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Larissa Kowalski

Larissa Kowalski, MA

Researcher, Community Health and Social Innovation Hub

Abbotsford campus

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Larissa Kowalski is a social researcher with a research and policy focus on aging, quality of life, and home and community-based care for older adults. She has over ten years of experience working in the healthcare and non-profit sector and previously worked as a research associate for the Canadian Society of Evidence-Based Policing where she developed and contributed to emerging research on older individuals who are reported missing. She is an advisory committee member for the International Consortium of Dementia and Wayfinding and has presented her research for the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada and the Canadian Association on Gerontology, among others. Her graduate research employed mixed methods to examine older adults who are reported missing in British Columbia and Ontario. Her work has been published in Policing: An International Journal.

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