Tag Archives: technology and aging

Reducing the Inequity Gap: Longevity Design Challenge 19/20

Open call begins Sept.9th for the 2019/20 Stanford Longevity Center Design Challenge and this year the theme is “Reducing the Inequity Gap: Designing for Affordability”. Following this event for seven years now, where the convergence of technology-based product solutions and longevity is celebrated in a global design contest at Stanford, one of the leading pitch

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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 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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Pitching for 2020. AGE-WELL that Ends Well!

  Following the narrative for AGE-WELL, Canada’s technology and aging network since 2015, it is pitching for 2020-2023, the next phase in their mandate to support older adults and caregivers in Canada and achieving social and economic impact. Actually as I view it, AGE-WELL began their wind-up for this big pitch last year with what

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Technology & Aging: ‘tis the Season of the Pitch.

Back to the future at MaRS one more time. On the agenda for the April 1st HealthKick Focus – The Intersection of Innovation & Aging, part of Health Innovation Week 2019,was a snappy technology innovation Pitch Competition sponsored by Toronto based Centre for Aging & Brain Health (CABHI), the highlights of which can be read

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