About Regina

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About Regina

Regina is the Capital of Saskatchewan with a metropolitan area of approximately 241,000 residents. The city offers a high standard of living with an active cultural life (e.g., theatre groups, concerts, the longest continually running symphony orchestra in Canada, museums) and incorporates Wascana Park.  Wascana Park is one of North America's largest urban parks with long bike and running paths.  Regina's multicultural nature is celebrated through its festivals but also through its entertainment venues and dining options.  The city is also home to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Academy and Museum.  The brand new Mosaic Stadium is home to the Canadian Football League's Saskatchewan Roughriders team.  The city has attracted major concerts by bands/artists such as the Rolling Stones, AC/DC. Eagles and Paul McCartney.

The University of Regina, with over 17,000 students, is one of Canada's major comprehensive universities and offers wide variety of programs leading to Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees.  Facilitating opportunities and synergies between health researchers and clinicians, the city includes two major hospitals, a large rehabilitation centre as well as a wide variety of outpatient facilities.

Announcements

  • Family Caregivers of People Living with Dementia Needed for a Study of Caregiver Stress

    31 Jan 2022

    Are you caring for a family member living with dementia? Do you live in Canada or the US? We need your help for a study examining the effectiveness of mobile apps created for caregivers in improving stress and burden! In appreciation of your time, you will receive up to $75 CAD. For more information, please contact: Louise Castillo, louisecastillo@uregina.ca or (306) 337-2537. To volunteer, follow the link to confirm your eligibility: https://uregina.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_es8OaWqnMhPP54i.

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  • Help Us Spread Information About Pain in Dementia (#SeePainMoreClearly)

    27 Sep 2019

    With the support of organizations such as the AGE-WELL NCE and stakeholders, we launched a large-scale social media campaign #SeePainMoreClearly on October 1, 2019, the International Day of Older Persons. Help our knowledge mobilization effort by viewing our 2-minute informational video on YouTube https://youtu.be/9ONjQ7_ZvZA which addresses the problem of pain under-management/underassessment in older adults with dementia, along with evidence-based solutions. We also encourage you to fill out our brief video evaluation questionnaire https://uregina.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_24AV6gjEVjxpiTj. Resources can be accessed through www.seepainmoreclearly.org. Join our conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #SeePainMoreClearly! If you have other ways of helping with this initiative, please contact Louise Castillo (castilll@uregina.ca).

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