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Smart beds: Monitoring health during sleep

Jun 27 2018

(Français) Imagine a bed that monitors an older adult’s health while they sleep and alerts a health-care provider if there are potential problems. That’s the goal of an AGE-WELL project that uses pressure sensor technology to help predict and prevent health problems by analyzing clues such as movement, breathing and fluid retention. Pressure ulcers are

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High-tech in-home therapy

Jun 05 2018

(Français) For older adults recovering from stroke, an advanced “telerobotic” rehabilitation system developed by researchers in London, Ontario opens the door to a new supervised in-home therapy. The AGE-WELL-supported team is now testing its system with the goal of delivering frequent, low-cost, individualized therapy at home for older stroke survivors. The system, which incorporates haptic-

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YouAreUNLTD gives voice to new vision of aging and care

May 23 2018

(Français) AGE-WELL sponsors new publishing brand that embodies the middle-age forever mindset YouAreUNLTD is a new publishing brand designed to disrupt and redefine what it means to get older, by providing Canadians with a fresh voice and the resources they want to age with vitality. This business-to-business-to-consumer (B2B2C) publishing brand targets a unique audience, that

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AGE-WELL hosts first Day on the Hill  

May 14 2018

(Français) Engaging with policymakers is an important part of driving innovation in Canada. That is why AGE-WELL held its first ever Day on the Hill in Ottawa on May 2. AGE-WELL researchers, trainees, startups and innovation hubs showcased new   technologies designed to support healthy aging, and interacted with MPs, Senators and government staff. The event

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