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AGE-WELL Summer Institute 2016 – Co-Creating Possibilities: Living Well With Dementia

July 4 - July 8


AGE-WELL NCE is pleased to offer this exciting and innovative training event to AGE-WELL HQP across Canada.  The inaugural summer institute’s theme, Living Well With Dementia, will be the focal point for a week of engaging workshops, lectures, and activities on participatory, user-centred design.

The AGE-WELL EPIC Summer Institute, 2016 will provide HQP with an unparalleled opportunity to work closely with expert mentors and develop a solution/technology to improve the lives of older adults with dementia.  Throughout the week, HQP teams will work through the design process from problem definition to brainstorming and business models to prototyping, culminating in a “pitch competition” with cash prize.

AGE-WELL will book and cover the cost of accommodation (double-occupancy) at Le Westin for four nights plus breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks.  Additionally AGE-WELL will arrange and cover the cost of roundtrip economy flights between your home airport and Montreal/Mont Tremblant.  We will also arrange for shuttle service from those airports to Le Westin on Monday and again from Le Westin to both airports on Friday.  AGE-WELL will not provide dinner costs or a per diem.

Requests for additional funding will be considered upon request.  Please include details in your application.

Who: AGE-WELL HQP only 

What: EPIC Summer Institute – Co-Creating Possibilities: Living Well With Dementia

Where: Le Westin Resort & Spa, Tremblant, Quebec

When: July 4-8, 2016


1) Applicants must be AGE-WELL HQP in good standing

2) Preference will be given to HQP who have made measurable progress towards completing the EPIC (Early Professionals, Inspired Careers) training program

3) If accepted, HQP must attend the entire summer institute and commit to working actively with their teammates

Application Requirements: 

1) Completed application form

2) Current CV

Application Procedure: 

The application is available to AGE-WELL HQP in Forum via the “My Applications” page.

Please answer each question thoroughly and enter your typed single-spaced responses into the text boxes provided. Completed applications are are due on 4 April, 2016.

Selection Procedure: 

All complete applications will be reviewed by members of the Summer Institute Steering committee.  HQP selected to attend will be contacted via email in early May, 2016.


July 4
July 8


Le Westin Resort & Spa, Tremblant, Quebec


AGE WELL Management Team