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Monitoring System For Seniors Puts Privacy First

Originally published by AGE-WELL NCE. Written by Paul Fraumeni, a Toronto-based freelance writer.  Of course your mother wants to stay in her own home. She’s...

Report Finds Caregivers Key To Reaching Older Consumers

“I don’t care what you call me, just call me.” This was one response to a recent survey conducted by marketing consultancy, Age of...

Loneliness Is On the Rise Among Older Canadians

There is a growing number of older Canadians who are struggling with loneliness, according to Laura Tamblyn Watts, CEO of CanAge, a senior advocacy...

Becoming a Digital Citizen in the new AgeTech World

In a small rural town in northern B.C., there’s excitement in the air as Norma Mackenzie celebrates her 75th birthday, alongside her daughter, Grace, grandson,...

Older Canadians Are Feeling Positive About Aging

A new national survey reveals that more than half of Canadians over the age of 50 are feeling positive about aging. The survey comes...

Social Media Could Be a Powerful Tool For Battling Ageism

A new study shows that digital platforms, such as TikTok, are being used by older adults, and it's helping to debunk stereotypes about aging....

This “Human Library” Will Help Battle Ageism

A unique initiative in Toronto is working at battling ageist thinking. It's a "human library" program, in which guests attending the sessions can "check...

New Twin Cities PBS Program Will Present a Positive Prescription For Aging Well

A new TV program in the U.S. will highlight a positive prescription for aging well. The program, "Art + Medicine: Healthy Aging" will showcase...

A Social Network for Adults 50 Years and Older

Coming soon to Northeastern Ontario? A social network specifically for adults aged 50 years and older. The network, Amintro, was created by Charlene Nadalin, initially...

Social Prescribing Is The Next Big Thing

Sandi Temple connects older adults with important social and recreational programs, food delivery services, transportation and housing supports. Her role is a key part...

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