Pain & Aging Lab

Pain & Aging Lab 

The Pain and Aging Laboratory (PAL) is a division of the Health Psychology Laboratory. It was created with the aid of funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and the Government of Saskatchewan.

Key components of the PAL infrastructure include:


Psychophysiological equipment - 2011. Graduate student Omeed Ghandehari and a community volunteer demonstrate the equipment.Testing the equipment

Photos University of Regina Photography Department


  • 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, or (306) 337-2537. To volunteer, follow the link to confirm your eligibility:

  • 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 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 Resources can be accessed through Join our conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #SeePainMoreClearly! If you have other ways of helping with this initiative, please contact Louise Castillo (