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Changing The Future of Aging Through Innovative Technologies At The 2018 AGE-WELL Conference

In Vancouver last October, exhibitors at the AGE-WELL annual conference understood that Canada’s aging population continues to look for innovative ways to improve the...

“Sophisticated Consumers” Shape Kobo Technology: CEO Michael Tamblyn

It’s widely assumed that young people and Millennials are the early adopters of new technology. But the conventional wisdom that they make or break...

Baubles with Brains: Smart Jewellery Unites Fashion and Function

As I sit at my desk, my fitness tracker buzzes every now and then to remind me to get up and move – after...

Light Therapy and 7 More Ways to Brighten Dark Winter Days

Lori Dudley remembers thinking: “I just want to leave on a one-way ticket somewhere and not come back.” At the time, the 53-year-old Ottawa-area...

Exciting Technological Innovations Transform Lives And Reduce Social Isolation

“Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” —Mother Teresa No matter our age, we can all agree that one of...

Telus Health’s Dr. Brendan Byrne Talks Digital Health And Successful Aging At AGE-WELL Conference

The fourth AGE-WELL 2018 Conference held in Vancouver (October 16-18) brought together more than 400 attendees to discuss “Innovation in Action,” which focused on...

Wearable Health Technology Set To Take Off As Apple Joins the Fray

Announcements from Apple are eagerly anticipated. After all, this is the company that revolutionized whole industries with its phones, music devices and tablets. With...

‘Dementia-Friendly’ Digital Reading Platform Wins AGE-WELL’s Canada-Wide Competition

A new app designed to help people with later-stage dementia to continue reading has won the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge. The app currently has accessibility...

AGE-WELL Announces Eight Finalists in its National Impact Challenge

It started as a challenge to Canadians to come up with great new ideas to support healthy aging. The AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge triggered...

Live Long and Prosper: Next Generation Medical Technology Revolutionizes Individual Care

In the popular Star Trek TV show and movies, a doctor (usually McCoy, or science officer Spock) could approach someone in need of medical...

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