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‘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...

Can’t Cook, Won’t Cook: Is It Time to Consider A Meal Delivery Service To Bring Dinner Home?

Canadians love food, but like cooking a lot less. In a 2017 study done by Dalhousie University in Halifax, 42 percent of respondents said...

New Report Confirms Canadians Want Innovative Technology To Address Needs Of Aging

The conversation around what it means to age is changing in a dramatic way. The newly released Revera Report on Innovation and the Aging...

Coming Soon… Robots And Savvy Technology Steal The Show At AGE-WELL’s Ottawa Event

When Elizabeth Audette-Bourdeau began developing a communications platform called Welbi, she was inspired by her late grandfather. “I felt I had to take responsibility...

Game Changers: 5 Fast-Forward Global Innovations

A round-up of technologies shaping the healthcare space 1. Red pill, blue pill, digital pill… It sounds like something from a sci-fi movie, but ingestible pill...

Actor Sean Hayes Funds Innovative App For Those With Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can be debilitating and alienating. It affects not only daily interactions, but enjoyment from movies and TV shows because the focus is...

6 Essential Apps to Support Caregivers

The number of Canadians providing informal care to a family member or friend is staggering. There are more than eight million people fulfilling that...

Google Banks On Healthcare Tech Adopting Smart Medical Devices

Google has signed a major cloud computing deal that promises to set the stage to make a transition from traditional medical devices to smart...

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