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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...

Five Competitors, Only One Winner: Five Startups Battle Head to Head At AGE-WELL’s National Impact Challenge

Canada has become a global leader on the technology and aging front, encouraging entrepreneurs to seek innovative ways to enable healthy aging. This was...

Breaking Down Barriers To Health Care in Canada With Web-Based Tools

Limited access to specialist care is a major barrier to health care in Canada. But what started as a pilot project by two frustrated...

15 Finalists Announced In the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Startup Edition

Fifteen Canadian startups have been selected to compete in the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Startup Edition. The competition is for startups whose technologies or services...

Combat Pain With These 6 Essential Apps For Charting And Monitoring It

Six million people in Canada live with some form of chronic pain, according to recent estimates by Statistics Canada. Long-term chronic pain can be...

Fight Back Against Phone Fraud By Blocking Robocalls And Scammers With New Technology

Remember when answering the phone was a pleasure? When you looked forward to finding out who was on the line? These days, it feels...

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