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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...

Retirement Living Ain’t What It Used To Be With A Focus on Upscale Offerings and More Activities

“It’s like opening up a present: you get it, you open it up, that ‘wow’ feeling of unexpected joy.” That might be how one you’d...

Aging In Place For Homeowners Is Within Reach With Universal Design

When kids leave home or retirement begins, homeowners often downsize or build their dream home as part of the next chapter of their lives....

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