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Where Should I Live In The Last 15 Years Of My Life?

COVID has changed everything – including where one wants to live in their later years. In our work, many of our clients are thinking about...

AgeTech Innovation Week Virtual Event Announced

AGE-WELL is excited to host AgeTech Innovation Week, a unique new event for anyone with an interest in technology and aging, to be held...

National Competition Returns to Recognize Top Startups in Canada’s AgeTech Sector

AGE-WELL is pleased to announce the launch of the 2021 AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, one of the most exciting startup competitions in Canada. AGE-WELL’s 2021...

Changes in Everyday Behaviour Could Provide Clues to Your Dementia Risk

If you have a family history of dementia, you're surely concerned about learning early on what your risk is for developing it. This involves...

This 81-Year-Old’s Newest Friend? She’s a Robot

At a glance, if you were to see an older adult chatting to a lamp, that might seem odd. But for Deanna Dezern, this...

New Smart Mobility Device for People With Dementia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHJxwowtCOc&t=28s In the U.K. an industrial design student has designed a smart mobility device for people ith dementia that will allow them to live independently...

Caregiving During the Pandemic Has Taken a Toll on the Sandwich Generation

Caregivers in the Sandwich Generation (that is people who have kids under the age of 18 who are also taking care of adult loved...

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...

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