News

AGE-WELL welcomes new Board member

Apr 05 2018

(Français) AGE-WELL is pleased to welcome Mr. Larry Baldachin, Executive Vice President & Chief Business Officer at University Health Network (UHN), to the AGE-WELL Board of Directors. Mr. Baldachin has over 25 years of expertise in business planning and transformation, enterprise sales, marketing, customer...

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Wearable therapy

Mar 21 2018

(Français)   A Toronto research team has created clothing with a special something inside that delivers therapy in a whole new way. The novel shirt and pants are designed to help reawaken muscles in people with upper or lower limb paralysis caused by stroke...

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Homes that adapt to you

Mar 05 2018

(Français) For people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, home can become an unsafe environment. Now imagine a “smart home” that is loaded with sensors to help people stay safe and independent for as long as possible. AGE-WELL researchers are working to make this...

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Taking part in AGE-WELL research

Jan 11 2018

(Français) Ian Goldman has a message for older adults and caregivers interested in getting involved with an AGE-WELL research project: “Jump in!” That’s what Goldman did in 2016 when he heard about an AGE-WELL project looking for older adults to participate as research partners...

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