Publications and Conference Papers

Reports on Social Isolation

Connector programs as a promising means of addressing social isolation and loneliness among older adults: a review of the evidence.


Social Isolation and Loneliness: A Comprehensive Look at the Issue Facing Some Seniors in Fredericton


Other Reports

Learning from the Experiences of Participants in an Eight Week Mind-Body Medicine Program



Banerjee, A. (2022). Improving care in practice: Learning from the senior's advocate's inquiry into the death of a new brunswick nursing home resident. Journal of New Brunswick Studies, 14(2), 3-11.


Banerjee, A., Taylor, D. Stranz, A., Wahl, A. (2021). “Facilitated reflection meetings as a relational approach to problem-solving within long-term care facilities.” Journal of Aging Studies (59), (PDF of the article)


Banerjee, A., McGregor, M., Ponder, S., & Longhurst, A. (2021). Long-Term Care Facility Workers’ Perceptions of the Impact of Subcontracting on their Conditions of Work and the Quality of Care: A Qualitative Study in British Columbia. Canadian Journal on Aging / La Revue Canadienne Du Vieillissement, 1-9. doi:10.1017/S071498082100012X (PDF of the article)


Brassoloto, J. Banerjee, A, and Chivers S (2021:March 29), Death-friendly communities ease fear of aging and dying, available on line at:


Banerjee, A. (2018) Tensions between principles and practices in long-term residential care. In. R. Lowndes (Ed). Negotiating Tensions: Conversations Worth Having. Ottawa; Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives.


Banerjee, A., Armstrong, P., Daly, T., Armstrong, H., and Braedley, S. (2015).“ ‘Careworkers don’t have a voice’: Epistemological violence in residential care for older people.” Journal of Aging Studies, 33: 28-36.


Banerjee, A. and Armstrong, P. (2015). “Centering Care: Exploring Regulatory Tensions in Residential Care for Older Persons.” Studies in Political Economy, 95: 7-28.


Banerjee, A., Daly, T., Armstrong, P., Szebehely, M., Armstrong, H., and Lafrance, S. (2012). “Structural Violence in Long-Term Care: Comparing Canada and Scandinavia.” Social Science and Medicine, 74(3): 390-98.


Armstrong, P., Banerjee, A., Szebehely, M., Armstrong, H., Daly, T., & Lafrance, S. (2009). They Deserve Better: The Long-Term Care Experience in Canada and Scandinavia. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Center For Policy Alternatives.


Banerjee, A. (2008). “Disciplining Death: Hypertension and the Production of Mortal Subjectivities.” Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine. 12(1): 25-42.


Banerjee, A. and Birenbaum-Carmelli., D. (2007). “Ordering Suicide: Media Representations of Family Assisted Suicide in the UK,” British Medical Journal: Journal of Medical Ethics, 33:639-642.


Banerjee, A. (2005). “Speaking of Death: Representations of Death in Palliative Care.” InterCulture, 2(2):10-29.


Digital Media

Banerjee, A. (2021) Love and Death in the Time of COVID. Digital Short story, available at:


Brassolotto, J. and Banerjee, 2020, Exploring Death Friendliness, Digital short, available:


Conference Presentations

Banerjee, A., Taylor, D., Stranz, A. and Wahl, A. (2019). “Caring innovation: Listening to staff to improve care for older persons in nursing homes.” The fourth Transforming Care Conference, Copenhagen June 24-26th.


Banerjee, A. and Kilner, S.  (2019). “Ageless self, transient person-hood: A yogic dialogue with active aging.” TrentAging2019, Second Joint Conference of NANAS and ENAS, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, May 28-31.


Banerjee, A.  (2017).  “Being mortal: The utility of the concept of mortality.” European Network on Aging Studies Conference, Graz, Austria, April 27-30.


Banerjee, A. (2017) “Care as cosmology? Theorizing care through a cosmological lens,” Center of Care Research, Western Norway University, Bergen, May 9.