CUSACK, Sandra




Author Tags: Health

Holding a Ph.D. in education from SFU, Cusack is a research associate with the Gerontology Research Centre at Harbour Centre, specializing in older adult education. Her book Leadership for Older Adults: Aging with Purpose and Passion, co-authored with Wendy Thompson, is a guide for developing successful leaders among older adults.

DATE OF BIRTH: July 14, 1941

PLACE OF BIRTH: Chilliwack, BC

ANCESTRAL BACKGROUND: Irish

EDUCATION:

B.A. (Psychology), 1981
Health & Fitness Certificate, 1982
MA (Educational Gerontology), SFU, 1986
Ph.D. (Education), SFU, 1993

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Aging, Mental Health, & Mental Fitness
The Older Worker
Depression in the Workplace
Research & Development of Mental Fitness Programs
Third Age Education & Leadership
Health Promotion & Aging
Senior Leadership

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
Canadian Association on Gerontology
American Society on Aging
International Association on Aging
University Women's Club

AWARDS: Simon Fraser University's Author of the Month Award (Cusack & Thompson, Mental Fitness for Life, November 2003); Simon Fraser University's Author of the Month Award (Leadership for Older Adults, Cusack, March 1999) Simon), November 2003

BOOKS:

Mental Fitness for Life: 7 steps to healthy aging
(Cusack & Thompson)
Key Porter Books
2003

Leadership for Older Adults: Aging with purpose and passion
(Cusack & Thompson)
Taylor & Francis
1999

Educational Perspectives: A critical analysis of British Columbia's proposals for educational reform
(Case & Cusack, Eds.)
Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University
1991

Flying High: A guide to shared leadership in retirement
(Thompson & Cusack)
Health & Welfare Canada: Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University
1990

[BCBW 2004] "Health"