Friday, October 23, 2020

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Healthcare

Advancing Technology-Based Solutions To Support Older Adults And Their Caregivers

AGE-WELL NCE Inc. (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life) is pleased to announce funding for 22...

Yes, You Can Live To 100 And Beyond, Say Researchers

I remember when Alida Desroches, the Franco-Ontarian grandmother of my sister-in-law, Darlene, wished me a happy birthday when I was in my 40s. “Live...

A Healthy Mouth Worth Smiling About: Get The Latest Oral Care Facts

It’s time to sink our teeth into an important topic – oral health care. At one time, getting older meant getting dentures. That is no...

Why Slowing Down Is A Superpower Worth Tapping Into For Dynamic Aging

At a recent virtual coffee chat hosted by What’s next?!, Canadian author, broadcaster, and journalist Carl Honoré recounted a news story about a divorcing...

Joint Proposals: Top Tips On Avoiding Knee Damage That May Lead To Arthritis

While our knees may be among the most vulnerable joints to osteoarthritis, that doesn’t mean we can’t prevent damage that leads to the highly...

ADHD Affects Older Adults, Too. Know The Signs And Treatments Available.

Is your life often chaotic because you just can’t focus or stay organized? Have relationship problems because you can’t complete tasks? Forget important things...

Get Out And Walk To Slow The Aging Process And Even Reverse It

Why some scientists call walking the new “superfood” capable of reversing aging and boosting health Spanish explorer Ponce de León spent years sailing around the...

Medical Advancements In The Battle Against Lyme Disease Continue

When Katie Murray* first sought medical attention for a growing constellation of concerning symptoms, doctors didn’t know what to offer her. Before suddenly falling...

During COVID, The Health-Boosting Properties Of Vitamin D (AKA, the Sunshine Vitamin) Continue To Shine

Adults have more than 200 bones in their bodies. Each one is important. Bones help support the structure of the body, protect vital organs...

Finalists Announced In AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, Showcasing Technology-based Solutions For Seniors And Caregivers

Fifteen Canadian startups have been chosen to compete in this year’s AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, according to an announcement from AGE-WELL on May 28. Finalists...

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YouAreUNLTD Celebrates World Osteoporosis Day

We’re proud to be breaking the silence around a disease that has affected so many people around the globe, including two million men and...

Startup Working On Sleep Tracker For long-term care Wins Third Competition In AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge

Tochtech Technologies, a Vancouver-area startup developing a non-wearable sleep tracker that allows caregivers to monitor the overnight safety of older adults, has...
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COVID-19 Creates A Renewed Focus On Living Environments, Especially For An Aging Demographic

The new aging consumers are living longer and healthier lives than those in previous generations. As influential consumers, they want well-designed products...

New Poll: COVID-19 Has Significantly Increased the Use Of Many Technologies Among Older Canadians

From Facebook to food delivery apps and fitness trackers, older Canadians have upped their use of many technologies and online services during...