost of Home Care Within a Universal Health Care System", Toronto, ON 1981
22 "Rural-Urban Differences Among Older Women", Neena Chappell and Betty Havens, Minneapolis, MN 1981
23 "Social History and Aging", St. John's, NL 1981
24 "Submission Comments on the CAG Brief to House of Commons Special Committee..." 1981
25 "Coming Alive: Aging, Lifestyles and the Individual", Thunder Bay, ON 1980
26 "Differentiation of Health Care Utilization", San Diego, CA 1980
27 "How Our Roles Change With Age", Perception Vol. 3, No. 3 1980
28 "A Longitudinal Study of Elderly Manitobans: A Pilot Study" 1980
29 "Non-Institutional Alternatives", Washington, DC 1980
30 "The Normal Aging Process", Ste. Pierre, MB 1980
31 "Old and Female: Testing the Double Jeopardy Hypothesis", Neena Chappell and Betty Havens, The Sociological Quarterly vol. 21 1980
32 "Physiological, Psychological and Sociological Aspects of Aging", Fredericton, NB 1980
33 "The Relevance of Social Science Research in Aging", Winnipeg, MB 1980
34 "Researching Issues in Aging: Health Care for the Elderly", Scarborough, ON 1980
35 Complete set of papers based on National Health Grant #607-1157: published articles and drafts of presentation papers 1979-1980
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31 Graduation address for health aides and activity workers, Steinbach, MB 1987
2 "Home Care and Day Care for the Elderly", Geneva 1987
3 "Introductory Remarks - International Sociological Association Inter-Congress Meeting", Winnipeg, MB 1987
4 "Key Conceptual Issues in Housing the Very Old", Calgary, AB 1987
5 "Manitoba Model: A Canadian Contribution to Emerging US Long-Term Care Policy", Denver, CO 1987
6 "Manitoba Model of Continuing Care", Winnipeg, MB 1987
7 "Spending on Retirement", Winnipeg, MB 1987
8 "The Stability of Life Satisfaction Scores Over Time", Betje Jacobs and Betty Havens, Calgary, AB 1987
9 "Comparison of Illnesses Between Descendents and Survivors" and "Longitudinal Panel Data Gathering: A Manitoba Experience", Betty Havens and Betje Jacobs, Quebec City, QC 1987
10 "Sample Mortality - Aging in Manitoba Longitudinal Study" (draft), Betty Havens and Betje Jacobs 1986
11 "A Canadian Response to Issues in Delivery of Long-Term Care Services in the United States", Washington, DC 1986
12 "Manitoba Model of Continuing Care", New Orleans, LA 1986
13 "Intra- and International Proposals for Aging with Limited Health Resource International Experience", Winnipeg, MB 1986
14 Highlights and recommendations from the fourth Manitoba Conference on Aging 1986
15 "Organizing a Long-Term Care Program to Coordinate Services in the Community and in Facilities" 1986
16 "Long-Term Care in Canada: The Manitoba Model" 1986
17 "Structural Inequalities, Informal Networks: A Comparison of Native and Non-Native Elderly", Betty Havens and Rita M. Bienvenue 1986
18 "Sample Mortality - Aging in Manitoba Longitudinal Study", Betty Havens and Betje Jacobs, Chicago, IL; "A Case Study in Sample Mortality", Halifax, NS; correspondence and conference materials 1986-1988
19 "Relationship of Discretionary Income to Sense of Financial Security", Betty Havens and Betje Jacobs, San Francisco, CA; "Income and Expenses as Related to Subjective Financial Security", Havens and Jacobs, Hamilton, ON; related correspondence, research materials, data tables 1985-1988
20 Four papers related to Aging in Manitoba study supported by NHRDP grant #6607-1302-06 and Government of Manitoba, Department of Health; Betty Havens and Betje Jacobs 1985
21 "Social Relationships and the Degree of Isolation: How Do They Vary Over Time?" (draft) 1985
22 "Manitoba Model of Continuing Care", Toronto, ON 1985
23 "A Long-Term Care System: A Canadian Perspective" 1985
24 "Age/Cohort Analyses of Unmet Needs", Betty Havens and Betje Jacobs 1984
25 "Aging in Manitoba: Needs and Resources", Vancouver, BC 1984
26 Graduation address at graduation exercises in psychiatric nursing, Portage la Prairie, MB 1984
27 "Individual Needs and Community Resources", Research Instruments in Social Gerontology vol. 3 1984
28 "Training Sociologists: Needs for Applied Work in Government", San Antonio, TX 1984
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41 "Can the Manitoba Database Be a Test Case or a Case Study?", Washington, DC 1989
2 "Comments on North American Experience With Short-Term Non-Degree Training in Social Gerontology", Malta 1989
3 "The Consistency of Formal Health-Care Utilization", Jana M. Mossey, Betty Havens, Frederic D. Wolinsky 1989
4 "Cross-Cultural Research Opportunities Within and Between Countries" (abstract) 1989
5 "Demographics of Seniors: Manitoba Trends", Gladstone, MB 1989
6 "Demographics of Seniors: Manitoba Trends", Winnipeg, MB 1989
7 "Getting Ready for the Seniors' Boom", Winnipeg, MB 1989
8 Interlake Continuing Care inservice talk, Selkirk, MB 1989
9 "Issues Relating to Aging in Winnipeg" 1989
10 Keynote address to Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists, Winnipeg, MB 1989
11 "Linking Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy", Aging and Health: Linking Research and Public Policy 1989
12 "Long-Term Care: Community and Institutions", Columbia, MO 1989
13 "An Overview of the Canadian Health System: Safety Net for Older Canadians", Columbia, MO 1989
14 "Social Isolation: Twelve Years Later", Acapulco, Mexico 1989
15 "Social Policy in an Aging Society - discussant's comments" and "Additional Thoughts on Caring Partnerships", Ottawa, ON 1989
16 "Aging in Manitoba Demographics" 1988
17 "Aging in Winnipeg", Winnipeg, MB 1988
18 "Closing the Gap Panel Presentation", Ottawa, ON 1988
19 "Creating, Maintaining and Supporting Independent Living Options in Congregate Settings", Halifax, NS 1988
20 "Ethnic Variations in Patterns of Aging" 1988
21 "Health Care and Aging - Social Gerontology International Perspective", Chicago, IL 1988
22 "Linking Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy", Saskatoon, SK 1988
23 "Manitoba's Seniors' Programs and Initiatives", Ottawa, ON 1988
24 "The Many Faces to Canadian Health and Aging", Birmingham, AL 1988
25 "Outcomes of Community and Institutional Long-Term Care", Hyattsville, MD 1988
26 "The Planning and Evaluation Cycle" 1988
27 Presentation notes - Aging in Manitoba. Long-Term Care Division, Manitoba Health Services Commission; The Thomas Sill Foundation 1988
28 Presentation notes - elder abuse, Winnipeg, MB 1988
29 "Relationship of Discretionary Income to Sense of Financial Security", Betty Havens and Betje Jacobs, San Francisco, CA 1988
30 "Services to the Elderly", Winnipeg, MB 1988
31 "Using Administrative Data to Predict Important Health Outcomes - Entry to Hospital, Nursing Home, and Death" (includes draft), Betty Havens et al. 1988
32 "Assessment for Care: The Manitoba Model", Provider January 1987
33 "Changes in the Life Satisfaction Scores of Older Women Over Time", Betje Jacobs and Betty Havens, Winnipeg, MB 1987
34 "Community Needs Assessment" entry in The Encyclopedia of Aging 1987
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51 Presentation notes - Canadian Association of Pre-Retirement Planners Conference, Winnipeg, MB 1993
2 "The Truths and Myths of the Canadian Health Care System", Chicago, IL 1993
3 "Vision of the Future", Ottawa, ON 1993
4 "When the Fourth 'R' Is Research" 1993
5 "Community Support Programs International Perspective: Health Care: Canada and the USA", Washington, DC 1992
6 "Contributions of the Centre on Aging to the Provincial Gerontology Community", Winnipeg, MB 1992
7 "Formal Long-Term Care: Case Examples", Betty Havens and Beverly Kyle 1992
8 "Health Aspects of Aging and Care Site Visits: Groups of Special Concern", Malta 1992
9 "Images of a Changing System", Winnipeg, MB 1992
10 "A Longitudinal Analysis of Perceived Respect Among Elders", Judith G. Chipperfield and Betty Havens, Canadian Journal on Aging vol. 11, no. 1 1992
11 "Making Research Relevant to Policy" (letter to the editor), The Gerontologist vol. 32. no. 2 1992
12 "Managed Health Care and Veteran Involvement", Topeka, KS 1992
13 "Meeting the Health Needs of the Elderly: An Examination of the Manitoba Long-Term Care System", Thunder Bay, ON 1992
14 Speech from reception honouring Neena Chappell 1992
15 "The 1990 Update on a Case Study in Sample Mortality: The Aging in Manitoba Longitudinal Study", Des Moines, IA 1991
16 "Developing and Evaluating Community Long-Term Care Systems", Topeka, KS 1991
17 "Drugs and Aging", Winnipeg, MB 1991
18 "Interface of the Formal System and Informal Care", Bold vol. 2, no. 1 1991
19 "International Collaborative Effort on Aging (ICEAGE) - Long-Term Care in Canada" (presentation version) 1991
20 "A Longitudinal Analysis of Perceived Respect and Well-Being in Elderly Manitobans", Betty Havens and Judith G. Chipperfield, Calgary, AB 1991
21 "Predictors of Successful Aging", Noralou P. Roos and Betty Havens, American Journal of Public Health vol. 81, no. 1 1991
22 "Training Course in Social Gerontology", Malta 1991
23 "The Transition From Informal to Formal Sources of Support with Tasks of Daily Living", Judith G. Chipperfield and Betty Havens, Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health vol. 10, no. 2 1991
24 "Satisfaction With Assistance From Varying Sources of Support", Betty Havens and Judith G. Chipperfield 199?
25 "The Basic Challenges to Seniors' Services for the Year 2000" 1990
26 "Canada - The Model for US Long-Term Care?" and "Trials, Tribulations, and Triumphs With Long-Term Care in Manitoba", Madison, WI 1990
27 "Does Informal Care Relate to Ethnic Diversity or Social Isolation?" (includes draft), Betty Havens and Judith Chipperfield, Madrid, Spain 1990
28 "Housing Older Manitobans Effectively", Winnipeg, MB 1990
29 "The Impact of Discretionary Income on Current Health Status and Well-Being: Twelve Years Later", Betty Havens and Judith G. Chipperfield, The Netherlands 1990
30 Introductory material to Improving the Health of Older People: A World View, to which Havens contributed 1990
31 "Partners in Caring" presentation to Victorian Order of Nurses, Winnipeg, MB 1990
32 "Perceived Control, Morbidity, and Mortality in Older Individuals", Betty Havens and Judith G. Chipperfield, Boston, MA 1990
33 "Physician and Patient Interactions" 1990
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61 "Nursing Home Use by Demographic Sub-Groups" 1995-1996
2 "Doing Longitudinal Research: Living and Aging Longitudinally", Waterloo, ON 1994
3 "Exploiting One Survey, Aging in Manitoba 1971-1994, To Address Issues of Health Survey Research Methods" (abstract) 1994
4 "Health and Aging: Research in Policy Frameworks", St. Louis, MO 1994
5 "How to Support Staff Who Provide Care in Long-Term Care" 1994
6 "Innovations in the Organization and Delivery of Non-Acute Care", Winnipeg, MB 1994
7 "International Comparisons of Long-Term Care", Betty Havens and David Bray 1994
8 "Macro-Allocation in the Health Care System for the National Advisory Council on Aging", Ottawa, ON 1994
9 "One Province Experiences Change", London, ON 1994
10 "Overview of Longitudinal Research on Aging", Alymer, QC 1994
11 "Sample Mortality: Aging in Manitoba 1971-1994", Winnipeg, MB 1994
12 "Canada and Manitoba's Publicly Insured Long-Term Care Programs", St. Cloud, MN 1993
13 "Canadian Health Care Systems and Aging", Fort Worth, TX 1993
14 "Care Coordination for Long-Term Care in Manitoba, Canada", Southwest Journal on Aging vol. 9, no. 1 1993
15 "Care Coordination in Institutional and Non-Institutional Care", Denton, TX 1993
16 Closing remarks for the Annual Alzheimer Manitoba Symposium, Winnipeg, MB 1993
17 "Community Needs Assessment" 1993
18 "Continuing Care: Part of the Health Care Continuum", Winnipeg, MB 1993
19 "Costs of Community or Institutional Care of Older Manitobans", Winnipeg, MB 1993
20 "Gerontology What's New" presentation 1993
21 "Groups of Special Concern: Health Aspects of Aging, Social Care, and Site Visits", Malta 1993
22 "Health and Aging: The Growth Industry", Winnipeg, MB 1993
23 "Key Conceptual Issues in Housing the Very Old" 1993
24 "Living Longer but Doing Worse", Noralou P. Roos, Betty Havens, Charlyn Black, Social Science Medicine vol. 36, no. 3 1993
25 "The Long-Term Care of Frail Elderly People", The Canadian Health Care System, chapter three 1993
26 "The Manitoba Continuing Care Program in its Historical Context" 1993
27 "Organizational Chameleons: Changing Long-Term Care in Response to Community Needs" 1993
28 "Overview of Longitudinal Research on Aging" 1993
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71 "Canada's Oldest-Old: The Survey of Ageing and Independence" (includes drafts), Betty Havens and Marcia Finlayson 1997-1998
2 "Aging in Manitoba: 1996 Follow-up Study", Betty Havens and Madelyn Hall, Calgary, AB 1997
3 "Aging in the 21st Century: Examples from Long-Term Care", Rabat, Malta 1997
4 "The Challenges of Identifying Vulnerable Persons and Sub-Populations", Calgary, AB 1997
5 "Comments on Difficulties in Measuring Health Concepts and Comparing Resulting Data", Ann Arbor, MI 1997
6 "Comparing Older Adults Living in the Community and in Institutions...", Des Moines, IA 1997
7 "Economic Security Measures as Determinants of Functional and Mental Health" (draft and speaking copies), Betty Havens, Madelyn Hall, Marcia Finlayson, Cincinnati, OH 1997
8 "Simple Tasks, Hard Decisions: A Canadian Example With 'Soft' Services" 1997
9 "Social Isolation and Loneliness Among Manitoba Seniors", Madelyn Hall and Betty Havens, Cincinnati, OH 1997
10 "Statistics for Large Data Bases: Implications for Public Health", K.C. Carriere and Betty Havens 1997
11 "Twenty-five Years in Institutions: Aging in Manitoba", Alymer, QC 1997
12 "Why Worry About the Denominator?", Alymer, QC 1997
13 "Aging in Manitoba: Integrating Survey and Administrative Data" 1996
14 "Canada", chapter seven in Caring For Frail Elderly People: Policies in Evolution (includes front matter) 1996
15 "Canadian Health Care Systems and Aging: The Manitoba Experience", The Southwest Journal on Aging vol.11 no.2 1996
16 "Determinants of Seniors' Health" and "Healthy Aging", Betty Havens at al. 1996
17 "Income and Prosperity as Determinants of Health Among Older Persons", Betty Havens and Marcia Finlayson 1996
18 "International Comparisons of Long-Term Care: Long-Term Care in Canada with Specific References to Manitoba", Betty Havens and David Bray 1996
19 "Method and Description of the Aging in Manitoba Project" (draft and technical report), Judith G. Chipperfield, Betty Havens, Wendy D. Doig 1996
20 "Mortality Rates and Geriatric Inpatient Units", A.J. Kirshen et al. 1996
21 "Oldest-Old Profile" (draft), Marcia Finlayson and Betty Havens 1996
22 "The Process and Factors Involved in the Continued Community Mobility of Older Community-Dwelling Women" (draft), Marcia Finlayson and Betty Havens 1996
23 "Researching Health Issues: NPHS and Other Databases", Hamilton, ON 1996
24 "Canadian Long-Term Care Use" 1995
25 "Bridging Research to Government Long-Term Care Programs" 1995
26 "Canadian Health Care Systems and Aging", The Southwest Journal on Aging vol.11 no.2 1995
27 "Evaluation or Political Will?: Another Manitoba Case Example", Vancouver, BC 1995
28 Foreword to Long-Term Care for the Rural Elderly 1995
29 "Long-Term Care Diversity Within the Care Continuum", Canadian Journal on Aging vol.14, no.2 1995
30 "Long-Term Care in Canada, Today" 1995
31 "Nursing Home Use by Demographic Sub-Groups", Amsterdam, The Netherlands 1995
32 "Overview of Longitudinal Research on Aging", Canadian Journal on Aging vol.14 suppl.1 1995
33 "Rising Use of Physician Services by the Elderly: The Contribution of Morbidity", Charlyn Black et al., Canadian Journal on Aging vol.14, no.2 1995
34 "Who Uses Long-Term Care?", chapter three of Continuing the Care 1995
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81 "Effects of Social Isolation and Loneliness...", Betty Havens and Madelyn Hall 2001
2 "Finding and Using Rural Aging Data", Betty Havens et al. 2001
3 "Loneliness Among Older Adults in the Netherlands, Italy, and Canada", Betty Havens, Theo van Tilburg, Jenny de Jong Gierveld 2001
4 "Longitudinal Research: Policy Implementation" powerpoint presentation 2001
5 "Users of Long-Term Continuing Care?" 2001
6 "Bridging the Knowledge Gap: From Evidence to Policy and Practice that Fosters Seniors' Independence" (draft and published copies), Evelyn Shapiro and Betty Havens, Canadian Journal on Aging vol.19, suppl. 1 2000
7 "A Canadian Example of Services that Support Seniors and Communities", Cocoyoc, Mexico 2000
8 "An International Psychometric Testing of the Care Dependency Scale", Betty Havens et al., Journal of Advanced Nursing vol.31, no.4 2000
9 "Finding and Using Data on Rural Aging", Shepherdstown and Charleston, WV 1999-2000
10 "1997 Flood and Health of Older Manitobans" (three versions), Minneapolis, MN; Ottawa, ON; San Francisco, CA 1999
11 Comments for Veterans' Affairs symposium, Winnipeg, MB 1999
12 "Follow-Up to the Manitoba Study of Health and Aging" 1999
13 "Home-Based and Long-Term Care" (annotated bibliography) 1999
14 "Review: Housing Older Persons: An International Perspective", Donna Collins and Betty Havens, Canadian Journal on Aging vol.18, no.2 1999
15 "Policy and Program Implications of Longitudinal Research on Aging: Case Example: Aging in Manitoba - 1971-1999", Sudbury, ON 1999
16 "Recommendations for Stage 2 Synthesis: Systems, Models, and Approaches to Care" 1999
17 "Effects of Social Isolation and Social Loneliness on the Health of Older Women" and "Social Isolation. Loneliness, and the Health of Older Adults", Betty Havens and Madelyn Hall 1999
18 "Two Data Sources Tell a Better Story Than One and Three Do It Even Better",Winnipeg, MB 1999
19 "Using the Manitoba Cost List for Health Services: A Pilot Study", Betty Havens et al. 1999
20 "Canadian Home Care: What Are the Issues for Long-Term Care?" Ottawa, ON, and Halifax, NS 1998
21 "The Challenge of Coping", Fran Rascher and Betty Havens, Lethbridge, AB 1998
22 "Changes in Structures of Families and Households in Their Later Years", Betty Havens, Madelyn Hall, Judith G. Chipperfield, Montreal, QC 1998
23 "Designing and Delivering Health Care Reform Which Fosters Seniors' Independence", Evelyn Shapiro and Betty Havens, Halifax, NS 1998
24 "Evaluating Support Services to Seniors", Neena L. Chappell et al. 1998
25 "Health and Disease in the 21st Century" 1998
26 "Life Course as a Potential Analytic Theme" 1998
27 "Self-Care, Informal Care, and Formal Care in the Face of Aging and Health Reform", Betty Havens, Madelyn Hall, and Evelyn Shapiro, Montreal, QC 1998
28 "Two Data Sources Tell a Better Story Than One", Halifax, NS 1998
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91 "The Social Sciences and Humanities in Health Research" 2005
2 Canadian Journal on Aging vol.23, no.2 2004
3 "Cross-National Comparisons of Social Isolation and Loneliness", Jenny de Jong Gierveld and Betty Havens, Canadian Journal on Aging vol.23, no.2 (includes draft) 2004
4 "Risk Factors for Institutionalization for the Disabled", Monica Tomiak et al. 2004
5 "Social Isolation and Loneliness", Betty Havens et al., Canadian Journal on Aging vol.23, no.2 2004
6 "Integrating a Performance-Based Observation Measure of Functional Status into Population-Based Longitudinal Study of Aging", Marcia Finlayson et al, Canadian Journal on Aging vol.22, no.2 (includes draft) 2003
7 "Social Isolation and Social Loneliness", Madelyn Hall and Betty Havens 2002
8 "The Twin Challenges of Doing Research and Delivering Services in Rural Areas" (abstract) 2002
9 World Health Organization talk, Winnipeg, MB 2002
10 "Challenges of Longitudinal Research in Rural Areas", St. Louis, MO 2001
11 "Changes in Life Satisfaction", Judith Chipperfield and Betty Havens 2001
12 "Community Needs Assessment" entry in Encyclopedia of Aging, third edition 2001

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Conferences 1982-2004
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913 Expert Group Meeting on Standardization of Definitions, Terms, and Research Methodologies in the Field of Aging - conference proceedings - Vienna, Austria 1985
14 Canadian Association on Gerontology - speech and presentation notes - Winnipeg, MB 1982
15 National Council on Aging - presentation notes - Washington, DC
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101 International Rural Aging Project 1997-2001, first meeting of the International Program Committee - conference proceedings and related materials - Morgantown, WV 1998
2 Deer Lodge Foundation for Geriatrics Symposium on Aging - proceedings, abstracts, notes - Winnipeg, MB 1994
3 International Conference on the Measurement and Valuation of Unpaid Work - correspondence, application, workshop outlines, schedule 1993
4 International Conference on Population Aging - correspondence, notes, proceedings - San Diego, CA 1992
5 Canadian Association on Gerontology Workshop on Longitudinal Studies - correspondence, presentation materials, workshop abstracts - Victoria, BC 1990
6 Symposium: Social Policy in an Aging Society - discussant's comments, correspondence - Ottawa, ON 1989
7 Community Resource Council's Conference - presentation notes ("Working Together for Seniors' Independence") 1987
8 Health and Welfare Canada and Canadian Association on Gerontology Workshop: NHRDP Research Concerning the Elderly - correspondence, programs, research, presentation material 1987
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111 WHO Study Group on Home-Based and Long-Term Care - correspondence, terms of reference, proceedings - Ma'ale Hahamisha, Israel (folder 1 of 2) 1999
2 WHO Study Group on Home-Based and Long-Term Care - correspondence, terms of reference, proceedings - Ma'ale Hahamisha, Israel (folder 2of 2) 1999
3 International Conference on Rural Aging - correspondence, planning material, proceedings - Charleston, WV 1998-2000
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121 Health Canada Roundtable on Rural Home Care Research Needs - proceedings, agenda, correspondence - Toronto, ON 2001
2 International Congress Organisation Service 2nd World Congress on Home Care - request for further information form - Vienna, Austria 2000
3 International Federation on Ageing Global Conference on Ageing - description of conference and declaration - Montreal, QC 1999
4 International Rural Aging Project 1997-2001 Expert Group Meeting on Rural Aging - conference proceedings and related materials, correspondence - Shepherdstown, WV 1999
5 United Nations Research Agenda on Ageing for the 21st Century First Expert Consultative Workshop - proceedings, correspondence - Vienna, Austria 1999
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131 Workshop on Social Isolation and Seniors - correspondence, notes, proceedings, reports, research material - Winnipeg, MB 2004

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Grant Proposals 1978-2005
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132 Health and Welfare Canada - NHRDP - Aging in Manitoba: A 20-Year Longitudinal Study of Elders 1992
3 SSHRC - application forms, correspondence, proposal draft (work by Betty Havens and Judith G. Chipperfield) 1990-1992
4 Retirement Research Foundation - Comparative Study of Long-Term Care in the United States and Manitoba - University of Manitoba and Johns Hopkins University - correspondence, proposal drafts, study questionnaires 1990
5 NHRDP Phase II proposals - application forms, proposal, questionnaire, paper draft 1988-1990
6 Manitoba Health Management Committee - psychgeriatric service/Alzheimer's - correspondence, proposals, research questionnaire, data charts 1988
7 Manitoba Health Research Council - correspondence, grant application 1986-1988
8 Health and Welfare Canada Research Programs Directorate - Health Services Use, Morbidity, and Mortality Among the Elderly 1978
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141 Health Canada - Incentives/Disincentives and Cost-Effectiveness of Funding Approaches for Continuing Care - correspondence, proposals, reports, minutes 1997-1999
2 Aging in Manitoba - Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute - application, appendices 1997
3 Medical Research Council of Canada senior scientist award application - application, correspondence 1996
4 Aging in Manitoba Longitudinal Studies, 1996 wave - correspondence, proposal reviews 1995-1996
5 Health Canada - NHRDP - Aging in Manitoba, 1996 wave - correspondence, interviews, proposals, draft reports, data 1994-1995
6 Health Canada, Manitoba Health, University of Manitoba - Aging in Manitoba - correspondence, grant documents 1994-1996
7 NHRDP - Aging in Manitoba - correspondence, papers, grant proposals, progress reports (work by Betty Havens and Judith G. Chipperfield) 1992-1995
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151 Canadian Institutes for Health Research - CV and grant applications 2005
2 AARP Aging Research Grants Program - Disability Postponement as Successful Aging with Multiple Chronic Health Conditions 1999

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Committees 1973-2004
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153 International Association on Gerontology North American Regional Program Committee - correspondence, conference planning, agendas 1983-1984
4 World Health Organization Expert Advisory Panel on Health of Elderly Persons - correspondence, information forms 1983-1984
5 Health Care Service Utilization - correspondence, articles, reports, notes 1979-1981
6 International Association on Gerontology - Canadian Association on Gerontology Council - correspondence, conference planning, agendas, bylaws, budgets, newsletters, travel documentation 1978-1989
7 International Sociological Association Research Committee #11 - correspondence, proceedings, newsletters, funding requests 1974-1986
8 International Association on Gerontology North American Sub-Committee on Applied Gerontology, Social Research, Social Practice - correspondence 1973-1974
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161 International Collaborative Effort on Aging (ICEAGE) Study of Personal Care Homes - draft papers, data, correspondence, notes (folder 6 of 9; 1993-1995) 1990-1995
2 International Collaborative Effort on Aging (ICEAGE) Study of Personal Care Homes - comparative data tables, research notes, draft paper (folder 5 of 9;1992-1993) 1990-1995
3 International Collaborative Effort on Aging (ICEAGE) Study of Personal Care Homes - correspondence and data tables (folder 4 of 9; 1991-1992) 1990-1995
4 International Collaborative Effort on Aging (ICEAGE) Study of Personal Care Homes - notes and correspondence (folder 3 of 9; 1991-1992) 1990-1995
5 International Collaborative Effort on Aging (ICEAGE) Study of Personal Care Homes - preparatory material: notes, forms, data, correspondence, survey material (folder 2 of 9; 1991-1992) 1990-1995
6 International Collaborative Effort on Aging (ICEAGE) Study of Personal Care Homes - notes, data tables, correspondence, draft of Havens's paper "Long-Term Care in Canada" (folder 1 of 9; 1990-1991) 1990-1995
7 Gerontological Society of America - Journal of Applied Gerontology Editorial Board - correspondence, proceedings, style sheet, submission guidelines 1988-1998
8 International Sociological Association Research Committees #3 and #11 - correspondence, newsletters, conference planning 1985-1995
9 Gerontological Society of America Task Force on Data on Aging - correspondence, memoranda, report, conference programs 1984-1986
10 American Sociological Association Section on Aging - correspondence, proceedings, newsletters 1983-1986
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171 Canadian Association for Community Care - HomeSupport Canada - correspondence, articles, project planning, research proposals 1995-1996
2 World Health Organization Health of the Elderly - correspondence, questionnaires 1995
3 Alzheimer Society of Manitoba Housing Options Ad Hoc Committee - correspondence 1994-1998
4 National Population Health Survey - main and institutional surveys (NPHS and NPHRIS) - correspondence, microdata variables, draft of survey contents (folder 3 of 3; 1996) 1994-1996
5 National Population Health Survey - main and institutional surveys (NPHS and NPHRIS) - correspondence, proposals, research notes, lists (folder 2 of 3; 1995) 1994-1996
6 National Population Health Survey - main and institutional surveys (NPHS and NPHRIS) - correspondence, questionnaires, data (folder 1 of 3; 1994) 1994-1996
7 Canadian Association on Gerontology - correspondence, amendment to bylaws 1994
8 University of Manitoba Centre on Aging Advisory Board - correspondence, proceedings, reports, clipping 1993-2002
9 International Association on Gerontology North American Committee - correspondence, minutes, abstracts 1991
10 International Collaborative Effort on Aging (ICEAGE) Study of Personal Care Homes - data tables: primary diagnoses at admission by discharge destination (folder 9 of 9) 1990-1995
11 International Collaborative Effort on Aging (ICEAGE) Study of Personal Care Homes - data tables: primary diagnoses at admission by discharge status and length of stay (folder 8 of 9) 1990-1995
12 International Collaborative Effort on Aging (ICEAGE) Study of Personal Care Homes - data tables, research notes, correspondence (folder 7 of 9; 1995) 1990-1995
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181 Canadian Policy Research Networks Health Network Steering Committee - correspondence, proceedings, report 1996-1998
2 Advisory Committee of the Seniors' Independence Research Program - correspondence 1996-1997
3 Health Canada Division of Aging and Seniors - "Canada's Oldest-Old", Aging and Independence survey, Aging in Manitoba study - correspondence, contracts, reports, data 1996
4 National Respite Care Project - Evaluation Sub-Committee Executive - correspondence, reports, questionnaires 1995-1997
5 Body Composition/Nutrition and Limitations/Disability Associated with Chronic Disease - presentation material, correspondence, data 1995-1996
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191 Health Canada - correspondence and reports - University of Victoria 1999
2 Health Canada - sector study on home care - Ottawa, ON 1999
3 Steering Committee: Human Resource Study of the Home Care Sector - correspondence and proceedings 1998-2000
4 SSHRC and Statistics Canada Joint Working Group on the Advancement of Research Using Social Statistics - correspondence and proceedings 1998
5 International Project on Rural Aging - correspondence and proposals 1997-1998
6 Manitoba Health Information Network (SmartHealth) Research Advisory Committee - correspondence, proceedings, draft of Personal Health Information Act 1996-1999
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201 Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Rural Health Task Force - correspondence, conference planning, conference materials, papers 2001
2 Fred Douglas Society Planning and Development Committee - correspondence, proceedings 2000-2003
3 Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Aging Advisory Board - proceedings, correspondence, research materials (folder 2 of 2; 2000) 2000-2002
4 Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Aging Advisory Board - report, proceedings, correspondence (folder 1 of 2; 2000-2002) 2000-2002
5 Expert Group Meeting on Rural Aging - proceedings and correspondence - Shepherdstown, WV 1999
6 Federal-Provincial-Territorial Advisory Committee on Health Services - working group on continuing care - proceedings 1999
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211 Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Focus Group on Cost-Benefit Analysis of Renovations to Accommodate Aging and Disability - correspondence, working paper, proposal 2004
2 Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Branch Research Team - report and correspondence 2004
3 University of Manitoba/Queens University Consumer Working Group for Reducing Inequities in Access to Primary Care... - proceedings 2004
4 Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Aging Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging Steering Committee - correspondence, proceedings, CLSA Measures and Protocol 2003-2004
5 Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Aging Advisory Board - proceedings, correspondence, research material 2003
6 Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Health Services and Policy Research Advisory Board - proceedings, newsletters, reports 2003
7 Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Scientific Advisory Committee on Rural and Northern Health Research - proceedings, newsletters, papers, correspondence 2003

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Aging in Manitoba 1977-2005
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221 Documents relating to aging study - correspondence, data, research material, notes, draft of paper 1978-1979
2 Aging study documents - correspondence, grant applications, meeting notes, research materials, data, drafts of papers (folder 2 of 2) 1977-1979
3 Aging study documents - correspondence, grant applications, meeting notes, research materials, data, drafts of papers (folder 1 of 2) 1977-1979
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231 Data analysis methods - correspondence with Noralou Roos, research material, notes 1989
2 Phase II documents - research proposal, progress report, research questions 1988
3 Phase II - correspondence with Noralou Roos, data, project reviews, copy of approval document 1987
4 Phase II project organization documents - correspondence, research materials, proposal draft, letter of intent 1986-1987
5 Transitions in Health Status (1983-1990, 1990-1996, 1983-1996) 1983-1996
6 Health and Welfare Canada NHRDP grant, Manitoba Department of Health - correspondence, unpublished papers, research material, project documents, proposals 1983-1986
7 Correspondence and data 1983, 1987
8 Aging in Manitoba, Needs and Resources: A Longitudinal Follow-Up Study - summary report and fact sheets, Betty Havens and Betje Jacobs 1983
9 Manitoba Longitudinal Study on Aging - definitions, references, articles 1979-1984
10 Correspondence, notes 1979
11 Research materials, correspondence, data charts, notes 1978-1979
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241 Co-principal investigators - agendas, minutes, correspondence, proposals 1996-1998
2 Application for Senior Scientist position 1996
3 Method and description of the Aging in Manitoba project: a 20-Year Longitudinal Study - technical report - Judith Chipperfield, Wendy Doig, Betty Havens 1996
4 Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging - discussion paper, report, correspondence, research material 1995-2001
5 Correspondence and related materials - funding approvals, reports, research requests, sub-study proposals, contract documentation 1995-1998
6 Phase IV update and dementia study - correspondence, grant documentation, data printout samples 1990-1993
7 Organizational and administrative materials - correspondence, presentation materials, meeting agendas, schedules, handwritten notes, AIM interview printouts, research material 1990-1991
8 Government of Manitoba - grant for phase IV of study 1990
9 Ethics Review Committee - certificate of ethical approval of research involving human subjects 1990
10 1990 Aging in Manitoba Longitudinal Panel of Survivors - project proposal/information 1990
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251 Aging in Manitoba 2001 - management policy presentation, Mexico City, Mexico 2001
2 Powerpoint presentation on 30 years of Aging in Manitoba, 1974-2001 2001
3 Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging - correspondence, research materials 2001
4 Data tables and correspondence 2000
5 Post-IAG Congress workshop (SSHRC Research Workshop) - correspondence, IAG Congress material, workshop planning material 1999-2001
6 Correspondence and documents relating to Aging in Manitoba publications 1998-2001
7 Needs scales and resources 1998-1999
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261 Presentation notes: Manitoba's Active Seniors ca.1996
2 Letter transferring responsibility for the Aging in Manitoba studies to Barbara Payne 2005
3 Dementia study - correspondence, data charts, research reports 2004
4 Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging - Committee proceedings correspondence, research material 2002-2003
5 Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging - correspondence, steering committee proceedings, grant proposal review 2002
6 Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging - correspondence, steering Committee proceedings, planning workshop program 2001-2002

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Research Material 1973-2002
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271 "Aging in Manitoba: Findings of the Provincial Survey of Needs and Resources", E. Thompson 1973
2 "Aging in Manitoba: Some Findings of the Provincial Survey of Needs and Resources Relevant to Housing Programs", E. Thompson 1974
3 Annotated bibliography for financial compensation vs. community supports, J. Keefe and P. Foncey 1998
4 Collection of abstracts related to long-term home care 1998
5 "Community-Based Construction and Sustainable Community Development", Claude D. Johnson, Sustainable Communities Review
6 "Community Care for the Elderly in Urban China", Sheying Chen 1998
7 "A Comparison of Health and Use of Health Care Services...", Susan Brown Eve et al. 1990
8 "Elderly Homeless People: Elusive Subjects and Slippery Concepts", Maureen Crane, Ageing and Society vol.14 1994
9 Massachusetts Health Care Panel Study - correspondence, Laurence G. Branch 1985
10 "New Horizons for INIA", Antony H.B. de Bono, Bold vol.9 no.3 1999
11 "The Quest for Equitable Health Status for All Canadians", M. Watanabe and A. Casebeer 1999-2000
12 Research on First Nations elders - correspondence and abstracts 1999
13 Research projects and publications lists: Manitoba studies and papers co-authored by Havens and Judith G. Chipperfield 1990
14 "The Role of Home Care in the New Frontier", Evelyn Shapiro 1992
15 "Seniors for Childhood Immunization Update", Stanley Ingman and Ann S. Reban 1995
16 Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute brochure, Current Awareness in Aging Research report, WHO Human Genetics Program report on collaboration in medical genetics 2002
17 SSHRC literature review: Obj. #2 - Formal Health Care Utilization (includes correspondence), Terry Fong 2001-2002
18 SSHRC literature review: Obj. #3 - Social Isolation and Loneliness Among Older People (includes correspondence and drafts), Yasmin Hosein 2002
19 WHO - review of World Health Report 1999

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Photographs 1982-1999
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2720 Photographs 1982-1999

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3 ½ Inch Floppy Disk 2004-2005
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2721 Floppy disk containing Microsoft Word documents regarding Betty Havens's publications 2004-2005
22 Hard copies of disk contents: lists of Betty Havens's publications organized by type 2004-2005

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Awards 1979-2005
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281 Plaque received in recognition of exemplary service to the Canadian Association on Gerontology 1984
2 Awards 1979-2005
3 Honourary degree from University of Waterloo and related material 1994

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