Monday, September 21, 2020

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Best Buy Canada Helps Residents In Senior Living Homes Stay Connected While Staying Safe

As Canadians continue to physically distance, it is more important than ever to stay connected to loved ones. Social connection is a key component...

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...

Meet ROSA, The Robot That Will Help Isolated Older Adults Age In Place And Its Creator, Frank Naccarato 

Social isolation presents practical challenges for many older adults living at home, especially those who are cut off from the helping hands of others...

Innovative App Assists With In-Home Recovery Following Knee Replacement Surgery

The number of knee replacement surgeries performed in Canada keeps rising as our population ages—even if many are being postponed during the COVID-19 crisis....

Amintro App Helps Connect Older Adults And Ease Social Isolation During COVID-19

Aside from trips to the grocery store or doctor’s office, COVID-19 has confined many Canadians to their homes. A staple of daily life –...

AGE-WELL’s Startup Competition Returns to Recognize Top Innovators In Canada’s Technology And Aging Sector

Are you an entrepreneur or startup with a technology-based solution that can support the health and quality of life of seniors or their caregivers? The...

‘He-Sheds’ Across Canada Help Older Men Build a Sense Of Community

What if instead of potting soil and lawn mowers you filled a shed with hot coffee, cribbage boards and friends? That’s the idea behind...

How A Treehouse Getaway Helped One Woman Fully Embrace Solitude

In her new book Anne Bokma, author of My Year of Living Spiritually: From Woo-Woo to Wonderful - One Woman’s Secular Quest for a...

How One Woman Got Rid Of Decades’ Worth Of Clutter Weighing Her Down

In her new book Anne Bokma, author of My Year of Living Spiritually: From Woo-Woo to Wonderful: One Woman’s Secular Quest for a More...

New Technology Helps Older Canadians Age In Place At Home Safely

Soon after turning 70, Marianne Buzza knew it was time to downsize. But it wasn’t about the size of the house. “I love to...

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Let’s Talk. How To Break The Ice With Your Pharmacist And Start A Conversation About Bone Health

Have you talked to your pharmacist lately? Why not? If you need professional advice about bone health, you may be missing out...

How Canada’s Pharmacists Help Osteoporosis Patients Manage Their Health Effectively

When COVID-19 hit, Canada’s pharmacists were always open to serve their clients and ensure their healthcare needs were met. For those with...

App-Enabled Pacemakers Empower Patients And Clinicians To Manage Heart Issues Safely And Remotely

Each year in Canada, more than 25,000 pacemakers and internal defibrillators are implanted, according to the Canadian Journal...

Three AgeTech Startups Emerge As Winners In National Competition

The need has never been greater for technologies and services that benefit older Canadians and their caregivers—so it’s no surprise that the...

Canada, We Need To Talk About COVID-19, Pandemics, Technology And The Way Forward

The COVID-19 pandemic has rightly sparked a serious and long-overdue national conversation about long-term care. All of us should be deeply troubled...