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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...

AGE-WELL Partners With Best Buy Canada To Help Older Adults Age At Home

AGE-WELL and Best Buy Canada share an objective: to help Canadians stay in their homes longer, through the use of effective technology solutions. With...

How Technology Is Helping To Reduce Isolation – One of Caregiving’s Toughest Challenges

Donna Thomson is thankful for the role that digital technology played while she was taking care of her mother who died at age 96...

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