Aging and Living Well: Beyond Health Considerations for 2SLGBTQI Older Adults

Thank you for your interest in participating in this research project! Registration closed on May 12th, 2021.

We would like to assure you that participation in this study is completely voluntary. Participation will take approximately 60-80 minutes of your time in total. We would like to note that the study has been reviewed and received ethics clearance through the Community Research Ethics Office (CREO) (insert number). If you feel you have not been treated according to the descriptions in our information, or your rights as a participant in research have been violated during the course of this project, you may contact the Chair, Community Research Ethics Board, at: Community Research Ethics Office (Canada) Corp. c/o Centre for Community Based Research, 190 Westmount Road North, Waterloo ON N2L 3G5; Email: Telephone: 1-888-411- 2736.

If you are interested in participating in this study, please complete the form and we will contact you regarding your eligibility and selection.

Note regarding selection: We especially welcome the participation of 2SLGBTQI older adults who are Black, Indigenous, and people of colour (BIPOC) and who live in rural areas. We thank everyone for their interest in participating in this study. Please be aware that not everyone who expresses interest will be selected to participate: the research team will select participants to reflect a range of subject positions and identifications among 2SLGBTQI older adults across Canada, and our selection process will prioritize including at least two-thirds of participants from within these groups.

If you are selected and volunteer to participate in this study, you will be asked to do the following:

  • Complete a Recruitment Form to indicate interest in participation.
  • Participate in a 15-20minute Introductory Meeting with a member of the research team over telephone, or using Tauria (an online video conferencing platform). In this meeting we will determine your eligibility for the study, seek informed consent, and ask some basic demographic questions.
  • Participate in a 1hour interview with a member of the research team. The interview will take place remotely (by phone, or through a secure video-conferencing platform) at a mutually agreed upon date and time from April- June 2021.

Aging and Living Well - Form

  • * Or anyone who identifies as a sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, sex characteristics (SOGIESC) minority