Tag Archives: aging in place

Life on MaRS & The Intersection of Innovation & Aging.

For those of you who ever wondered if there is life on other planets, well you don’t have to wonder or wander that far to find that there really is kind of an innovation on life on Mars…on earth  – in the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto that is. Simply walking about the interior architectural

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MaRS HealthKick: The Intersection of Innovation & Aging

“The age is running mad after innovation; and all the business of the world is to be done in a new way…”   Samuel Johnson 1783 Has innovation ever gone away? Perhaps there are distinct periods of history where it seems to jolt the frontiers of every world of business all at once – where

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Celebrating the Age of Aging & Design

One of the key elements that laced through the aging in place presentations last month at the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) conference in Toronto was the importance of design – home design features, the broader range of age inclusive community design and, not to forget product design. The significance of design is emphasised again

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Aging in Community – Reflections 2

As we head into the next decade, who will own the conversation around aging in community? Who has the most vested interest in how we envision, plan and build age inclusive communities? Well most certainly the answer is – everyone. That everyone on one level is every day people, you and me as citizens, and

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Aging in Community – Reflections 1

Envisioning Ageing in Place, the title last week, for the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) one-day conference at Ryerson in Toronto. Indeed as it turns out, what was immediately clear to me, after listening to all the focal points in this subject as presented by the panelists and guest speakers, the “envisioning” cannot be captured

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