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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...

Game Changer! Able Innovations Develops ‘Effortless’ Patient-Transfer Technology

Jayiesh (Jay) Singh was 15 years old when he started volunteering at the long-term care facility where his mother worked. “I got a lot...

Shake Up Your Exercise Routine With Nordic Walking, Ideal For COVID-19 Workouts

As we all know, due to the COVID-19 emergency, gyms, dance studios, indoor pools and recreation centres used for exercise are currently closed. Less...

How To Get Stronger, Improve Your Posture And Boost Your Mobility With Pilates

Pilates is about as far away as you can get from trendy exercise fads. It has been practiced since the late 1920s. And believe...

Full Speed Ahead: Older Drivers Staying On the Road Longer, Thanks To Fairer Tests

No matter what your age, there are few symbols of personal freedom as meaningful as driving a car. An automobile is not just what...

A New Powered Wheelchair Helps Boost Independence For Users, Thanks To New Tech

“A lifesaver.” That’s what powered wheelchair user Herman Witlox calls Braze Mobility’s obstacle-detection system, a new-to-market technology that transforms a regular wheelchair into a...

Personal Mobility Devices Get A Stylish Makeover By A BC Inventor

Barbara Alink isn’t shy when it comes to talking about things she’s passionate about. That was hugely evident when she transfixed an audience during...

Difference Maker: Noureddin Chahrour of Adrenalease Shows How New Clothing Technology Can Address Pain

Noureddin Chahrour, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Adrenalease appeared as a guest speaker at AGE-WELL's National Conference in Vancouver last year. Hear from...

Difference Maker: Mimi Lowi-Young, Chair, AGE-WELL, Discusses Innovations That Benefit Older Canadians

Mimi Lowi-Young, Chair, AGE-WELL, appeared as a guest speaker at AGE-WELL's National Conference in Vancouver last year. She discussed some of the innovations and...

Researchers Look To Stem Cell Therapy To Ease Arthritis Pain

When pain relievers just don’t reduce your arthritis pain enough and you’re contemplating a big step – such as joint replacement surgery – it...

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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...