Gwenda Albers MSc, PhD, has a background in Health Sciences and has been involved in palliative care research since 2008. Within the PACE project she is involved as a PACE-country trainer and is going to train nursing home staff about palliative and end-of-life care. Gwenda is also working as research coordinator for the Flanders Federation of Palliative Care (FPZV). In this position she coordinates and supports knowledge transfer between research and palliative care practice and provides substantive support in the organization of congresses and the development of a guideline on advance care planning for people with dementia. Previously, she worked as researcher on several projects (a.o. EU FP7 PRISMA, EURO-IMPACT) at the http://www.emgo.nl/" target="_blank">VU University Medical Center & EMGO Institute in The Netherlands and the End-of-Life Care Research Group of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in Belgium. Her research focused on quality of life, dignity, dementia and palliative care for older people. Her most recent project was a co-edited book Palliative care for older people. A public health perspective published in May 2015 by Oxford University Press.