Tag Archives: Canadian Association on Gerontology

Present & Future of Technology and Aging.

If there is one shining example of an organization leading the way in Canada on the topic of technology and aging, it is AGE-WELL and as in previous years, two weeks from today, it holds its 5th Annual Conference in conjunction with 48th Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) conference, in Moncton, New Brunswick. Titled Exploring

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Navigating the Tides of Aging Together: CAG2019

Next up in the fall 2019 aging and longevity conference cycle is, in about three weeks, the 48th annual Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) conference, in Moncton, New Brunswick. As the title – Navigating the Tides of Aging Together – might suggest, the experience of navigating the waters of aging would not be limited to

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AGE-WELL – Startup Challenge Winners 2019

Canada’s technology and aging network, AGE-WELL held its second 2019 National Impact Challenge, the Startup Edition earlier this summer, and while I was keeping an eye on the finalists as they made their pitch presentations, summer vacation activities and other aging and longevity topics seemed to have delayed my report on the actual winners. Since

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AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge. 4 Days to Go – my Vote is in!

#AWImpact Only four days left to August 17th, to cast your vote for the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, a contest to encourage new and unique technology-based solutions that can benefit the lives of older Canadians and their caregivers. There are about 60 entries on the AGE-WELL website with short video pitches to watch. You can

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AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Time to Vote!

#AWImpact You are now able to cast your vote as of August 1st, for the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, a contest to encourage new and unique technology-based solutions that can benefit the lives of older Canadians and their caregivers. Wonderful to see there are almost 60 entries now on the AGE-WELL website with short video

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Aging & Longevity, Conference Round Up 2018.

For the 5th year now, it has become an annual January tradition to lead off with a short list of selected major conferences or symposiums around the world, under the macro theme of Aging and Longevity. As usual, I try to avoid featuring events that are overtly commercial in nature. I look for ones that

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