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Tech Textiles that Will Improve Your Health

A pair of shorts that can help predict if you'll soon have an injury? Or how about a shirt that tracks your heart rate?...

Depression Is Not an Expected Symptom of Aging

There's a pervasive belief that being older goes hand in hand with being depressed. After all, you're facing the last years of your life,...

Lifestyle Changes That Will Reduce Your Risk of Developing Dementia

The numbers are staggering: 564,000 people in Canada have dementia, according to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, with 78,600 new cases diagnosed annually, according...

If You’re Struggling to Take Medications as Prescribed, Pharmacists Offer Practical Solutions to Stay on Track

Pharmacists are trained to spot the signs of someone struggling to take their prescribed medications. Taking them as directed is a chronic problem in...

The Wellness Market is Growing on a Global Scale

The wellness market has been around and popular for decades, but there lies an opportunity in this growing industry when it's clear that globally...

New Dementia Calculator, a Canadian Innovation, Could Help Older Adults Reduce Their Risk of Cognitive Decline

Crunch a few numbers on a new calculator and you can determine your risk of dementia. The Dementia Calculator is designed to help adults...

With Older Adults Often Taking Many Medications, Is “Deprescribing” the Safe and Beneficial Approach of the Future?

Taking numerous prescriptions, even in the double digits, is common with older adults. There’s even a term for it: polypharmacy (which has been defined...

Have Your Say: Participate in AGE-WELL’s Future of Technology and Aging in Canada Survey

As AGE-WELL continues to plan and consult on the future of technology and aging in Canada, we invite you to participate in this important...

Debate: Is Aging a Reversible Disease?

Do you consider aging to be a disease? This notion grabbed our attention in this debate highlighted in the National Post (and debated in...

Clearing, a Digital Platform Designed to Help Bring Relief to Those with Chronic Pain

In the U.S., there are fewer than 6,000 pain management physicians, yet according to the Centers for Disease Control, there are approximately 50 million...

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