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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...

Not Content To Be “A Restless Retiree,” Mehbs Remtulla Creates A Network To Help Older Adults Find New Purpose

 After a successful career as a pharmaceutical executive and entrepreneur. Mehbs Remtulla loathed the idea of becoming a “restless retiree.” So, in 2018, he...

Finalists Announced In AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, Showcasing Technology-based Solutions For Seniors And Caregivers

Fifteen Canadian startups have been chosen to compete in this year’s AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, according to an announcement from AGE-WELL on May 28. Finalists...

Game Changer! Able Innovations Develops ‘Effortless’ Patient-Transfer Technology

Jayiesh (Jay) Singh was 15 years old when he started volunteering at the long-term care facility where his mother worked. “I got a lot...

Beware of COVID-19 Phishing Scams And Fraud Aimed At Older Adults

You’d think that Steven Spielberg, the highest-grossing director of all time, would be immune to fraud. But you’d be wrong. The developer of Jaws,...

Innovative App Assists With In-Home Recovery Following Knee Replacement Surgery

The number of knee replacement surgeries performed in Canada keeps rising as our population ages—even if many are being postponed during the COVID-19 crisis....

Amintro App Helps Connect Older Adults And Ease Social Isolation During COVID-19

Aside from trips to the grocery store or doctor’s office, COVID-19 has confined many Canadians to their homes. A staple of daily life –...

New Grass-Roots Alliance For Those Living With Rheumatology Conditions Aims to Educate During COVID-19

COVID-19 evokes different images and thoughts depending on who you are and the community to which you belong. I’m part of the rheumatology community,...

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...

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