For the past 25 years, Jacquie Eales has been the Research Manager with the Research on Aging, Policies and Practice (RAPP) program in the Department of Human Ecology at the University of Alberta. She is passionate about making a meaningful difference in the lives of older adults and family caregivers by working collaboratively with stakeholders to bridge research, policy and practice.
Janet Fast is a family and consumer economist and Professor in the Department of Human Ecology at the University of Alberta and is Co-Director of the RAPP program. Her research focuses on the economics of aging, the paid work and unpaid care work of family members, and the capacity of assistive technologies to address the consequences of family care.
Andrew Magnaye is a PhD student in the Department of Human Ecology at the University of Alberta and member of its RAPP team. His research focuses on the intersection among aging, family care and migration.He looks to bring meaningful change to the lives of older adults and their families across the life course by bridging research with timely and effective policy and practice recommendations.