Tag Archives: technology and aging

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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AGE-WELL 2019 Webinar 1 Report. Involving End-Users in All Stages of Research.

 As a consistent and enthusiastic follower of AGE-WELL – Canada’s technology and aging network since its beginning, I took the opportunity to sit in on their first 2019 webinar this afternoon. I like to keep informed of their success story, which also helps me further explain to others, who are largely unaware, what innovative activities

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Technology & Aging Research: AGE-WELL Webinar Series 2019

AGE-WELL Canada’s technology and aging network is fast approaching the end of its first five-year mandate in 2020. I say first five years because, based on its outstanding record of sponsoring innovative technology-based research projects to help older adults and caregivers, and its outreach to Canadian entrepreneurs in technology design with such programs as the

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AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge Finale!

In Vancouver last week the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge came to a finale with the live pitch portion in this Canada-wide competition. #AWImpact was created to encourage new and unique technology-based solutions to benefit the lives of older Canadians and their caregivers. This was a crowning moment at the 4th annual AGE-WELL conference at the

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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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AGE-WELL – National Impact Challenge Update

#AWImpact Canada’s own technology and aging network AGE-WELL has steadily grown their reputation as a dynamic research and innovation centre dedicated to improving the lives of older adults. As covered in my blog post in early May 2018, AGE-WELL announced their National Impact Challenge, a contest to encourage new and unique technology-based solutions that can

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