Category Archives: longevity 21st Century

Summer Shorts 36: The Art of Ageing Forum – a quick nod!

Seven summers of summer shorts! Since 2012, I usually write some quick musings, for a few opening weeks of the lazy hazy days of summer and this year I start with a quick nod to AGE WORKS and their major event last week at Niagara College – titled the Art of Ageing Forum. A warm

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AGE-WELL – Start-up Challenge Update 2019

As I attend the AGE-WELL third webinar today, titled Building an Innovation Hub: A Case Study, it is timely also to mention that last week the finalists were announced for the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Start-up Edition. Like last year’s technology design challenge, this acknowledges and awards companies working on technology-based solutions that can make

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The Art of Ageing Forum: Visit Niagara in June!

Perhaps it is symbolic that the Niagara Region in Ontario is the perfect place for a forum on The Art of Ageing- especially in summer, when it’s warm and in full bloom, even the wine ages well. Known for many things from the world famous Niagara Falls, the theatre season with the Shaw Festival in

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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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