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Outcomes & Outputs

We are in the process of archiving and uploading the full versions of our academic publications from the project, all of which are listed below. If you cannot access one of the articles in the list, please contact Dr. Funk at Laura.Funk@umanitoba.ca

PUBLICATIONS (ACADEMIC)

Saj, D., Funk, L., Gerbrandt, E., Spencer, D., & Herron, R. (in press). “Uncivilized children” or “victims of dementia”: interpretations of aggression in older assisted living tenants. Canadian Review of Sociology.

Herron, R., Funk, L., & Spencer, D. (2021). Stories of violence and dementia in mainstream news media: applying a citizenship perspective. Dementia, 20(6), 2077-2090. https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301220981232

Funk, L., Spencer, D., & Herron, R. (2021). Making sense of workplace violence and victimization in health care work: the emotional labour of ‘not taking it personally.’ International Review of Victimology. 27(1), 94-110. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0269758020953760 [Access postprint at http://hdl.handle.net/1993/35075]

Herron, R.V., Funk, L., Spencer, D., & Wrathall, M. (2020). Assisted living facilities as sites of encounter: implications for older adults’ experiences of inclusion and exclusion. Ageing and Society, 40(7), 1577-93. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X19000187

Funk, L., Herron, R., Spencer, D., & Thomas, S.L. (2021). Aggression and older adults: news media coverage across care settings and relationships. Canadian Journal on Aging. 40(3), 500-511 https://doi.org/10.1017/S0714980820000197 [Access postprint at http://hdl.handle.net/1993/34854]

Herron, R., Funk, L., & Spencer, D. (2019). Responding the “wrong way”: The emotion work of caring for a family member with dementia. The Gerontologist, 59, 470-78. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnz047

Funk, L.M., Herron, R., Spencer, D., Dansereau, L., & Wrathall, M. (2019). More than ‘petty squabbles’ – developing a contextual understanding of conflict and aggression among older women in low-income assisted living. Journal of Aging Studies, 48, 1-8.  [Access at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaging.2018.11.001]

Spencer, D., Funk, L., Herron, R., Gerbrandt, E., & Dansereau, L. (2019). Fear, defensive strategies and caring for cognitively impaired family members. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 62(1), 67-85. [https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01634372.2018.1505796]

Herron, R., Dansereau, L., Wrathall, M., Funk, L., & Spencer, D. (2019). Using a flexible diary method rigorously and sensitively with family carers. Qualitative Health Research, 29(7), 1004-1015. [https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1049732318816081]

PRESENTATIONS (ACADEMIC)

Funk, L.M., Herron, R., & Spencer, D. (Nov 2019). 'Uncivilized children' or 'victims of dementia': Interpretations of the meaning of aggression in assisted living settings. Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.

Herron, R., Funk, L.M., & Spencer, D. (June 2019). Responding the 'wrong way': The emotion work of caring for a family member with dementia. Global CareWork Summit, Toronto, ON.

Funk, L.M. (June 2019). Media accounts of aggressive actions in older adults across settings and relations of care. Canadian Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC.

Funk, L. (Oct 2018). Aggression and conflict among tenants in a low-income assisted living setting as complex responses to precarity. Canadian Association of Gerontology Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Herron, R., Funk, L., & Spencer, D. (July 2018). “Responding the wrong way”: Examining emotion work involved in caring for a family member with dementia. Canadian Association of Geographers and International Geographical Union Commission on Health and the Environment, Pre-conference workshop on health, healthcare and the environment. Kingston, ON.

Funk, L., Herron, R., & Spencer, D. (July 2018). Violence in relations of care: older adults with cognitive impairment. International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology, Toronto, ON.

Herron, R., Funk, L., Spencer, D., Wrathall, M., & Dansereau, L. (April 2018). Tracing older adults’ feelings of inclusion and exclusion across settings of care. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Dansereau, L., & Funk, L. (Oct 2017). “Troublemakers” in assisted living: a case study of tenant interactions. Canadian Association of Gerontology Annual Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Herron, R. V (2019) Violence and victimization across the dementia care continuum at the Faculty of Health Studies Seminar Series, Brandon University.

Wrathall, M. & Herron, R. V. (2017) Exploring family members' interpretations and responses to “challenging” behaviours in dementia paper presented at the Canadian Association of Gerontology Meeting, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Herron, R. V., Dansereau, L., Wrathall, M. A., Funk, L. & Spencer, D. (2017) Using a flexible diary method rigorously and sensitively with family carers paper presented at the Prairie Association of Geography Annual Meeting, Morris, Manitoba.

Herron, R. V., Dansereau, L., Wrathall, M. A., Funk, L. & Spencer, D. (2017) Using a flexible diary method rigorously and sensitively with family carers, Faculty of Health Studies Seminar Series, Brandon University.

PRESENTATIONS (NON-ACADEMIC)

Funk, L.M., & Herron, R. (2019). Canadian news media coverage of violence and aggression in older adults. Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (Webinar).

Funk, L.M. (2019). In the news today: exploring newspaper coverage of violence and aggression in older adults. Centre on Aging Research Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.

Funk, L.M. & Herron, R. (2019). Understanding aggression in different care settings and relationships. Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, Dementia Care Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Herron, R., & Funk, L. (2018). Fear, defensive strategies and caring for cognitively impaired family members. Manitoba Gerontological Nurses Association Seminar, Winnipeg, MB.

Funk, L.M. (2018). Violence against women: Contexts of aging, caregiving and cognitive impairment. Class lecture (Sociology 3740) Winnipeg, MB.

STUDENT TRAINING (RESEARCH ASSISTANTS)

Wanda Hounslow, PhD Candidate (Sociology), UofM (2019)

Starr Thomas, Undergraduate Student (Psychology), Western Sydney University (2018) through MITACS Globalink Research Internship

Danielle Saj, Undergraduate Student (Sociology), UofM (2017-2019)

Austin Bernier, Undergraduate Student (Sociology), UofM (2019)

Meghan Wrathall, MA student (Geography), Brandon University (2016-2018)

Sarah Todd, Undergraduate Student (Sociology), UofM (2019)

Olivia Peters, MA student (Sociology), UofM (2018-2019)

Emily Gerbrandt, Undergraduate Student (Sociology), UofM (2016-2018)

Lisette Dansereau, MA student (Sociology), UofM (2016-2018)