Victoria Burns

Homeless for the First Time in Later Life: Uncovering More Than One Pathway

Increasingly, researchers have recognized the heterogeneity with the growing population of older homeless adults in Canada. However, scant research has considered the complex pathways into first-time homelessness from the perspective of older adults themselves.

Oscillating in and out of place: Experiences of newly homeless older adults in Montreal, Quebec

While aging in place research has burgeoned over the past few decades, scant research has examined experiences of older adults who are becoming homeless for the first time. Drawing on the geographic concept of place, defined as a dynamic, politicized, meaningful location, constructivist grounded theory methodology, observations, document analysis and in depth interviews with 15 newly homeless old
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