Michael John Stones

Lakehead University

Michael John Stones is best known in academia for his contributions to gerontology. He has authored or edited 9 books, 37 book chapters, and more than 120 scientific articles, and 30 knowledge transmission articles aimed at professional or general readerships. His research interests include subjective well-being and quality of life in older people, age trends in sport and other physical performances, elder abuse, sexuality and intimacy in later life, and the use of health informatics to promote a better quality of care in long-term care settings. Applied endeavors include the development of senior resource centers in Newfoundland, assistance with the development of a resident assessment instrument for mental health used throughout Ontario, and leadership of a scientific team in Quebec that informed the provincial government about policy and practices.

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