Tag Archives: AgeTech

CABHI Summit 2024: Defy Dementia Review.

As springtime lifts off, some events have become delightfully anticipated in my schedule and the first, in the Age Tech category, is the CABHI Global Virtual Summit presented by Canada’s Centre for Aging & Brian Health Innovation (CABHI) and in 2024, in its 6th year the title was Defy Dementia. Like last year, this summit

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Technology, Aging & Longevity, Event Round Up 2024.

Here for a 6th year is my listing of events, conferences, innovation forums and pitch presentations related to technology, aging and longevity – AgeTech – where technology intersects with aging and longevity, with diverse product and service applications related to the health and social well-being of all of us as we age. If this is

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The Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 2023/24 – 11th Edition Now Underway!

Designing for Life Transitions is the theme for the 11th edition of the Stanford Longevity Design Challenge and the open call for presentations began in September, with the deadline date of November 30th after which the judging panel will select the finalists to be announced by January 24, 2024. Following this technology based competition since

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AGE-WELL & SE Health – National Impact Challenge 2023

Since 2018, AGE-WELL, Canada’s technology and aging network has presented a pitch competition for start-ups in the AgeTech space. The event has typically taken place at the same time as their annual conference, last year held on Oct.19th in Regina, Saskatchewan. In the first 2018 Challenge I recall that summer, how the process included public participation

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Care Technologies for Ageing Societies – Book Review, Part 2

Returning to the latest academic volume Care Technologies for Ageing Societies: An International Comparison (May 2023) in the Sustainable Care book series from Policy Press, Bristol University in the UK. As mentioned in part one of my review,the book serves as a current status report on how in comparison, five countries – (England, Australia, Germany, Canada and

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Care Technologies for Ageing Societies – Book Review, Part 1

As an education piece and current status report, the book examines the stories from five countries – England, Australia, Germany, Canada and Japan; how each has integrated various technologies into their care systems and services, and how these have been accepted by and have been of benefit to older people, their unpaid family/friend carers and

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