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Recipients of Aging and Gerontechnology Research Funding Announced

May 09 2016

(Français) Two projects have been selected to receive funding from AGE-WELL and the Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM). The funded projects are: COOK to support safety at home during meal preparation: perceptions of caregivers and clinicians Principal Investigator: Nathalie Bier, CRIUGM, Université de Montréal Co-researchers: Patricia Belchior, Ph.D., CRIUGM,

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AGE-WELL announces new research projects to support older adults and caregivers in the workplace

Apr 28 2016

Three new research projects that focus on older adults or caregivers in the workplace have been awarded funding as part of the inaugural AGE-WELL Catalyst Funding Program. The Catalyst Program supports innovative research projects aimed at generating, promoting or accelerating economic and social benefit in the field of technology and aging. This year’s theme, which

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AGE-WELL Scientific Director featured in U of T’s Edge magazine

Apr 18 2016

The latest issue of the University of Toronto’s Edge magazine profiles AGE-WELL Scientific Director Alex Mihailidis and the work he and AGE-WELL colleagues are doing to support healthy aging. From a high-tech home system that can detect dementia to an anti-collision powered wheelchair, the article highlights some of the new technologies and systems being developed

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