Dr. Sam Migliore is a medical and visual anthropologist at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, in Surrey, BC. He has worked extensively with Italian Canadians in Cape Breton, southern Ontario and the lower mainland of BC. Sam has also travelled to Italy for additional research. His research has led to the publication of numerous articles, several ethnographic films and two books. In recent years he has focused on issues related to the interrelationships among culture, aging and well-being.