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PostureCoach, A New Wearable Device, Has Caregivers’ Backs And Helps Prevent Injuries

Carolyn Sutherland, a busy Ottawa professional in her 50s, makes time to take a 90-year-old family friend to appointments and out for excursions. She...

All Aboard The ‘Colo-Cab’: How One Man Supports His Friends After Their Colonoscopies

Colonoscopy? I’ve got your backside. After your first colonoscopy, the mystery is revealed, the indignity proves manageable, and this necessary part of aging becomes as...

Four Top Tech Trends That Will Shape Our World In 2019

By 2050, the number of adults over 60 years of age is set to double. This huge demographic shift will have profound implications across...

Easy Riders: Those With Mobility Issues Stay Connected With Communities Through Innovative Cycling Program

For those who have experienced a loss of mobility and independence, the Cycling Without Age (CWA) program can help beat the social isolation, loneliness and...

Changing The Future of Aging Through Innovative Technologies At The 2018 AGE-WELL Conference

In Vancouver last October, exhibitors at the AGE-WELL annual conference understood that Canada’s aging population continues to look for innovative ways to improve the...

Technology’s Stand On Fall Prevention

When it comes to falls, especially those that irreparably sideline people’s lives, Canadians needn’t take it lying down. Innovators across Canada are developing wearable...

Boomers “Reroute” To Bypass Healthcare Obstacles

It was a Wednesday in early summer 2017 when Tricia Ryan’s life changed forever.  The day before, the Toronto woman, who works as the director...

AGE-WELL 2018: Fostering Real-World Solutions To Support Healthy Aging

The fourth annual AGE-WELL conference in Vancouver made headlines around the globe. Canadian researchers came together with industry, non-profit and government sectors, and older...

Light Therapy and 7 More Ways to Brighten Dark Winter Days

Lori Dudley remembers thinking: “I just want to leave on a one-way ticket somewhere and not come back.” At the time, the 53-year-old Ottawa-area...

Exciting Technological Innovations Transform Lives And Reduce Social Isolation

“Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” —Mother Teresa No matter our age, we can all agree that one of...

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