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June 2018

Creating the Future: AGE-WELL 2020-2025 (Vancouver, BC)

June 26 @ 9:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT
Segal Centre,
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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Network Renewal Planning Location: Josephine & Rosalie Segal Centre, Harbour Centre, Simon Fraser University 515 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3 AGE-WELL’s first five-year mandate ends in 2020. To prepare for the next phase of the network, we have begun a strategic planning process that will enable us to define our priorities for 2020-2025. The next stage in the process consists of engaging in a dialogue with stakeholders across Canada. This will take place through a number of consultations…

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Women, Technology and Pain

June 26 @ 6:00 pm EDT - 9:00 pm EDT

Imagine that you were in intense pain and you were unable to ask for help or that no one believed you when you did. Almost 1 in 5 Canadian sufferers from chronic pain and associated issues – the majority of these, are women. Yet, studies suggest time and time again that women’s pain is consistently both under recognized and undertreated by medical professionals. Hear from researchers developing technology to help identify when someone is in pain. FEATURING DR. BABAK TAATI PhD, PEng Toronto…

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Creating the Future: AGE-WELL 2020-2025 (Toronto, ON)

June 28 @ 1:00 pm EDT - 4:00 pm EDT
Hart House, University of Toronto,
7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H3 Canada
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Network Renewal Planning Location: Hart House, University of Toronto, 7 Hart House Cir, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3 AGE-WELL’s first five-year mandate ends in 2020. To prepare for the next phase of the network, we have begun a strategic planning process that will enable us to define our priorities for 2020-2025. The next stage in the process consists of engaging in a dialogue with stakeholders across Canada. This will take place through a number of consultations or “network renewal roadshows” where Drs. Alex…

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July 2018

AGE-WELL Webinar Series: Predicting and Preventing Falls using Technology

July 5 @ 2:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT

Predicting and Preventing Falls using Technology Date & Time:  Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 2:00PM ET Speakers: Dr. Steve Robinovitch, Professor, Simon Fraser University, Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology and School of Engineering Science REGISTER HERE Description: Falls are the largest cause of injuries in adults over age 65. Webinar participants will learn about new technologies being developed to predict, detect and prevent falls and fall-related injuries in long term care environments.…

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August 2018

AGE-WELL Webinar Series: Training the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

August 21 @ 2:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT

Date & Time:  Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 2:00PM ET Speakers: Dr. Richard McAloney, Director of Entrepreneurship, the Impact Centre & Dr. Pooja Viswanathan, CEO, Braze Mobility Inc. REGISTER HERE Description: The Impact Centre at the University of Toronto is an AGE-WELL core facility in entrepreneurship. Webinar participants will learn about the Impact Centre and the type of entrepreneurship and mentoring support they provide to researchers and trainees. Explore how AGE-WELL and the…

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October 2018

AGE-WELL Annual Conference

October 16 - October 18
Sheraton Wall Centre,
1088 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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AGE-WELL's 4th Annual Conference Innovation in Action October 16 - 18, 2018 Vancouver, BC Join us in October in Vancouver, BC for Innovation in Action, our fourth Annual Conference!  AGE-WELL2018 will be held as a pre-conference event to the Canadian Association on Gerontology Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting. AGE-WELL2018 will showcase a multi-disciplinary program of research and innovation from across the AGE-WELL network. Engaging demonstrations and presentations will spotlight real-world solutions to support healthy aging. Sessions are designed to maximize networking, knowledge exchange…

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