Author Archives: Mark Venning

Longevity & Legacy Portraits 2019: the Wide Achiever

Longevity and Legacy. A portrait collection of narratives from yesterday, today and tomorrow. No doubt, you have your own stories of singular lives, those you know and those you have read. My collection began in late 2014, with some short posts reflecting on well-known and not so well known people from history who may or

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AGE-WELL 2019 Webinar 2 Report.

How AGE-WELL Technology is Changing Homes of the Future & Promoting Independence for All Technology and aging. How will it support “the rising tide of caregiving for older adults, and in this case in the home environment?” That is how Dr. Alex Mihailidis, Scientific Director at AGE-WELL, set up the opening of last week’s second

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Stanford Longevity Design – 2018/19 Winners.

In Praise of Intergenerational Design Story telling between generations seems to be the winner of the Stanford Center on Longevity 6th annual Design Challenge at the finalist’s pitch presentation last week. For the first time, there was a tie for first place between two design teams, which addressed this theme of intergenerational story telling. If

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Pitching for 2020. AGE-WELL that Ends Well!

  Following the narrative for AGE-WELL, Canada’s technology and aging network since 2015, it is pitching for 2020-2023, the next phase in their mandate to support older adults and caregivers in Canada and achieving social and economic impact. Actually as I view it, AGE-WELL began their wind-up for this big pitch last year with what

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