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Lori E. Weeks

She has conducted research in the areas of abuse of older adults, adult day services, preferences of older adults for long-term care and housing, health care decisions of older adults, the needs of older parents who have children with developmental disabilities, falls prevention, and hospice-palliative care. She is currently involved in research examining the current and future housing needs of seniors, hospice-palliative care volunteers, and the social and support networks of rural seniors. 


Ph.D. (Virginia Tech)

M.Sc. (University of Maine)

B.Sc. (UPEI)  

Associate Professor
Applied Human Sciences
(902) 566-0528
Research Interests: 
  • Care and support services for older adults and their caregivers
  • Factors affecting the health of older adults
Current Collaborators (non-UPEI): 
  • Janet Fast and Norah Keating, University of Alberta
  • Robin Stadnyk, Dalhousie University
  • Janice Keefe and Donald Shiner, Mount Saint Vincent University