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Health Canada Approves Butterfly iQ, The World’s First Whole-Body Portable Ultrasound, To Combat COVID-19

COVID-19 has quickly shifted the landscape in Canada, causing concern for public health during a global pandemic. With more than one million cases worldwide...

Millennials Do Have Valuable Lessons To Share With The Boomer Generation

Millennials are a lazy, narcissistic, entitled generation. At least that’s the prevailing stereotype of these avocado toast-eating navel-gazers. Born some time between the early...

AGE-WELL’s Startup Competition Returns to Recognize Top Innovators In Canada’s Technology And Aging Sector

Are you an entrepreneur or startup with a technology-based solution that can support the health and quality of life of seniors or their caregivers? The...

Canadian Speech Analyzing Technology Useful For Detecting Alzheimer’s

Although a cure for dementia is many years away, exciting Canadian research has the potential to transform dementia care. YouAreUNLTD caught up with WinterLight...

Missed Medical Appointments Is An Issue That Demands Smarter Solutions

Whether due to long wait times or a lack of after-hour availability, 68 percent of Canadians have missed at least one doctor’s appointment, according...

Never Forget Taking Your Medication Again, Thanks To New Apps And Smart Tech

“Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them.” This well-known quote from C. Everett Coop, former US Surgeon General, reflects a simple, yet empowering...

Wearable Technology Gives New Hope For Regaining Mobility After Strokes and Spinal Cord Injuries

Researchers at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute are testing new wearable technology that could “reawaken” muscles of people with paralysis from neurological problems, such as...

Difference Maker: How Researcher Dr. Lili Liu Is Creating New Products And Services For Aging Consumers

Dr. Lili Liu – Researcher and WHO representative appeared as a guest speaker at AGE-WELL's National Conference in Vancouver last year. She spoke about...

Plugged In! 7 In 10 Canadians Over Age 65 Feel Confident About Technology Use And 86 Per Cent Are Online Daily

A new survey commissioned by AGE-WELL, a federally funded Network of Centres of Excellence, and conducted by Environics Research, offers a number of fresh...

Game On! Research Shows How Playing Video Games Boost Brain Function

“Stop playing those games, you’ll rot your brain!” said every game-fatigued parent ever. So, imagine your surprise when the doctor prescribes a daily round of...

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Canada, We Need To Talk About COVID-19, Pandemics, Technology And The Way Forward

The COVID-19 pandemic has rightly sparked a serious and long-overdue national conversation about long-term care. All of us should be deeply troubled...

Can The Food You Eat Influence Your Mood?

We all have good days and bad days, but is there a connection between how you feel and the foods you consume?...

Advancing Technology-Based Solutions To Support Older Adults And Their Caregivers

AGE-WELL NCE Inc. (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life) is pleased to announce funding for 22...

Try These Summer Smoothie Recipes With Nutritious Wild Blueberries

Sticking to New Year’s resolutions may be easier with these smoothie recipes from the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. To inspire a vibrant and healthy...

Yes, You Can Live To 100 And Beyond, Say Researchers

I remember when Alida Desroches, the Franco-Ontarian grandmother of my sister-in-law, Darlene, wished me a happy birthday when I was in my 40s. “Live...