Posts by Karen-Marie Elah Perry

Karen-Marie Elah Perry

About Karen-Marie Elah Perry

Dr. Karen-Marie Elah Perry is an applied medical anthropologist with a focus on social justice and the ways inequalities shape access to health care. Karen-Marie has researched, lectured on and written on a variety of topics over the past 20 years, including through the CCPA- and Simon Fraser University-led Economic Security Project (which ran from 2004 to 2009), which resulted in enhanced supports for individuals receiving disability benefits in BC. More recently, Karen-Marie has released Virtual Reality and the Clinic, a short documentary that addresses
social exclusion and new medical technologies.

Under-regulated, under-researched and largely privatized: Assisted living seniors’ care in BC

Jun 17, 2020
COVID-19 has shone a light on serious problems in our seniors’ care system resulting from years of underfunding, privatization and precarious working conditions. These problems are not isolated to long-term care, however. New research published today looks specifically at the state of assisted living here in BC, and concludes a review by the province’s Seniors… View Article