Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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Safer Sun: Canadian Company Develops A Wearable Device To Help Prevent Skin Damage

While it’s a good idea to wear sun protection all year round, it’s especially important during the hot summer months when days are longer...

Meditation And Mindfulness Helps Improve Mental And Physical Health

For many, the word ‘mindfulness’ conjures up mental images of New Age hippie types sitting cross-legged on multicoloured pillows. However, mindfulness practices are quickly...

A New Powered Wheelchair Helps Boost Independence For Users, Thanks To New Tech

“A lifesaver.” That’s what powered wheelchair user Herman Witlox calls Braze Mobility’s obstacle-detection system, a new-to-market technology that transforms a regular wheelchair into a...

Wheelchair Users Enjoy New Freedom, Thanks to “Smart” Sensors from Braze Mobility

“Cars have sensors. Why can’t wheelchairs?” That was the question that consumed Dr. Pooja Viswanathan for almost a decade – so much so that she...

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Wearable Device Supports Residents, Staff in Seniors’ Homes, Assists with Contact Tracing

Stewart Hardie has seen firsthand how devastating the effects of a fall can be for an older person. A few years ago, his...

Expert Advice For Smarter Grocery Shopping And Maximizing Nutrition During COVID-19

While all of us are trying to limit our trips to the grocery store as much as possible, you might be wondering what should...

Ron Beleno and Dr. Susan Kirkland Recognized With AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Awards

Congratulations to caregiver advocate Ron Beleno and researcher Susan Kirkland on receiving 2020 AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Awards. The award...
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The Doctors Are In: Three leading Physicians Offer Expert Guidance on Osteoporosis

You may have been hearing more about osteoporosis lately. It’s a chronic bone-weakening disease that has affected more...

Acts of Love: Support While Caring for Someone With Cancer

Caregiving can be an uncertain road full of ups and downs, joys and challenges. That is very true for those taking care...