SOLIDAGE, the McGill University - Université de Montréal Research Group on Frailty and Aging, is devoted to research, policy studies and practice development and training in the organization, management and care of the older population. Formed in 1999 to broaden the collaboration of researchers on integrated services for the frail elderly, SOLIDAGE is based at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. CLICK HERE to learn more.


SOLIDAGE receives support and active participation from its partners:




François Béland, Ph.D.
Head of the Research Axis on Health Services

Co-Director, Solidage – Research Group on Aging and Frailty

Full Professor, Public Health School, University of Montreal


Johanne Monette, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine

McGill University and Jewish General Hospital



Howard Bergman, MD

Dr. Joseph Kaufmann Professor of Geriatric Medicine,

Professor of Medicine, Family Medicine and Oncology,

McGill University and Jewish General Hospital


Simon Bergman, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Surgery, McGill University

Department of Surgery, Jewish General Hospital


Isabelle Vedel, MD, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Department of Family Medicine and Division of Geriatrics, McGill University

Public Health Physician



Research Professionals: Claude Galand, Geneviève Arsenault-Lapierre, Nadia Sourial

Adjunct Investigator: Dominic Julien

Programmer: John Fletcher

Research Assistant: Mélanie Le Berre

Librarian: Muriel Guériton

Program Coordinator: Rebecca Rupp

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