Difference Maker: Learn How Advocate/Alzheimer’s Patient Jim Mann Is Challenging Dementia Stereotypes

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Advocate and Alzheimer's patient Jim Mann appeared as a guest speaker at AGE-WELL's National Conference in Vancouver last year. He spoke about how it is important to break the stigma and stereotypes around dementia. Watch the video for some notable highlights. You can find out more about all the important work AGE-WELL is doing here. More experts and disruptors will be on...

The 2017/2018 Flu Season Was Nasty And “Unusual” – Now An Early Glimpse Of What’s Next

By all accounts, the 2017-2018 flu season was a nasty one. The CBC reported that, by January 2018, there were 20 times more detections of influenza B than for the same period in the preceding seven years. Even worse, some reports pegged the efficacy of the 2017-2018 flu vaccine at just 10 to 20 percent. Dr. Michelle Murti of Public...

New Report Confirms Canadians Want Innovative Technology To Address Needs Of Aging

The conversation around what it means to age is changing in a dramatic way. The newly released Revera Report on Innovation and the Aging Experience confirms the shift in attitudes with its findings. It calls out marketers and researchers who are stuck in ancient thinking about what aging Canadians want. It criticizes how adults over the age of 65 are...

Difference Maker: How Researcher Dr. Lili Liu Is Creating New Products And Services For Aging Consumers

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Dr. Lili Liu – Researcher and WHO representative appeared as a guest speaker at AGE-WELL's National Conference in Vancouver last year. She spoke about how she and her team are co-creating products, services and solutions with the new aging consumer to help our future selves. Watch the video for some notable highlights. You can find out more about all the...

What’s The Secret To Aging With Vitality? Experts Weigh In On How To Live Well

Aging with vitality leaves the door open to a world of opportunities – the chance to live well and enjoy what we’ve always loved to do, long before our first grey hair appeared. Vitality is the spark that enables us to live purposefully and with joy. The foundation of vitality is health in all its forms. It’s eating nutritious foods,...

Difference Maker: Watch Caregiver And Advocate Ron Beleno Talk About Aging in Place

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Advocate and caregiver Ron Beleno appeared as a guest speaker at AGE-WELL's National Conference in Vancouver last year. He spoke about how the AGE-WELL community has provided him with strategies and solutions for aging in place as a caregiver. Watch the video for some notable highlights. You can find out more about all the important work AGE-WELL is doing here. More experts...